Music: Jive in Barracks

Couple of months ago, aureoled Leopold Stokowski got the U. S. Army to let him tinker with a military band at Fort MacArthur, Calif. Shortly Maestro Stokowski proclaimed that martial music should be rescored, chiefly with more saxophones; that Army bands should be sent into battle in tanks and armored cars, tootling the while. Last week the American Bandmasters' Association, meeting in Madison, Wis., officially resolved that Dr. Stokowski should mind his talk: he was "incapable of speaking with authority on bands."

The U. S. band which speaks for itself with the most...

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