A while back, blogger Dean Esmay offered the following perk to anyone who donated $30 to Spirit of America: he would write an essay for them, on any topic. I took him up on it.
Dean is a fan of all musical genres. I am a huge music fan, but mostly of classical and rock. I have never understood jazz, but often thought I should give it a fair chance. So, I asked Dean to write an essay on what I should listen to in order to give jazz a try. The result is a post titled Jazz for Classical Fans. I am looking forward to listening to Dean’s recommendations.