Tag: jazz

All hail cultural appropriation!

It’s only a matter of time before whites aren’t allowed to listen to jazz anymore.

Just like dreadlocks and the word “squad,” soon the greatest expression of American culture, what Dizzy Gillespie referred to as “our native art form—jazz!” may be deemed off-limits to white serial cultural appropriators.

This would be……

Voices of Brazil: Elis Regina

The first time you listen to Elis Regina, you are overwhelmed by the emotion with which she sings. You can hear her smile and feel her joy. Her intense energy is palpable. The power and attack of her technique spellbinds the listener. Elis interprets every song in her own unique way, with raw……