Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Killer Strayhorn album review by Plastic Sax

As recently as the '80s, jazz was still a viable form of popular music.  Acts like Spyro Gyra, David Sanborn and Grover Washington, Jr. sold albums to people who also enjoyed the music of Anita Baker, Lionel Richie and Journey.  The best-selling jazz of the era was designed to please casual listeners with sturdy melodies, accessible textures and an overall pleasant sensibility. 

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