What Is the Future of Jazz in New York?
Being a jazz musician in New York City has never been easy.
For most of its century long existence, jazz has gotten by on the margins,
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But the gloomy consensus last night in a panel discussion at the CUNY Graduate Center
was that being a jazz musician in the city has never been harder.
“In every decade, New York has welcomed, housed and encouraged jazz,” said Gary Giddins,
a former jazz critic for The Village Voice and the director of CUNY`s Leon Levy Center for
Biography. Now, Mr. Giddins noted, that no longer seems to be the case.
There are any number of reasons why jazz might not have the same foothold in the city`s
cultural milieu as it once did. Venues, for instance, are disappearing, rents are rising,
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The panel wondered how affordable venues might be created in the city. Mr. Giddins recalled learning from Max Gordon, the late founder of the Village Vanguard,
that upscale clubs in Manhattan are priced toward German and Japanese tourists, which makes jazz in the
city especially forbidding to younger musicians who would benefit from seeing it. (Venues in Brooklyn,
like Shapeshifter Lab and IBeam, offer less pricey shows.)
While discussing record sales, Ms. Herzen said that “developing artists” on her label might only sell
200 to 300 albums in a year. But when asked how important the recording industry is to a working jazz
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money from his albums anyway.
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