Music: Hot Ambassador

In the autumn, Europe's leading conductors cross the Atlantic to direct U. S. symphony orchestras through the formal winter concert season. In the summer, U. S. jazz bands go to Europe to demonstrate in music halls and night clubs their country's one & only original contribution to music. Europe in the past few summers has heard smooth, suave jazz played by Paul Whiteman, Rudy Vallèe, Guy Lombardo. It has also heard Negro syncopators who scorn sweet stereotype melodies and easy orthodox rhythms. But this summer Europeans will have a chance to hear...

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