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Take Five With Bradford Rogers

By Published: November 5, 2010
What are some of the essential requirements to keep jazz alive and growing? I think, to paraphrase various comments I heard Miles make (and to which I agree), jazz has to keep changing and evolving if it's going to be a living language. That doesn't necessarily mean that technology has to be involved; but that may be part of it in some cases. I love acoustic jazz, though...and the trick there is to not get stuck re-doing things that have already been done, just because you have the same instrumentation.

What is in the near future? I expect to release the next CD around April 2011, in time for the Spring festival season.

By Day:

I also own a multimedia company that caters to the legal and medical industries.

If I weren't a jazz musician, I would be a: If I weren't a jazz musician, I would be a circumnavigating sailor. I got bitten by the ocean bug later in life, and I love the Caribbean and being out on the ocean.

Photo Credit

2009 Used Film, Courtesy of Bradford Rogers


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