[JPL] Christian Scott & playing jazz

Tom Reney tr at wfcr.org
Wed Jan 11 11:22:15 EST 2012


http://nicholaspayton.wordpress.com/2011/11/27/on-why-jazz-isnt-cool-anymore/

Any chance he's parroting this recent screed by Nicholas Payton?



On 1/11/2012 11:13 AM, Russ Davis wrote:
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> I should have added that I'm kind of surprised since when his first record came out I interviewed him and he was big into the history and being from New Orleans. Plus his uncle is Donald Harrison and I once saw a show at the House of Blues in NOLA when Donald had him come up and join him and he blew the hell out of some bebop with the band.
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> On Jan 11, 2012, at 11:10 AM, Russ Davis wrote:
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>> I'd love to see the quote to get the context of what he said.
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>>> Jae wrote<<<  In a recent interview is Christian Scott...not the first time I've heard this from him... talking about how he doesn't consider himself playing jazz. Dissing it in my view...like it's the bastard child (snip)>>>
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>>> He is not the first "jazzer" to say that, many musicians going back to the 1920s and since, have preferred not to be pigeon-holed as a jazz musician or playing jazz. it's no big whoop!
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