With a bit of hesitation, the jazz fan dips his/her little toe into the surging river of electronica and dance music. Sure, jazz in its early incarnations as dance music encouraged our fathers (maybe grandfathers) to hit the floor. Since the bebop revolution however, dancing has only maintained itself within the jazzer’s heart, as the listening evolution made legs atrophy.
The trouble with the intersection of jazz and club music is the beats. Club music requires a steady pulse, while the odd measure and changing time signatures of modern jazz has kept many in their seats. Zero dB ...read more