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'Blurred Lines' verdict: In jazz, the vibe is everything
'Blurred Lines' verdict: In jazz, the vibe is everything

Jazz may be miles away from pop in terms of financial power -- its intake roughly amounts to the change Pharrell Williams leaves behind in the couch cushions -- but its Twitter community reacted to this week's "Blurred Lines" verdict, in which a jury compelled Williams and Robin Thicke to pay $7.4 million to the Gaye estate, like much of the music world: with a mostly appreciative indictment of Thicke, who is already easily pegged as an interloper for appropriating the sound of a legend like Marvin Gaye.  In the wake of the trial, the music industry has been feverishly speculating what, if anything,...

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