Popdose: Taking a stand with ‘conscious jazz’


My latest “Jazz Don’t Hurt” column for Popdose.com takes a look at jazz musicians who’ve taken a political or social stand with their music. From Billie Holiday and Max Roach to Chris Washburne and Vijay Iyer, the essay offers a brief overview of 50 years of political jazz. Here ’tis: Taking A Stand With ‘Conscious Jazz’.

Author: Jason Crane

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