[JPL] Boston Globe article on "sm**th jazz"

DPolletta at aol.com DPolletta at aol.com
Thu Jul 20 17:18:12 EDT 2006


In a message dated 7/20/2006 5:06:37 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
arturo893 at qwest.net writes:
says Botti, a resister. "But all people
know is that it's smooth, so it translates into 'makes them feel
relaxed.' " Because of that, listeners don't associate it with the
more complex forms of bebop or fusion. "Most people think Sade is a
badass jazz musician, and I love Sade. But is she a jazz musician?
Heck no>

Damn narrow minded smooth jazz police....

Dan Polletta
WCPN-FM


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