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Nutty: Jetsetter Jazz

Read "Jetsetter Jazz" reviewed by James Nadal

The outsourcing of cover material in jazz has become relatively common practice. The vast Great American Songbook, with diversity ranging from popular standards to show tunes and beyond, has provided a goldmine for improvisation, as has gospel, blues and soul music. So the question arises: what about rock? Why hasn't this genre contributed more to the jazz repertoire? Is it that many jazz musicians don't want to admit that they came up--as many have--listening to rock, and still have an ...


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