Well, as someone who's been playing it for over 30 years, I must say, I've yet to hear any definition that is completely accurate, much less all-encompassing....ALtoSaxMe said:What is Jazz?
LOL, I couldn't disagree more with that statement, except of course for those who never really learn to play! Maybe that's what he was trying to say??Peterogping said:By the way, he also said the wise words: "The saxophone is the only instrument which sounds the same when you are learning to play and when you have learned to play it"
every artist tries and tries and makes some efforts... (as long as he lives)JL said:LOL, I couldn't disagree more with that statement, except of course for those who never really learn to play! Maybe that's what he was trying to say??
That would suggest that Indian Classical Music, Bach on Pipe Organ, Mozart as a child on violin, Bulgarian Wedding music and a Rhythmically-challenged hippie banging away on his first djembe in some public park are all jazz.......TJS said:To me, jazz is music based in improvisation.
You could describe any style of music that way imo.ALtoSaxMe said:this teacher from my school who is a fine trumpet player says that Jazz is something you play with feeling, it's about expressing yourself and most of all it's from the heart.