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Our goal was to create a singular space where you can find useful information about Jazz. Jazz is more than just a music genre. It is a culture. It is music that speaks to the mind, body, and soul. It completes the human spirit. And to all Jazz lovers, I hail the. You are my kind of people. Welcome to this beautiful space.

What are the roots of smooth Jazz?

How and when did smooth jazz come to? These are some of the questions I will be answering in this section. You may or may not know this, but smooth Jazz was a fusion of Jazz and some other music genres. Some Jazz lovers were positively receptive toward it, but many others did not embrace it So it created a bit of controversy in the Jazz community, and it still does. I want to enlighten you on the roots of smooth Jazz. Stay tuned.

What is Urban Jazz all about?

Jazz music has evolved over the years. A few decades ago, when traditional Jazz ruled. There was no such thing as Urban Jazz. But today, Urban Jazz is a kind of music genre of its own with its own unique sound which is very distinctive from traditional Jazz. Now, not everyone understands Urban Jazz so I am here to clarify a few things and help you identify Urban Jazz when you hear it Please allow me to guide you on this fascinating journey as you discover the true meaning of Urban Jazz.

Smooth Jazz artists who just won't go away

There are smooth Jazz artists that are simply ageless. Year after year, people continue to enjoy their music. In fact, their audience is simply growing. So who are these Jazz artists? If you love smooth Jazz, you are probably familiar with some of them. Their names are probably a constant in your playlist, or on Jazz radio. Check out this list to approve what you already know, and also discover new things. I can assure you it is an interesting list worth your time

What is the allure of smooth Jazz?

Despite the continued war against smooth Jazz among some Jazz enthusiasts. Many people do enjoy it and find it exciting. So what is the allure of smooth Jazz? What makes it popular among a variety of Jazz lovers, young and old? I think it all lies in the sound. But this answer only scratches the surface of these questions. For an in-depth look at what makes smooth Jazz popular and appealing to the masses, you will have to continue reading the content of this page. I am sure you have your own opinion about this subject. Heck, we may even share the same sentiment. I will be talking about what other people think, and what the critics say. This is very important information so please dive in immediately.

The Numbing Effects Of Smooth Jazz

The Numbing Effects Of Smooth Jazz
A seductive and hypnotic mellow instrumental compilation, infused with the full expressive sapphire pursing of the cords. Persuasive allures, employing subliminal penetrating alpha, delta and theta rhythm waves; affirming the audience captive to a copious array of advantages. Genuine halcyon well-being benefits have the profound magnetic effect upon the listener. Sounds great- right? In other words- this music will most likely send you into early catatonia immersed deep beneath the influence of its initial charm, with a hidden agenda awaiting to be discovered.

Won't Kenny G Die Already!

Won't Kenny G Die Already!
Every genre of music has its own pariah: rock music has Nickleback, for instance. In the world of rap, it's 6ix9ine that draws the ire of the real hip-hop heads. You know what we're talking about: artists that despite their millions of views and streams, significant record sales (by today's standards anyway), and sold out concerts no one will admit to being a fan, and they are despised by the critics and the die-hard music nerds. So what about Jazz music? People who love Jazz really, really love Jazz and as much as John Coltrane, Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner, and other great players are universally revered, Kenny G is universally panned as being a complete hack and an insult to the art of musical improvisation.

The Roots of Smooth Jazz

The Roots of Smooth Jazz
Smooth Jazz dates back to a fusion of music genres that stared to manifest itself in the 1970’s in America and developed alongside more traditional jazz, but it was not until during the 1980’s that the term ‘smooth jazz’ started to be used. It has to be said that the use of this classification and indeed the genre itself has created a great deal of controversy and conjecture especially amongst the jazz music community as a whole.

Nu Jazz, Shaking Off The Past

Nu Jazz, Shaking Off The Past
Jazz music seems to provoke a polarizing effect amongst people like no other genre of music. There isn’t a lot of in between when it comes to Jazz, you either love it or you hate it. Until recent years this also applied equally to Jazz fusion styles, like Smooth Jazz. However, with the emergence of the “Nu Jazz” scene in many cities around the world, it may be the first shot for any form of Jazz to challenge the success of the more popular forms of music.