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Set List: Turn out the Stars (Evans); My Foolish Heart (Young); Days of Wine and Roses (Mancini); Memory of Scotty (Don Friedman); Kind of Bill (Joe La Barbera); Blue in Green (Evans/Davis); My Romance (Rodgers/Hart); Little Prayer (Wind).
Personnel: Martin Wind: leader, upright bass; Scott Robinson: saxophones, trumpet; Bill Mays: piano; Joe La Barbera: drums; Sharon Robinson: flute (Blue in Green).
I love jazz because anything is possible; it has few rules and the best jazz breaks those ones. I prefer free improv because it doesn't really have any rules at all.
I was first exposed to jazz in my teens (in the late sixties).
The first jazz record I bought was Filles de Kilimanjaro by Miles Davis, shortly followed by Extrapolation by John McLaughlin.
My advice to new listeners is to listen as widely as possible and not to make snap judgments--stick with it.