Music: Low Taste

The Russians, busy cleaning house on the political levels (see FOREIGN NEWS), found time to cock an ear at the subject of Chattanooga Choo Choo and related items of sub-basement culture. They were not amused. Moscow's mighty Izvestia, whose nods and scowls are promptly imitated by all right-thinking bureaucrats, scowled at "dzhaz."

Izvestia frowned particularly at a jazzy comrade named Eddy Rozner, who leads the Government-sponsored State Jazz Orchestra of White Russia, and is one of the hottest of the Soviet Union's not-so-hot bandsmen. His band is one of the six most popular in the U.S.S.R., ranks with Leonid Utesov and his...

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