improvisations. Jazz music has always been regarded, as somewhat of a high art, a genre,which appeals mainly to intellects.Today many of the traditions of jazz music arecarriedUnfortunately the term “jamband” has come to carry negative connotations. Thereare many explanations for this. Jamming is often thought of something a group of highschoolers will do in there parents garage, not what professional musicians should bedoing in front of crowds of thousands. As well the fanbase of jambands have, since thedays of the Grateful Dead, been notorious for their experimentalism with psychedelicsand other mind-altering drugs. People on the outside often see drugs as a prerequisite forenjoying such music. Critics will often suggest that one must be in an altered state toenjoy such abstraction. IT is because of this that their tastes have lacked somewhat incredibility.However I believe that to be successful in this contemporary world ofexperimental live music (i.e. jambands) it demands much more from the musiciansperforming. Jambands are direct descendants from Jazz groups, so much of their
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