Foreign News: Jazz Ban Down

Among U. S. jazz band leaders, Conductor Abraham Lyman is esteemed as able, cunning, shrewd. Nonetheless "Conductor Abie" was chaffed at when he recently announced that he would "buck and bust" the absolute embargo which the British Ministry of Labor has maintained since 1925 against professional U. S. jazz-folk.

The last U. S. jazz band to play in London—three and a half years ago—was the relatively restrained Brooke Johns Orchestra. Dauntlessly, however, "Conductor Abie" sailed from Manhattan. The Ministry of Labor agreed that "Abie's Own" may perform at a...

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