La La Land, jazz and race

With Oscars 2017 in mind, here are some varied opinions about the subtext of La La Land.

Jazz, race and diversity

Jazz on Film 1

Jazz on Film 2

“But, you know, no music is my music. It’s everybody’s who can feel it. You’re here…well, if it’s music, you feel it…then it’s yours too. You’ve got to be in the sun to feel the sun. It’s that way with music too.” Sidney Bechet, Treat It Gentle