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Hear vocal renditions of instrumental classics taken to a different level / RollingStone India

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Jazz is based on improvisations. An instrumentalist is given musical space to ‘play his piece,' essentially to express his feeling at that time for the tune that is being played. Over its long history, jazz recordings have many examples of inspired improvised solos from different artists on various instruments. Some of these notable solos have been interpreted with lyrics by jazz musicians who have taken their creativity and musical freedom to a different level!

This week's playlist consists of such vocal renditions. Here, we mention both the instrumental original and the vocal version inspired from it. I would recommend that one listens to the instrumental and vocal versions in pairs to truly appreciate the vocal skills on display, as of the creative lyrics assigned to the song. List includes; Sonny Rollins, Kurt Elling & Bobby McFerrin.

WATCH & LISTEN via RollingStone India