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- Ae1. Are jazz improvisations inherently inferior to non-improvised compositions?
- Ae2. Why is one sub-genre of music better or worse than another one?
- Ae3. Why is music good or bad?
- Ae4. Adorno's critique of jazz
- Ae5. What makes for a good jazz improvisation?
- Ae6. Was John Coltrane and Eric Dolphy's music anti-jazz?
- Ae7. What makes different jazz styles valuable?
- Ae8. Can jazz musicians be rationally compared, ranked, and listed as better or worse than another?
- Ae9. Why is jazz great?
- Ae10. Recognizability condition not required for art
- Ae11. What characteristics does jazz as an art form share with other art forms such as literature, theatre, visual arts, or classical music?
- Ae12. How does a musical development such as jazz become an art?
- Ae13. Must jazz have commonalities intact between all jazz styles for recognition of its art form status?
- Ae14. Must jazz by definition rest on some public consensus for it to be an art form in a culture?
- Ae15. How large a public consensus need exist for jazz to further develop its music?
- Ae16. What is jazz's relationship to culture?
- Ae17. Jazz and Intention
- Ae18. What is required for jazz to be an art form?
- Ae19. Why are great jazz musicians great?