A tribute to the godfather of smooth jazz inspires mixed feelings of admiration and rage.
Yeah, smooth jazz is an easy target -- banal, bland, innocuous, seemingly inoffensive drivel a mere half-step above elevator music on the evolutionary chain. But that doesn't mean it isn't dangerous. Smooth jazz is a parasite, quietly boring a space in your brain, sapping your strength until you lack the energy to cross the room and turn the dial. And soon enough you have the musical taste of a Stepford Wife.
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