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boards Virginia of approved to justices, the the A New Dances Taking Place of Jazz The Halls of Paris By I1AKKY K. FLOKV PARIS. Jan. 20.--Jazz is dead--or at least dying. No less an authority than Maurice Chevalier, leading French comedian, with a record of fifteen yiars on "boards" for many yea's of that period ' the partner of the famous Mistinguette. Is responsible for the statement. ' And Maurice, actually believing what he says, is remodelling his style, minimizing jazz songs and concentrating on the old style caf 'cone,' swiftly sung narrative toiu with Innumerable Innumerable verses. Out of Date "Jdtz is out of date." says Chevalier. Chevalier. "The public tires even of the best things, admitting that Jazz have belonged to that class. "Nevertheless we must not slander jazz too much. Even if it has been overdone to the point of casing nausea, nausea, these American and negro rhythms pepped up our old music, injecting new blood and vitality

Clipped from The Bee21 Jan 1928, SatPage 5

The Bee (Danville, Virginia)21 Jan 1928, SatPage 5
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