Jazz is Dead, Long Live Jazz


Read the three following pieces which discuss the contemporary moment and survey artists who situate themselves within these arguments on where jazz is going. All three are in the files. Write a short synthesis essay that summarizes the main points of these pieces and identifies any resonances and tensions between them. Conclude your essay with a well-thought out opinion of the topics at hand and reference any points of resonance you can think of outside of Jazz History. 1000 words minimum, 1400 maximum