Future of Jazz Charles de Ledesma reviews the CD Future Sounds of Jazz, Volume 8. It's part of a series from Compost Records that features the merging of electronica and jazz. Charles says there is a new generation listening to jazz, raised on hip-hop, rock, house music and world music. These musicians are fusing all of this together into a new sound that many critics are calling "nu jazz." It's fun, challenging, and many think it's where the sound of jazz is headed.
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Charles de Ledesma reviews the CD Future Sounds of Jazz, Volume 8. It's part of a series from Compost Records that features the merging of electronica and jazz. Charles says there is a new generation listening to jazz, raised on hip-hop, rock, house music and world music. These musicians are fusing all of this together into a new sound that many critics are calling "nu jazz." It's fun, challenging, and many think it's where the sound of jazz is headed.