Serj Tankian of System of a Down released a jazz album with his new project Jazz-Iz-Christ back in July. Why? Because he's awesome and multi-talented. That's why.
The song above, "Yerevan to Paris," is melodic simplicity, adept musicianship, and dynamic range rolled in to one. Remember that? Dynamic range? People playing at various volumes to add depth to music? It's back and it's jazzy and it's awesome that the lead singer of a metal band can bring it to the masses.
Jazz-Iz-Christ released their first LP in July. Check out more at Serj's official website.