Are We In A Golden Age Of Jazz?


Jazz seems to be celebrating a renaissance of sorts. Artists like Kamasi Washington (pictured) are backing rap artists like Kendrick Lamarr and performing their own sets at festivals such as Bonaroo. Your Alicia Keys custom radio stations on your Pandora or iHeartradio apps will most likely include Ella Fitzgerald or the more contemporary Cecile McLorin Salvant as well as Beyonce or Adele. This article, https://www.theguardian.com/music/2016/jul/08/is-jazz-entering-a-new-golden-age by Seth Colter Walls does a great job of explaining this quiet resurgence of this American original.

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