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House Proceeding 12-15-09 on Dec 15th, 2009 :: 1:11:25 to 1:14:55
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Lamar S. Smith

1:11:10 to 1:11:30( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: norway or this music is still going on and it's something that we celebrate and i'm glad to bring it before the house today passing this resolution, 894, and i re

Lamar S. Smith

1:11:25 to 1:14:55( Edit History Discussion )
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Lamar S. Smith

1:11:31 to 1:11:53( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman reserves. the gentleman from texas. mr. smith: i yield myself such time as i mayonsume. the speaker pro tempore: the gent mr. smith: i support chairman conyer resolution 894, which honors

Lamar S. Smith

1:11:54 to 1:12:18( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the 50th anniversary of the blue" and reaffirming jazz as a national treasure. i supp music halls, but in the hall of congress.

Lamar S. Smith

1:12:19 to 1:12:39( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: in 1987, representative conyers honored jazz. taking its name from thi the h.r. 57 center opened washington to promote jazz and blues. he sponsored a bill to award

Lamar S. Smith

1:12:40 to 1:13:00( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: funding for the focus on jazz. chairman conyers has long supported efforts to bring live jazz to audiences in he's helped on boards of the na

Lamar S. Smith

1:13:01 to 1:13:21( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: jazz is a historic american creation certainly should be honored and supported by congress today. this year marks the 50th anniversary of the famous jazz album, kind of blue. on august 17, 1957, miles davis and his ensemble, sextet,

Lamar S. Smith

1:13:22 to 1:13:44( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: collaborated to record "kind of blue" this album jazz like never before. it led columbia records to declare 1959 as jazz's greatest year. today, "kind of blue" is recognized as the best-selling jazz bum of all time. its influence on music, beyond jazz alone, has led music writers to view it as one of

Lamar S. Smith

1:13:45 to 1:14:05( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: the most influential albums ever. in 2002, it was one of 50 recordings chosen by the library of congress to be added to the recording registry. in 2003, "kind blue" was ranked number 12 on " stones" magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all

Lamar S. Smith

1:14:06 to 1:14:27( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: time. the author of the book "kind of blue: the making of a miles davis masterpiece" called it the premier album of its era, jazz or otherwise. pianist chet one thing to just play a tune or play a program of music, but

Lamar S. Smith

1:14:28 to 1:14:49( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: it's another thing to language of music which is what "kind of blue" did. as a distinctly american language of music, jazz is rightfully honored by chairman conyers' resolution today. it is with great pleasure i join him in supporting this rolution and i urge our colleagues to support the re

Lamar S. Smith

1:14:50 to 1:14:56( Edit History Discussion )

Lamar S. Smith: we have no further speakers on this side so i yield back the balance of my time. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman yields back the

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