jazz 8-16-2011

Jazz will never die, so learn to like it.

Ten jazz tracks you should know.

Think jazz is too deep for you? Think it’s seen its day? Well, you’re wrong. Listen to any version of the old Gershwin tune “Summertime” and tell us you don’t know what it’s about. Does the name Esperanza Spalding ring a bell? She won a GRAMMY over that teenage boy with over eight million Twitter followers. Truth is, jazz is as American as fireworks on the Fourth of July. It’s as much a part of our heritage as grilling up a hamburger. And there’s more of it today than ever. Although you don’t have to make it ... Read the full story »