Jazz is one of those unique spaces that continue to give to the masses, long after the deaths of the original progenitors, whether if they were immortalized or forgotten through the passages of time. Jazz has always been a important proponent in the advancement and progression of other music genres, most notably within the sounds of Hip Hop and Rock & Roll. Consider this rumination by Greg Tate into the deepening connection with Jazz's history and future in popular music.
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Illustration by Pablo Delcan.