The Jazz Gladiators Poll
You have had your say, which jazz musicians you can’t stand, can’t fathom, or who simply leave you cold. Musical taste is a personal thing – this could be controversial. Membership of The League of Jazz Rejects seem to be either those artists who have strayed too far – the trop avant garde, or those have strayed too far the other way, the Bland on the Run, following fads rather than ploughing the lonely furrow of a true artist suffering for his art. Nominations are now closed, too late to add more, it’s time to vote, show your true colours, show your nasty side.
There is a twist, of course, this is LJC. You have two opportunities.
The first poll No. 1, you can give the thumbs down to as many artists in the list as you wish. Check back frequently to see how your pet hates are fareing. Pile on the misery. Gloating permitted. Find out how many others share your dislikes.
In Poll No. 2,the same list of artists is available and in this poll you can instead give the thumbs up those artists you wish to be spared, who have been wrongly accused, misunderstood, those you really like. Rescue your heroes from the “inessential” tag oblivion.
Ultimately responsibility for the decision who to include and not include is mine: it’s my party, I decide who gets invited. Your responsibility is voting. Be ruthless. You are wearing the Emperor’s laurels. The power is yours: who is condemned and who is saved.
First the Thumbs Down Poll:
Which of these artists have you reaching for your coat and the door?
Now the Thumbs Up Poll
Which in your opinion are truly great artists/musicians that others have simply failed to appreciate?
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Comments are open, the floor remains yours, if you feel a need to explain yourself. I just light the blue touch-paper…