Boy oh boy, another highlight from the Atlantic Monthly archives:
"JAZZ is upon us everywhere. To deny the fact is to assume the classic ostrich pose, head buried in the sand, tail-feathers to the sun. To shout alarm hysterically from the housetops, is to exhibit over-confidence in clamorous indignation as a purifier of morals, if it be not wholly to ignore historic precedent..."
Atlantic anno 1922: Jazz: A Musical Discussion