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Peter Campbell

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2017-04-06

I was first exposed to jazz or what could be considered foundations of jazz through musicians not typically associated with it: Joni Mitchell and Stephen Sondheim. Both "pushed the envelope" when it came to musical genres and vocabulary. Both have explored the harmonic and structural possibilities of song. As a vocalist who works within traditional song structure, I look for those harmonic and rhythmic possibilities to inspire my work.

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