Vail Jazz column: Jazz ghosts and Yellowjackets

Vail Jazz column: Jazz ghosts and Yellowjackets
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By Krista Driscoll

Jazz is truly a unique form of music, the hallmark of which is improvisation. But this article is not about what sets jazz apart from other forms of popular music; instead, we focus on what it has in common with all popular music. No, it is not melody, harmony and rhythm; it is the need for an audience. Yes, many musicians play music for the love of it, but let’s face it, if you are going to dedicate your life to making music, you need an audience. You can be a virtuoso and possess a compelling stage presence, but for …

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