Songs You've Heard But Probably Didn't Know Were Jazz!
Never heard jazz before? Don't worry - chances are, you actually have! A lot of popular music is inspired from the genre. Here are some examples.
'Jazz'! The mention of the genre conjures up several images: Musical expertise, suits, trumpets and sax... It's also a genre that several people think is 'above them' and only for music connoisseurs, thanks to its colourful terminology (7th chord!), complicated playing and long songs.
While the genre is definitely anything but instantly gratifying, jazz grows on you and once appreciated, can be supremely rewarding. While you might be hard-pressed to name famous jazz songs, the genre has influenced popular culture - from rock to Bollywood. Here's a list of jazz songs you've probably heard.
If that sounded good, you should definitely head to the Ziziland Jazz Fest in Mumbai on July 8th to see some of the country's best jazz musicians in action.
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