All About Jazz needs your help and we have a deal. Pay $20 and we'll hide those six pesky Google ads that appear on every page, plus this box and the slideout box on the right for a full year! You'll also fund website expansion.
We're just trying to provide something original to the scene. All of my players are great improvisers but we try to build on what we accomplished the night before. But once we play it like that for awhile it inevitablely changes into something else, a different feel, mood, tempo, whatever...so we don't get tired of playing it.
I love jazz because it's so different than pop and has an emotional pull that other music does not have.
I was first exposed to jazz when I saw Dave Brubeck in 1974.
The first jazz record I bought was Bitches Brew by Miles Davis.