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Music Therapy For The Dyslexic Reader?

a: Jazz ~
b: Motor Oil for the dyslexic mind

What: Jazz is like the motor oil of your mind, it makes all the parts slide with minimal friction. A cognitive lubricant if you will. If you are dyslexic, reading while listening to Jazz improves your reading comprehension. This suggestion comes from Sally Shaywitz MD. She is a dyslexia researcher at Yale Medical school.

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Writer: mattyflynn
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Date: Aug 20 2009 10:38 AM


Jazz Is Like A Sky Scraper

a: Jazz ~
b: a sky scraper

What: They are similar because: "both art forms are eclectic, both are urban, both feature a rigid frame, which makes possible endless variation against the fixed form of the frame"

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Writer: Jay Mechling
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Date: Aug 18 2011 1:51 PM


Jazz Is Like An Eternal Sub-text

a: Jazz ~
b: an eternal sub-text

What: "That's really, that's the generic text.But the sub-text is far more interesting and a lot more subtle and jazz is like an eternal sub-text, I think. It's very subtle and it's very, very subtle and very poignant." This is a fantastic interview about the origin of American music.

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Writer: Branford Marsalis
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Sep 11 2011 10:42 AM


Jazz Is Like Liquid Architecture

a: Jazz ~
b: liquid architecture

What: "Jazz is like liquid architecture," said CCP Performing Arts Department head Chris Millado, who explained the music's vibrant appeal at a recent press con."

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Writer: Chris Millado
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Date: Sep 11 2011 10:47 AM


Jazz Is Like A Sand Painting

a: Jazz ~
b: a sand painting

What: "He gives jazz, especially free jazz, new layers, colors, and sonorities. If jazz is like a sand painting, he's the dark layer at the bottom. If jazz has colors, he's the indigo blue and burnished bronze. A tuba changes the physical experience of hearing jazz."

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Writer: Not Stated
LCC: M
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Date: Sep 11 2011 10:50 AM


Jazz Is Like A Sponge

a: Jazz ~
b: a sponge

What: "In 1949, in an interview in DownBeat magazine, I said, 'Jazz is like a sponge'," Brubeck remembers, down the phone line from Boston, where he's on a tour that includes three nights at New York's Blue Note jazz club. "I said, 'It's gonna pick up music from all over the world, and some day you might even hear a Chinese trumpet player'.

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Writer: Dave Brubeck
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Where: Reference Link Has Evaporated
Date: Sep 11 2011 10:52 AM


Soccer And Jazz.....

a: Jazz singer ~
b: goalkeepers

What: "Jazz singers are like goalkeepers, their talents tend to mature later, after they've had a bit of match practice of one kind or another."The link is story about jazz singer Violet Leighton.

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Writer: Rob Adams
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Date: Jun 7 2013 7:11 PM



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