My Jazz Story
I love jazz because...lots of reasons, but mainly because there's improvisation.
I was first exposed to jazz...on TV, I seem to remember Oscar Peterson sweating profusely over his piano
I met Pat Metheny...after a gig with my friend and teacher John Etheridge
The best show I ever attended was...above PM gig and Bill Frisell circa 1989
The first jazz(ish) record I bought was...probably Alive and Well in Paris by Soft Machine
My advice to new listeners...Start with Miles and Coltrane