Posts Tagged ‘David Wong’

Jazz Setlist, May 17-23: The “Recipe”

Thursday, May 17
Perhaps the best quote ever given on the "recipe" for jazz came from legendary saxophonist Dexter Gordon. "Jazz is an octopus," he said. "It takes what it can use." That's the attitude that you hear in the music going all the way back to the New Orleans "second line" that forms jazz's foundation: [...]