Accessing Jazz

Our local NPR affiliate yesterday rebroadcast Neal Conan’s discussion with Wynton Marsalis on Talk of the Nation. My ears perked up at the mention of the jazz legend’s name.

I found Marsalis’s eloquent and passionate descriptions of the history, theory, and deeper meanings of jazz and blues to be profoundly moving. His eagerness to help everyone find reward in the study of jazz was truly inspiring. His book moved to the top of my reading list:

Tags: Reading

Updated at: 3 February 2009 1:02 PM

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