Brain scans of jazz musicians show language and music similarities

A new study has found that the brains of jazz musicians engrossed in spontaneous, improvisational musical conversation showed robust activation of brain areas traditionally associated with spoken language and syntax, which are used to interpret the structure of phrases and sentences.

Jazz musicians in Delhi mix new sounds with new venues

The jazz music scene in the national capital has seen a shift from festivals offering a mix of big and small bands to independent concerts.