Re: Is free Jazz the best Jazz?
Smooth jazz doesn't have structure? I'd like to see that one explained.
I've found that very few people have the ability, whatever you wish to call that ability, to play free and make anything meaningful of it. In the case of free jazz is seems that, for the most part, Marshall McLuhan was right, and once you get the message you're pretty much left with abstract expressionist ear wash.
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