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CHEV-OCT-7-B - escapes. 6 of 7 It. "We have watched the...
escapes. 6 of 7 It. "We have watched the triumph jazz. It probably would not have been as great a triumph here If It had not been for our multitudes x-lsitors, chiefly American. Now I think -we are wa.tch.lng its decadence." decadence." Chevalier is now starring in the new- revue at the Casino de Paris. Just before opening there he completed completed a tour of the provinces, taking taking with him' not only a jazz but also two extra pianists. Sang Own Songs "Often I sang my songs simply piano accompaniment," he said. "I found my audiences preferred that to the wild animal sounds of the 'band." Chevalier has never played In America, despite the fact oe has received received many attractive offers. This year, however, he says he Is determined determined to go. "Do you think they will like my new style?" he asked.* "Because I am tired of jazz."

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  1. The Bee,
  2. 21 Jan 1928, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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