Where Count Basie tickled the ivories at the Reno Club and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Where cats like Lester Young, Mary Lou Williams, Buster Smith and the Bird lit up a strip of clubs, juke joints and honky-tonks with their brand new sound.
Search Playlists for this Program Sandra Arrington I think of Jazz in a broader spectrum. Jazz is a form of art music. I'm going to showcase a kaleidoscope of Jazz music, which may not necessarily fall into the established Jazz norm. Fusion gives to Jazz not only different rhythms and instrumentation, but it's also about improvisation, about getting unexpected good blends. Just like Coffee.