Cindy Blackman and Power-Jazz

Bill Leikam over at All About Jazz has reviewed a recent Cindy Blackman show and coined a perfectly genius phrase to describe her playing: power-jazz. It’s a style marked by energy and passion, of course, but it’s also one in which the “drums become the lead instrument of the band and the other instruments most often support the drummer as a working unit, together.”

Awesome. Now we just need power-reggae, power-country, and (why not?) power-polka.

One response to “Cindy Blackman and Power-Jazz”

  1. I would go watch a power-polka trio. That sounds hot!

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