You’ll enjoy Andrew J. Sammut’s new piece, TURN UP THOSE FOOTNOTES! (published in ALL ABOUT JAZZ) where he discusses our fascination with “geniuses” and “stars,” how worthy musicians don’t get their deserved attention.
And here’s some appropriate soundtrack music:
That’s “jazzgirl1920s” dancing, with Elgin movements in her hips (and a twenty-year guarantee).
Catch the stomping piano chorus by Alex Hill before the incendiary stop-time episode!
If Andrew wanted to embark on a series of Forgotten Heroes and Heroines, he could spend a long time — rewarding for readers, however!