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So. What came to my mind, hearing the news, was this important question for discussion: Is Quincy Jones the most influential individual in American music of the last fifty years, or is he the most influential individual in 20th Century American music?

I suppose that boils down to whether Jelly Roll Morton really gets all the credit he claimed. But I’m willing to listen to other nominees.

Tolerabimus quod tolerare debemus,


who's in the top 10?

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