Passage III

23. The author points out that many serious jazz enthusiasts know little about Berry primarily in order to:

  • A. criticize scholarship that has provided an unbalanced history of jazz.

  • B. demonstrate that the author is more knowledgeable than most jazz scholars.

  • C. illustrate the secrecy Berry demanded in order to preserve his family’s privacy.

  • D. explain why it’s likely that readers would be unfamiliar with Berry.