Russell Malone: Playing for People

Video interview of guitarist who thinks jazz has lost touch with its real audience

In this video interview from iRockJazz, Russell Malone explains why popularity in jazz has declined and transformed into an obscure, critic-appeasing brand of music where artists have ignored engaging the audience and playing for people, which are the essential elements that once made jazz the music of choice.


Russell Malone

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  • Nov 23, 2011 at 01:18PM Kandie Webster

    That's quite the paraphrasing going on there. Not quite what Russell said...not sure it should be summed up in that way. That's like embellishing his words to mean something more that what he actually stated

    Kandie Le Britain Webster in Washington State ~ jazzylover59.

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