The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Tuesday, April 20, 2004
All That Jazz
Check out this intriguing article "That Glorious Mongrel: How Jazz Can Correct the Heresy of White Christianity" by Rodney Clapp (excerpt from his book Border Crossings - from the TeDeum.com site).

Surely Jazz is one of the most diverse (both in its origins and the variety of styles within its purview) of all artistic "schools". It can be popular, avant garde, large-scale, intimate, new age, philosophical, "lite", soulfull, etc. What else could bring together the Mahavishnu Orchestra and the Glenn Miller Band?