Jazz Roots

Quincy Jones Music, 2011CD
Instrument: Instrumental

Issue: 17.2

Jazz Ruler Type: Classic
O's Jazz Ruler

Performance: 5
Performance Chart

Sound: 3
Sound Chart

Score Chart

O’s Notes: Jazz Roots is an educational concert series and that focuses on the history of American jazz. The architects of the series and this recording are Larry Rosen and Quincy Jones. The Music of the Americas is a 2-disc compilation that spans jazz history from it’s early African roots to ragtime and blues then swing and big bands, bebop, Latin, cool jazz, hard bop and free jazz then moving to contemporary forms Brazilian, fusion, funky, R&B and smooth forms. This chronicle parallels our Jazz Ruler including performances from legendary and contemporary performers. It has a place in any jazz collection.


Publicist: SONY BMG Music Entertainment