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Suenos Latin-Jazz: Azul Oscuro

Read "Azul Oscuro" reviewed by Chip Boaz

Interpretation exists as both a necessity and a dangerous path for the Latin Jazz artist. Creativity and personalization are important tenants of jazz; artists cannot repeatedly perform songs the same way. An artist makes their statement by interpreting melodic phrasing, harmonic alterations, and the rhythmic feel. When an artist interprets stylistic elements, they run the risk of diluting the music's historical foundations. Altering fundamental Latin rhythmic structures displays a blatant disregard for the music's lineage. Sueños Latin-Jazz pushes the boundaries ...


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