Kristin Callahan

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2019-01-18

I love jazz because it is musically complex, emotional, and challenges me. I was first exposed to jazz later in life, at around 29 years old. I met Barry Harris, Roy Hargrove, and Johnny O'Neal sitting in at jams in NYC. The first jazz record I bought was You Won't Forget Me by Shirley Horn. My advice to new listeners is keep an open mind.

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