I love jazz but completely understand why somebody would not. Roughly 95 percent of music in the genre is self-indulgent, regressive crap, but that other 5 percent rules hard enough to possibly convert haters. Here are the six best jazz records for people who hate jazz.
(Words by Ryan Wasoba)The payoff of improvised music comes in the form of unspoken,
unplanned climaxes born of highly evolved communication between
disciplined musicians. These moments come in the form of well-placed
melodies, unexpected texture changes and tension-releasing cymbal
crashes. They mat ... More >>