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Jeff Slavin

My Jazz Story

Published on: 2019-03-07

I love jazz because it is improvised, like life. I was first exposed to jazz watching Louis Armstrong on The Jackie Gleason Show. I met Gil Evans, a hero of mine. The best show I ever attended was the Max Roach Quintet 1982. The first jazz record I bought was Brown Roach Inc. My advice to new listeners: listen