provided 10 short examples of music labeled “jazz” by the music industry. All 10 are by jazz musicians esteemed by the industry and (most) critics. However, all of
these musicians have had their jazz credentials questioned at one time or another – two of the musicians even debated each other’s “jazz chops” in the early days of
the internet! So now it is your time to say whether or not each example is “jazz” to you. There aren’t really any wrong answers here, just be sure to justify your
For each example give a brief description regarding which jazz characteristics are present and which are absent. You may wish to describe what other style(s) of music
Then, for each example, determine whether or not you think it is jazz. Regardless of that, though, do you like the example?
At the end, pick the “jazziest” example and explain your answer.
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