New Directions in Jazz The Genres Resurgence

Arguably, no U.S.-born music genre is or has been subject to as much analysis, debate and controversy as jazz. Hip-hop will reach such a point soon, especially now that it's fully part of the mainstream American musical landscape. Interestingly enough, the sonic DNA between these musical forms in their most recent iterations is, at least in part, responsible for the resurgence jazz has had over the course of the past decade, though it’s just one portion of a rich genre.