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What does SAJ stand for?

SAJ stands for Straight-Ahead Jazz (music genre)


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I don't get to play as much straight-ahead jazz as I would like," he said.
Jim Simpson, owner of Big Bear Music, added: "This promises to be a fun weekend with lots of straight-ahead jazz and blues in a relaxed setting with stages just a few minutes apart.
P in 1982, Reel Life finds the legendary tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins working with a quintet in a bright, almost poppy mode, with elements of funk and soul coloring the straight-ahead jazz structure of the tunes.
MA, with Tom on tenor sax, Ross Stanley on keyboards and Dave Smith on percussion, mix elements from Milesian fusion, free and more straight-ahead jazz into a seething brew of sound in which texture is at least as important as rhythm or groove.
Once you've heard the first third, you might think Eigsti is just the latest in a line of exhaustively trained young jazz virtuosos: frighteningly skilful, but locked into hyperdrive versions of good old straight-ahead jazz.
Our strong suit is straight-ahead jazz of the past four or five decades, with a good assortment of new releases," Seymour says.