The Norwegian saxophon player, Jan Garbarek had an early breakthrough into the elite of modern jazz in the 60\'s, due to his extensive cooperation with Keith Jarrett. His name is listed next to the big names from the U.S... more
I love jazz because next to my kids, it's the love of my life.
I was first exposed to jazz by Joe Rico from a tiny station in Niagara Falls in 1954 when I was 13.
The best show I ever attended was Maynard Ferguson who blew the roof off Massey Hall in the late 50s.
My advice to new listeners is to listen to everything you can and then listen again.