This may be the shortest history lesson in the history of lessons! It’s a progression in sound of jazz origins and influences, their evolution into the music we enjoy today, and the mutually beneficial relationship with other musical forms, from country to rock and blues to bluegrass.
The Mark Of Jazz is more than just the name of a website. It’s a name with historic, musical and even social significance, all tied to one dedicated man and the superstar performer who was the focus of his entire career. Hear ‘whydat’ is important to our celebration of the music we call jazz.