Conversation Starters

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Conversation Starters: Conversation Starters
Back in 2014, we presented a series of questions to our readers—some more provocative than others, as part of a new column called The Big Question. Many received a good response and after recently revisiting them, we realized some are still highly relevant today. So we batched up a handful and will publish them over the course of this week. To participate, click any of the links below then scroll down to the comments section associated with the question.

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Some of the freshest and most innovative music in the current day is coming from the jazz world. Why isn't this better known?


Can jazz become culturally relevant again? If so, how?


Why don't more jazz venues present the music more in line with how people live today, rather than how they lived 60 years ago?


Is it OK for artists to pay writers for reviews?


What is your preferred music listening format?

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