Bill Evans used to say: “It bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It’s not. It’s feeling”. That explains our title. Are you ready for some great feelings and some great jazz?
Arisen in America, jazz can be seen as a reflection of the nation’s cultural diversity. One thing that makes jazz music so unique is that it’s focused on improvisation.
Everybody knows the history of jazz, don’t they? Very briefly, jazz was born from groups of black African slaves. They improvised collective songs while they were working in the plantations. Gradually these improvisations beacame a style in music called jazz.
TOP JAZZ MUSICIANS
And now...we have made a rank of the best 10 jazz musicians of all time...
They have been the best jazz musicians in history, they have made the history of jazz.
SOME FAMOUS QUOTES ABOUT JAZZ
- “Hot can be cool, and cool can be hot, and each can be both. But hot or cool, man, jazz is jazz.” Louis Armstrong.
- “There are only two things: love, all sorts of love, with pretty girls, and the music of New Orleans or Duke Ellington. Everything else ought to go, because everything else is ugly.” Boris Vian.
- “There are two kinds of music. Good music, and the other kind.” Duke Ellington
- “It bugs me when people try to analyze jazz as an intellectual theorem. It’s not. It’s feeling” Bill Evans
- “My music is the spiritual expression of what I am – my faith, my knowledge, my being … When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups … I want to speak to their souls." John Coltrane
The next post will be about one of the greatest jazz artist.... Louis Armstrong!! So... stay tuned!!
We think Jazz is one of the most fascinating music styles, and you?
Do you like it?
Do you like it?
ALESSANDRO M. & BENNY