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Establishment of a new jazz society, whose purpose is "to create an atmosphere here at Harvard that will foster an appreciation of the idiom," was announced last night by its provisional president, Thomas B. Wilson, Jr. '54. The faculty sponsors will be Walter H. Piston '24, professor of Music, and Allen D. Sapp, Jr., head section man in Music I.

Named the Harvard New Jazz Society, the group will "focus attention on all that's good in jazz, not only bop or progressive. Only our prejudice," Wilson stated, "is a catholicity of jazz taste."

The group will hold an organizational meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the Lamont Forum Room. Wilson extends an invitation to "all interested in jazz and its recognition as an indigenous art form."

He added that the club intends to effect a group-attendance arrangement with Storyville and the High Hat, and to sponsor a series of lecture-concert programs in the history of jazz. Wilson experimented with this idea in February.

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