Carl Doering has given me permission to show Rifftides readers the message he posted yesterday on the Jazz West Coast listserve.
I am so excited. The day before yesterday, Miles Davis was elected to the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame. What a great day for the jazz world. Finally one of its own has gained enough stature to be included with such luminaries as Elvis Presley, The Animals, Michael Jackson and the never-to-be-forgotten AC/DC. Miles
can now rest in peace. His legacy will live on.
I wonder if anyone can nominate someone to the hall of fame.
Think what it would do for the reputation of Stan Kenton.
I know Duke would have been proud.
Let’s start a campaign to get some more jazz folks in.
I’m proud to be a jazz fan.
Sweet Home, Chicago
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