Rhythm Changes: The History of Jazz (Seen from the Drummer’s Seat) in 22 Recordings.

Historians may quibble over the exact origins of jazz. But few will doubt that, at its inception, jazz emerged from a rhythmic impulse. From that union of traditional African rhythms with European military percussion sprang a drumming discourse that has taken various shapes and guises over the years. From swing to bebop, avant-garde to fusion,

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