Again, the old image of world music coming from pure local styles that stemmed out of the map places has given way to a more worldly, connected type of music, where the artists consciously decide what to put into the mix. At OFFest, cultures quickly mingle and the world grows smaller and even more tangled.
I love jazz because is about creation.
I was first exposed to jazz when a was a kid.
The best show I ever attended was Pat Metheny Trio in Puerto Rico /
The first jazz-fusion record I bought was Return to Forever.