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more jazz artist at roskilde 2014!

Would you like to se jazz make up a bigger part of the lineup?
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Written on: 08.10.2013 18:54
Posts: 1
For me the greatest act at roskilde 2013 was the soul rebels, jazz artist/bands are in the minority compared to the other genres representatives.which I think is shame
How great wouldn't it be to se esperanza Spalding or melody gardot at roskilde?
Any one else think roskilde 2014 would really benefit from a stronger jazz lineup?
Written on: 09.10.2013 11:12
Jonathan Søgaard
Posts: 99
Well Esperanza Spalding would be awesome. Besides that it's a mystery to me why Roy Hargrove with his RH-factor haven't been booked - even under the current musical direction.

BUT when you say jazz, I don't think Roskilde needs to go back and have "Classic"/bibob jazz from the 50's 60's. Let copenhagen Jazz-festival (simultaneus festival) deal with that.
But I would gladly see a larger number of bands in combined genres as Soul/jazz, Hip-hop/jazz, pop/jazz and well basically modern jazz. My impression is also, that many people are enjoying the concerts with jazzy elemements and more improvisation.

So I voted yes, but if you mean jazz as in a standart and then they all get to play a solo, then it's a NO (Even though I like that type of music).

So Go for me is for instance:

Blitz the Ambassador
Guru's Jazzmatazz project (dammit he's dead, but good example)
Esperanza Spalding
Marcus Miller
Jazz Liberatorz
Destroyer (latest album)

No Go

All the old jazz-legends and "Insert-jazzguy"-Trio/Quartet/Quintet

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