Take Five With Aaron J Johnson
What are some of the essential requirements to keep jazz alive and growing?
I'm not sure there is a free-market solution. Artists need some incubation and nourishment to really flourish. There will always be creativity and that blinds us to the real needs of the artistic community.
What is in the near future?
Ready to go back in the studio and put in some work!
I am a full-time graduate student working towards a PhD in Historical Musicology at Columbia University in the City of New York. Pray for me.
If I weren't a jazz musician, I would be a: