Rock musicians don’t have the corner of risque songs; their jazz forbears had the corner on that. But they took plenty of inspiration.
Mose Allison’s take on the jazz-blues he grew up on in the South proved irresistible to many rock bands of the 60s.
This Steely Dan masterpiece hits all the right notes. Let’s “deconstruct” it and see why.
Even though he ranks as one of the best drummers in rock, Charlie Watts long treasured playing jazz. A new collection showcases these tunes.