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One thing that Jazz and Circus have in common is thatunlike way too many things that we see in our daily livesyou can't fake them. You cannot pretend you're an expert among circus or jazz artists... If you are not ... it'll show! And this authenticity may be one of the reasons why they seem so precious in this age of disposable fakeness.
Here we continue our exploration of the connections between jazz and circuls with a dolly shot of circus acts, fire eaters, mimes, jugglers and many more.
Enjoy the show, and don't forget that jazz never fails to be our safety net when we fall off the trapeze because the other guy didn't bother reaching out for us...
Ben Allison "Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00
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