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Yeah, so what if? What if he heard swing eighth notes in his head?

What if jazz came out of that era and we were now in the hey day of classical music? I don’t think jazz would have been beyond his comprehension and all it would have taken, I suppose, was a couple of swing eighth notes to get him started.

Chord progressions are chord progressions and my long ago piano teacher once told me that Bach wrote in I, IV, V which is the building block for rock and roll.

In any case, rather than delve into a post doctoral thesis about the title I’ll leave it to someone with more musical knowledge than me to pick up the ball and run with it.