Israelite House of David - Pioneers In Development Or Dissemination
An unanswered question today is were the House of David bands true pioneers in the development, or only pioneers in the dissemination of Jazz? The fact that they were promoted as a novelty act does not preclude innovation. The novelty angle was played by many of the early Jazz bands that are considered innovators. Neither did their fame, nor the fact that they reached their zenith during the birth of Jazz makes them Jazz innovators.
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