I don't fight, I run away
As a rock-reared listener listening to jazz records, I tend to automatically hear whichever performance is captured in the studio recording as the definitive version
Me too. Though in a sense it is definitive, in that the particular jazz musicians will likely have recorded several versions live to tape before deciding, yes, that's the one for the album. In these days of massive box set reissues you get all sorts of alternate takes and they're hardly ever as strong as the original release.