When we realize that jazz is more than music than whole new way of living the Christian faith emerges. One that leads to creativity in our walk with God and relationships that resemble an ensemble so that we can find our voice and develop our ear as we pray, read the scriptures and serve Christ.
We do not need to be jazz musicians to practice a jazz-shaped faith. All we need is to understand the basic concepts of jazz. Rather, there are basic concepts that are most easily observed in music but are in no way limited to those who play instruments. Once we are familiar with the basic elements we begin to notice them elsewhere such as art, literature and sports.
(To be continued…)