American Jazz

Famous quotes containing the words jazz and/or american:

    He could jazz up the map-reading class by having a full-size color photograph of Betty Grable in a bathing suit, with a co- ordinate grid system laid over it. The instructor could point to different parts of her and say, “Give me the co-ordinates.”... The Major could see every unit in the Army using his idea.... Hot dog!
    Norman Mailer (b. 1923)

    The American ideal, after all, is that everyone should be as much alike as possible.
    James Baldwin (1924–1987)