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Does ‘Whiplash’ get jazz right?

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Have you heard of the new movie, “Whiplash”? It’s currently out in limited release, and it follows the journey of a young jazz drummer as he attends conservatory in New York.

Check out the trailer here, just in case this movie isn’t currently playing in a theatre near you.
But those are all reviews from film critics. We want to hear what you, the musicians, think. Do you agree with this portrayal of a young musician’s struggle? Do you agree with this portrayal of jazz and jazz education? Do you agree with this view of jazz and music education, as it is being presented to the general public? –

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