“Jazz” is a music driven by improvisation, creativity and individual originality. It was never pop music and is still alive today.
“Swing” is a commercially driven sub-genre of jazz and was the popular music of its day in the United States (and world) circa 1935-1946.
Two different sensibilities …
CbQ UPDATE – Really interesting and productive rehearsals with my new quartet playing my original music. Different. Unique. Ideas and theories documented. Very cool. It is interesting hearing these ideas becoming real. Thanks to Clarence Smith, Roger Wilder, and Jeff Harshbarger for bringing their talent to this project. Thanks to Stanton Kessler for bringing his recording production experience and advice.
Cb – www.BurnettMusic.com