Music: Jazz Symphony

Nobody expects jazz musicians to play symphonies. But some high-brow concert audiences still think that symphonic musicians can play jazz. Symphonies are made to be played in concert halls for people who buy tickets to listen to them; the best jazz is made up on the spur of the moment, belongs in the jam session or the dance hall. Last week in Philadelphia's mid-Victorian Academy of Music, members of the Philadelphia Orchestra, under platinum-blond Maestro Leopold Stokowski, jiggled and swayed, did their best to lose their educated musician's sense of discipline, tried embarrassingly...

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