Tag: music

Should Jazz Criticism Involve Feminism and Ethics? Interview with Ajay Heble

By: Estefanía Romero We observe the discoveries and ideas of those who have dedicated their lives to understand jazz and improvisation, not just as artistic forms, but also through their link with human rights and social struggles. Why? Because the music can be more fascinating when we can understand what’s […]

Women in Jazz | Third Part: Mexican Jazz Females

By: Estefanía Romero   I invite you to read the other parts of this article: ·         Women in Jazz | First Part: The Notion of Inferiority ·         Women in Jazz | Second Part: Women who Sing Jazz (Professionally?), Attraction and Persistence ·         Women in Jazz | Third Part: Mexican Jazz Females   Female Jazz […]

Lady Trumpet Slashes Our Jugular Veins

By: Estefanía Romero The captivating quality on the arrangements and compositions made by Bria Skonberg, relies on the different discursive atmospheres she can take us to, all these embedded within an admirable creativeness and intelligence.     This trumpeter, jazz singer, and bandleader, accomplishes the possibility to fly among diverse […]

Women in Jazz | First Part: The Notion of Inferiority

By: Estefanía Romero This is a theoretical trail on the role of women in jazz history, and it offers reasons on why there is such a reduced presence of females in this kind of music. Also, my research exposes a series of interviews to Mexican women who belong to the […]