A Link Between Country Music and Jazz

A couple of recent articles / reviews from The Atlantic and All About Jazz touch on some of the interesting overlap between country music and jazz over the last century. Skip Heller’s review of Chet Atkins’ and Les Paul’s album Guitar Monsters and Noah Berlatsky’s article, “What Willie Nelson Understands About Country Music: Deep Down, It’s Like Jazz,” illuminate just two examples of the links between these distinctly American musical styles.

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