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Brian Case, On the Snap (Caught by the River, 2015), 2015

THERE WAS a general impression among the rock writers when I arrived that jazz was something that went with pottery in St Ives, whereas I felt jazz was extremely alive and more exciting than the crap they were listening to. When I first started writing for them they were amazed, they realized they actually liked my style. I hoped that it would lead a lot of people into the music. Fat chance.

Total word count of piece: 880


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