Arkadia Jazz: The Stars of Jazz 2 / Various
On this compilation CD, Arkadia and Postcards Records strive to show the evolution of the Jazz standard, but also add in some new additions as well to showcase the depth and range of the Jazz repertoire. Assembled from original recordings by Arkadia Jazz's most preeminent artists, who have all helped to create and expand the Jazz repertoire, this collection of songs serve as an introduction to our artist's unique musical visions and legacy. Although the repertoire of Jazz may ostensibly seem to stay the same, in reality it is constantly evolving. The original recordings of Jazz standards sound very different then recent versions, as the Jazz narrative continues to expand while musical and cultural influences leave their enduring mark on the it's sound. The Stars of Jazz Volume 2 is an extraordinary compilation, proving that while Jazz often remembers the standards, it is truly a living, evolving art form today.