Jane’s Jazz Addiction’s (JJA) musical foundation is firmly rooted in the traditions of swing jazz, particularly the musical style known as “Gypsy”, “Sinti” or “Hot Club” – jazz. However, each of the players in JJA has extensive experience with other musical genres (especially classical music) and so the ensemble instinctively takes a more expansive approach to the music they choose to play and the way they interpret it. The result is that while you certainly will hear a fabulous tune composed by Django or someone else who is part of the Gypsy Jazz canon, ofttimes that tune will be paired with a piece by Chopin or Debussy. And the beauty is…when these instrumentalists get together to make music, it all makes sense.
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