International jazz trumpeter Sean Jones about his view of the future of jazz.
We welcome our newest faculty member, Dr. Kelsey Klotz, who will be leading the Jazz Appreciation online workshop. Dr. Klotz is a lecturer in UNC Charlotte’s Department of Art & Art History, a postdoctoral fellow at Emory University a Ph.D. in Musicology with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music, with a piano concentration. We caught up to Kelsey to talk about her background and her choice of topic for this class.
The recorded career of jazz legend John Coltrane as a leader, breaks essentially, into three distinct phases. The surprising commercial appeal of the saxophone-driven title track of the album “My Favorite Things”, led to Trane’s third – Impulse Records. It was artistically successful, albeit commercially mixed.