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Juan Álamo's
jazz for marimba -
heard by
RON BIERMAN

'... beautiful, rich tones ...'

Juan Álamo: Marimjazzia. © 2015 Big Round Records LLC

The best jazz often has many of the elements that attract classical listeners: emotional depth, satisfying melodies, structure, complex rhythms, varied colors, and virtuosity. Jazz has even gone through an accelerated version of classical music's audience alienation--alienation caused by a similar abandonment of music readily enjoyed by those without a music degree. Research by Ovum's news service Music & Copyright found that global dollar sales of recorded jazz (including downloads) fell by 10.1% in 2013, the largest drop of any genre for the second straight year. If Vision readers are now experiencing Schadenfreude, the feeling may not last long...

Copyright © 7 June 2015 Ron Bierman,
San Diego, USA

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MARIMJAZZIA - JUAN ÁLAMO

NAVONA RECORDS

JAZZ

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

MARIMBA MUSIC

PERCUSSION MUSIC

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