Jazz: View from the Inside

THE RAMSEY LEWIS TRIO THEY'RE IN, declared the electric sign atop Chicago's London House. But no one had to be told; the lines of fans snaking around the block last week were testimony enough. Pianist Ramsey Lewis, 30, is not only In, he is the hottest jazz artist going. And amazingly enough, he is going strongest in the rock-'n'-roll market where jazzmen have customarily gone over like the tenor in a burlesque house. The younger generation, it seems, having grown up at a time when the Young Turks of jazz are grimly exploring the wild beyond, has adopted...

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