Publication: The Times Union
Author: Joseph Dalton
Date: August 7, 2011
“Close enough for jazz” is a fun, shorthand way of saying that something’s “good enough.” Just don’t use the phrase in the presence of a serious jazz musician.
The expression certainly didn’t come up in conversation with saxophonist Branford Marsalis, who will be performing with the Philadelphia Orchestra on Wednesday night at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. But Marsalis did speak with surprising candor about the discipline and rigor involved in classical music. Read more »