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1940 is sometimes given as the date of the invention of Latin Jazz, when Frank "Machito" Grillo, who before long would be famous for his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion, started his band, the African-Cubans, in New York City.

A) same

B) Before long becoming famous for his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion, the invention of Latin Jazz is sometimes dated to 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo

C) The invention of Latin Jazz is sometimes dated to 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo, who before long would be famous for his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion,

D) The invention of Latin Jazz, sometimes dated to 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo, with his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion that before long would make him famous,

E) With his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion that before long would make him famous, Latin Jazz is sometimes dated as having been invented in 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2006, 13:57
IMO it is C..

B .. misplaced modifier.. Everything else just sounds awkward
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Re: SC- Latin Jazz [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2006, 20:05
C) The invention of Latin Jazz is sometimes dated to 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo, who before long would be famous for his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion,
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 [#permalink] New post 23 Mar 2006, 22:10
C it is.

The invention of Latin Jazz is sometimes dated to 1940, when Frank "Machito" Grillo, who before long would be famous for his glorious combinations of jazz harmony and Cuban percussion,

1940 and when are placed close to each other.
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2006, 01:03
Choice is between A and C. C scores over for being more concise and less wordy.
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 [#permalink] New post 24 Mar 2006, 12:25
BOTH A and C are grammatically correct!!!.
However, C is more concise to read than A.
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 [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2006, 03:41
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OA is ^ C ^

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 [#permalink] New post 25 Mar 2006, 04:27
(C) for the correct modifier. Took the full 2 minutes (phew!)
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