If the jazz workshops in Saulkrasti Aug. 2-8 signal the future, then a new era of jazz is dawning in Latvia. As drummer Maris Briezkalns, the main organizer of the Third International Jazz Festival commented, "You'll never learn to swim if you don't get wet" and this year for the first time a wide specter of international jazz musos came to give their all to enthusiastic students mostly from across Latvia, but including some from Lithuania and Estonia. South African-born jazz vocalist, with a voice like honey from the wild, Audrey Motaung (Germany) said the work was intense and full on, but...
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