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Options February 23, 2017: Indigenous Protest, Antropoloops, Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music
Collages from the Antropoloops project: http://antropoloops.tumblr.com

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Artist Track Album Year Comments Approx. start time
Abdou El Omari  Layali Saif   Options Nuits D'Été Avec Abdou El Omari  1976  Morocco  0:00:28 (Pop‑up)
Abdou El Omari  Hind   Options Nuits D'Été Avec Abdou El Omari  1976    0:05:39 (Pop‑up)
Brigitte Fontaine  Le Goudron   Options Le Goudron / Les Beaux Animaux 7"  1969    0:12:21 (Pop‑up)
Buffy Sainte-Marie  He's the Keeper of the Fire   Options Illuminations  1969    0:16:38 (Pop‑up)
Buffy Sainte-Marie  Poppies   Options Illuminations  1969    0:20:52 (Pop‑up)
Mordicai Jones / Link Wray  Days Before Custer   Options Mordicai Jones  1972  recorded at Link and Vernon Wray's "Wray Shack Three Track" studio  0:24:22 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Link Wray & the Raymen 
Ramble   Options       0:27:27 (Pop‑up)
Buffy Sainte-Marie  My Country Tis of Thy People You're Dying   Options Little Wheel Spin and Spin  1966    0:40:48 (Pop‑up)
Willie Thrasher  Wolves Don't Live By The Rules   Options Spirit Child  1981    0:47:22 (Pop‑up)
Willie Thrasher  Spirit Child   Options Spirit Child  1981    0:50:32 (Pop‑up)
John Angaiak  I'm Lost in the City   Options I'm Lost in the City  1971    0:53:30 (Pop‑up)
Richard Dick, Alaska Tlingit Indian  I Love You So Much It Hurts Me   Options Alta Marie  1969    0:55:28 (Pop‑up)
Buffy Sainte-Marie  Now That The Buffalo's Gone   Options It's My Way!  1964    0:58:10 (Pop‑up)
Buffy Sainte-Marie  Song of the French Partisan   Options She Used to Wanna Be a Ballerina  1971    1:00:54 (Pop‑up)
Link Wray  Water Boy   Options Beans and Fatback  1973  recorded at Link and Vernon Wray's "Wray Shack Three Track" studio  1:04:23 (Pop‑up)
Vernon Wray  Prison Song   Options Wasted  1972  recorded at Link and Vernon Wray's "Wray Shack Three Track" studio  1:13:56 (Pop‑up)
Abner Jay  Cocaine   Options The True Story of Abner Jay  197?    1:17:16 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Twin Cheganca   Options Antropoloops #01  2013    1:23:21 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
  Masters of the Sarawakian Sape      1:30:43 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Sacromonte's Gettin Fuzzy   Options Antropoloops #01  2013    1:41:28 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  The Light Became Morning, Dolores   Options Antropoloops #01  2013    1:46:52 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Tarantellina Electron   Options Antropoloops #2  2014    1:55:15 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Northern Tja Birds   Options Antropoloops #2  2014    2:01:18 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Detente Judas Dance   Options Antropoloops #2  2014    2:07:45 (Pop‑up)
Antropoloops  Witch Ceremonie   Options Antropoloops #2  2014    2:15:02 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Humpback Whale 
Madagascar Whale One   Options New Songs Of The Humpback Whale      2:23:26 (Pop‑up)
Brigth Engelberts and the B.E. Movement  Civilisation In The World   Options Tolambo Funk  1978  Cameroon  2:28:28 (Pop‑up)
Colomach  Cotocun Gba Gounke   Options Colomach  1974  Nigeria  2:33:46 (Pop‑up)
Harry Roesli Gang  Don't Talk About Freedom   Options Philosophy Gang  1973  Indonesia  2:37:14 (Pop‑up)
Hemant Bhosle feat. Asha Bhosle  Phir Teri Yaad   Options Sansani  1980  India  2:44:24 (Pop‑up)
John Angaiak  I'll Rock You to the Rhythm of the Ocean   Options I'm Lost in the City  1971  Yup'ik, Canada  2:47:33 (Pop‑up)
Music behind DJ:
Humpback Whale 
Tonga Whale   Options New Songs Of The Humpback Whale      2:50:52 (Pop‑up)
Johnnie Ray  Cool Water   Options On the Trail  1959    2:57:20 (Pop‑up)

Listener comments!

Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:11pm Dave in Vermont:

Beautiful collages, Evan. Wow.
Speaking of collage, I just watched How to Draw a Bunny recently.
Avatar 6:30pm Flash Strap:

These collages are from the Antropoloops project, which we'll hear some music (sound collages, specifically) from tonight. Basically, for each track of the project he/they did a collage using album art components from each sampled piece of music. Truly a project after my own heart.

Avatar 6:31pm Flash Strap:

also, Hi Dave! I've never seen How to Draw a Bunny, I should really really rectify that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 6:40pm Dave in Vermont:

So these aren't your collages. But you do collage too, right?

Yeah, I get DVDs from Netflix and my queue is almost always full (500 titles) so I rarely remember what prompted me to add a film and then I am surprised when it arrives. This was a great surprise and for some reason I kept thinking about Fabio while watching, imagining that he mentioned it on his show once. He talks about movies for a bit every week.
Avatar 6:51pm Flash Strap:

I remember when that movie came out, I was at the Museum School and it was a big cause celebré but for some reason I slept on it and never caught up. It's a must-see I'm sure!

Yeah, I definitely do collage! They even look more than a little like these.
Avatar 6:57pm Flash Strap:

And evening to all other explorers! we'll get started here in just a minute
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:00pm doctorjazz:

HI Flash and you other Strappers.
Avatar 7:02pm Flash Strap:

Doc Jazz! Welcome, welcome!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:03pm Dave in Vermont:

Time to get your strap on.
uhh, hmm
Avatar 7:03pm Flash Strap:

just started getting into this record, it's so otherworldly... the organ so dreamy and the drums are amazing
Avatar 7:05pm Flash Strap:

@Dave: Straps can be either on or off, whatever helps you get flashed
Avatar 7:06pm geezerette:

Hey Evan and crewe, wonderful sounds. :D
Avatar 7:07pm Flash Strap:

Hello and welcome Geezerette!
Avatar 7:07pm geezerette:

Love the collages.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:09pm Ike:

Avatar 7:10pm Flash Strap:

@G: I'll get a little more into those in a bit, but they're a key part of some music I'll play later on. They're not mine, but I wish they were
Avatar 7:10pm Flash Strap:

Hi Ike! Ike's here, everyone!
Avatar 7:13pm geezerette:

I love the pickle kitty.

Saw "How to Draw a Bunny". Interesting but depressing. Wouldn't want to see it in a state of self doubt or sadness.
Avatar 7:14pm Flash Strap:

This has got to be my favorite Fontaine track, ever
Avatar 7:14pm Hams in Athens:

Avatar 7:14pm Flash Strap:

really makes me wish I had some French and could understand
Avatar 7:15pm Flash Strap:

Well well well! Hams is here! Hello Hams!
Avatar 7:16pm Flash Strap:

the art for this 7" is so striking: img.discogs.com...
Avatar 7:17pm geezerette:

Oh, that has attitude!
Avatar 7:17pm Flash Strap:

Really into Buffy this week. Steel thyselves
Avatar 7:18pm geezerette:

Wow,great Buffy.
Avatar 7:18pm Flash Strap:

@G: it's like, exactly the attitude her music projects. So cool and smart. Sort of proto-Laurie Anderson-esque as well
Avatar 7:23pm Little Danny:

Evening Flash, evening all! This Buffy track ("Poppies") is incredible!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:23pm Doug Schulkind:

Buffy the vamp: Ire slayer.
Avatar 7:24pm geezerette:

@Evan: Laurie Anderson,exactly. I've seen her perform & it was a great experience.
Avatar 7:25pm Flash Strap:

I just saw her with Phillip Glass last week and I almost actually died. She was the power and beauty of the universe manifest
Avatar 7:26pm Flash Strap:

Hi LD, Doug!
Avatar 7:27pm geezerette:

Yes, she's very powerful. Assured, focused, & warm. Phenomenal.
Avatar 7:39pm quinn:

privatize reservations? jesus. i hadn't heard that yet.
  7:40pm jeff:

right on my man
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm Dave in Vermont:

Have a link, Evan? Or can you put the author's name here?
Avatar 7:41pm geezerette:

Might be in shock the rest of my life.Gonna draw now. That helps.
Could not survive without good music, so thanks Evan,Doug,L.D....
Avatar 7:42pm Little Danny:

Thank you Evan
Avatar 7:42pm Little Danny:

Hi geez, thanks!
Avatar 7:42pm Flash Strap:

Hi Quinn, Hi Jeff!

Yeah, I haven't heard too much about that, but the talk concerns me

oh yes, good question Dave. The author is Julian Brave NoiseCat: www.jacobinmag.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:43pm Doug Schulkind:

Our dear powerful Buffy turned 76 on Monday.
Avatar 7:43pm geezerette:

Hi L.D., merely the truth.
Avatar 7:44pm Flash Strap:

I just can't even get through this song without burning down a federal building
Avatar 7:44pm Flash Strap:

i kid, but seriously, so blunt and eloquent at once, incredibly powerful
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm Dave in Vermont:

holy shit
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:47pm Doug Schulkind:

Never for a stinkkking minute not relevant. Disappointing indeed.
Avatar 7:50pm Flash Strap:

Simply the best song-that I know of- to address and describe the brutality of colonialism in the US. Genuinely, truly, staggeringly brilliant. I love her
Avatar 7:51pm Flash Strap:

Willie Thrasher is Inuk, from Canada
Avatar 7:54pm Flash Strap:

Mr. Angaiak is Yup'ik, also from Canada
Avatar 7:56pm Little Danny:

This is great, this Richard Dick
Avatar 7:57pm Flash Strap:

All of this guy's songs are about his new wife. Her picture is on the back of the record. He just loves his wife so much!
Avatar 8:00pm Flash Strap:

this is a really interesting observation she's making
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:01pm doctorjazz:

Buffy St-Marie has the oddest vibrato ever. (not very deep observation, but it always stuck me...)
Avatar 8:02pm Flash Strap:

it's totally bizarre, nobody sings like that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm melinda:

Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm Doug Schulkind:

Link Wray's cover of I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry is the second greatest Hank Williams cover ever.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:07pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...woh - it's the real thing in here tonight...
Avatar 8:08pm Flash Strap:

Hi Melinda! Hi RevRab!
Avatar 8:11pm Flash Strap:

I read somewhere about Link Wray: "his approach to electric guitar seemed totally unfettered by precedent"
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:11pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

The Native American influence on American Music that it's usually presumed has a lineage of only African & European influences is something that fascinates me particularly. I have never encountered much of an exposition on it.
Avatar 8:13pm Flash Strap:

me either, and I'd really like to. I always think of how Neu! and all the motorik german boys were into the "Apache beat" but I'm not sure that's any more than emulating a self-projected construct
Avatar 8:13pm coelacanth∅:

Greetings Evan and Explorers
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:14pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Wray reportedly Shawnee on both sides: en.wikipedia.org...
Avatar 8:15pm Flash Strap:

Hi old fish old chum!
Avatar 8:15pm quinn:

gettin some lee hazlewood vibes
Avatar 8:16pm Little Danny:

Doug leaving us hanging.
Avatar 8:16pm Flash Strap:

I always think the same, Quinn, especially with the grandeur of the backing vocs
Avatar 8:16pm Hams in Athens:

i've always have tried to get ahold of this album.
Avatar 8:17pm Flash Strap:

yeah, good point.... WHAT'S THE FIRST??? DOUG! INQUIRING MINDS
Avatar 8:19pm northguineahills:

This Abner Jay song is more suggestive then the Dillinger track w/ similar subject matter.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm Doug Schulkind:

Al Green's cover of I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry (which closed out last week's GTDS).
Avatar 8:20pm Flash Strap:

haha I love that Dillinger track, Cocaine on my Brain... he has another on the same record, Marijuana on my Brain, which to my eternal disappointment is not as good
Avatar 8:21pm Flash Strap:

aha of course thanks Doug and sorry for yelling

hello NGH! welcome welcome welcome
Avatar 8:22pm Little Danny:

@Doug that is some bold averring sir
Avatar 8:23pm Flash Strap:

"lord knows I spit my juice" what a brag
Avatar 8:23pm Little Danny:

And I like it
Avatar 8:23pm northguineahills:

When I was still in college, I ended up djing an opening at the Jacksonville Museum of Contemporary Art, and played the Dillinger track, and the blue hairs gave me some indigent looks. So worth it!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:23pm doctorjazz:

The Al Green is indeed great (but did he do any covers that weren't great?).
Love this Abner Jay Cocaine (get Desolation Row vibes from the harmonica/guitar feel).
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:25pm melinda:

I like the Antropoloops
Avatar 8:25pm Flash Strap:

Al Green even did a cover of I Wanna Hold Your Hand that managed be not just good but exactly great, he's a master
Avatar 8:26pm Flash Strap:

haha my god NGH that's like the least appropriate art museum music. right on and power to you
Avatar 8:26pm Little Danny:

Me too Melinda. Though the name sticks out a bit funky
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Interwebz says Hank Williams has been recognized for his Muskogee Creek and Tsalagi (Cherokee) ancestry - but I don't think there's much out there about that? Which is a situation actually common to a lot of us...
Avatar 8:29pm coelacanth∅:

mekons doing "lost highway"... but i haven't heard that Al Green version.
Avatar 8:29pm Flash Strap:

whole next set will be a sampling of Antropoloops, once again I say steel thyselves
Avatar 8:30pm northguineahills:

Wow, I've never heard of Anthroloops, this is boss!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm melinda:

New to me, too, digging it.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:30pm doctorjazz:

A bit OT, but "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart", a sappy song (which I still liked in its original), is just transformed by the Reverend (Not RRN63, though maybe he does a nice cover as well...)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Antropoloops! The loopy new cereal made from fascinating human beings!...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:31pm doctorjazz:

The music it fabulous, by the way, Mr Strap
Avatar 8:32pm Little Danny:

Speaking of Native American country singers, Marvin Rainwater cut some hard, brilliant honky-tonk sides in the '50s and '60s.
Avatar 8:42pm coelacanth∅:

Avatar 8:43pm Flash Strap:

I need to check that out, LD, never heard it before
Avatar 8:44pm Flash Strap:

why thank you for sayin so, Doc
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:45pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Love these collages! Like a visual representation of what goes thru my head perceiving possible connections (real or otherwise) between different International Musics listening hear or @ Gary's or RobW's programs & more. Which is surprising!
Avatar 8:45pm Flash Strap:

you can see some, but unfortunately not all, of the collages here: antropoloops.tumblr.com...
Avatar 8:46pm Flash Strap:

if you download the mixtapes, which you can do free, all the images are included: antropoloops.tumblr.com...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

fb: www.facebook.com...
Avatar 8:47pm Flash Strap:

image at the top accompanies this track (Dolores)
Avatar 8:49pm geezerette:

Sounds sort of Haitian.
Avatar 8:51pm northguineahills:

Geezerette hit the nail on the head.
Avatar 8:52pm geezerette:

Avatar 8:52pm Flash Strap:

I got really into these when they first happened, but then sort of didn't listen to them for a while – indeed, never really gave the second volume a good thorough listen – but the other night we had it on and were sort of going nuts over it, esp. vol. 2 which is even better than the first, maybe. So I figured I should immerse in it tonight and see what happened
Avatar 8:53pm Flash Strap:

so exciting when a new loop joins the fray!
Avatar 8:58pm geezerette:

Struck me that collage as a form is a very musical visual language.
Conveys the experience of music even better than most painting
( Pollock is still jazz to me.)
Avatar 9:00pm Flash Strap:

I totally get you, G
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:01pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

'Action Painting' seems very Rawk'n'Roll to me...
Thx for sharing this !
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:04pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...there's a contrast in the 'CutUp' method & the 'Organic' sources - but esp. w/ the visual collages, it's like animations in a documentary...
Avatar 9:05pm Flash Strap:

One of my favorite pieces of art writing is by Robert Motherwell, on Max Ernst. He talks about how Ernst's collage sensibility (engaging the tyranny of history by cannibalizing and transforming it) almost totally negates the pursuit of surface & flatness that you find in his own work and Ab Ex in general, which aims to escape history

I love Ab Ex, I do, but I stand on the other side from it!
Avatar 9:06pm Flash Strap:

really like the visuals for this one: 2.bp.blogspot.com...
Avatar 9:10pm Flash Strap:

Motherwell is one of my favorite Ab Exers, generally, and I really appreciated him approaching those differences in that way. He was also very close with Ernst
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:10pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

- wull Music is much like Animation, I think...it's very Layered of course...
Avatar 9:13pm Flash Strap:

a while back, beloved listener Quinn (I think that's who it was!) shared some amazing musical animations by John & Faith Hubley. HIGHLY recommended. I've also been getting really into the Sound&Vision of Henry Jacobs' The Fine Art of Goofing Off
Avatar 9:14pm Flash Strap:

One more Loop Groop after this and then on to new biz!
  9:14pm MrFab:

Thanks for the link to the Antropoloops site. I am clicking downloads like a clickin' mutha for ya.
Avatar 9:16pm Flash Strap:

Oh my pleasure Mr Fab. You've induced me to many a click yourself
  9:18pm MrFab:

Oh, and I just came back from the LA Museum of Modern Art (its near where I work and free on Thu evenings) and theres a giant Ernst sculpture thingie there. And lots of collage/assemblage stuff like Cornell and Rauschenberg. Very appropriate.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:20pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

I agree w/ geezerette that Pollack is like Jazz ; that's a comparison I use often w/ people who say they 'don't get' 'Jazz': it's like Abstract Art (which wasn't lost on either of them, in the same Era) - just appreciate the colors & rhythms & lines & so on.
Yeah on Gary's I was musing that a 24/7 Sublime Frequencies stream would be great - but Antroloops could feature on there too!...
Avatar 9:21pm Flash Strap:

God, I love Ernst! Cornell too, what a weirdo

Never been to LA, would really love to see that museum

(Actually, when I was a wee babe I went to LA and almost drowned in Rob Reiner's pool, but I have no idea why I would have been anywhere near Rob Reiner's pool)
Avatar 9:22pm Flash Strap:

wow, yes, a 24/7 Sublime Frequencies stream!

Avatar 9:22pm northguineahills:

@RevRabbit: When I was in my 20s, I broke up w/ two women (on two separate occasions) after a few months each, b/c they said they didn't like/get jazz. You don't get jazz, there's a whole lot more you won't get.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:23pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

*Antropoloops (I will spell it right.) Ernst, I think, is like Caulder in that his Modernism didn't make him grim - while he was also a heavyweight.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:27pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

(...a limited comparison...)
Avatar 9:31pm Flash Strap:

I agree, RevRab, but times a million in every direction. I feel that he may be THE artist of the 20th century, along with Duchamp
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:33pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...ok - on one program - probably Gary's - we got to talking about all the People Who Are *Not* FelaKuti (that I never hear)...
Avatar 9:33pm Flash Strap:

You could have taught them to love jazz, NGH! You were all still young! Or maybe you just saved yourself a lot of heartache and frustration, what do I know
Avatar 9:35pm Flash Strap:

So many Nigerian musicians! he's not even in my top 10, which is probably ridiculous of me
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:36pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...Meghan also did her Pan-African tour - every country - over *months* - a real tour de force of programming...
Avatar 9:37pm Flash Strap:

man i need to catch up on THAT! that sounds amazing

awesome guitar on the Colomach track, imo
Avatar 9:37pm geezerette:

Motherwell's collages especially knock me out. Ernst too.
& Cornell,magical.

Evan, think I also sent you & LD Hubley animations because of their long term collaboration with Dizzy Gillespie.
Quinn sounds great, hope we meet up on GTD.

The comments are so good here!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:38pm melinda:

I think there is sometimes an intimidation factor when people feel they don't 'get' jazz, since there is an element of conoisseurship surrounding it that can be off-putting or confusing. I know that I'm not hearing or appreciating what others might, but I learned to say fuck it and just like what I like, not worry about the rest.
  9:38pm MrFab:

This is the Ernst sculpture across the st from me:
Very large and impressive in person.
Avatar 9:38pm northguineahills:

By the time I was in my mid-20s, I thought if you didn't get jazz, there was no hope. Noise, avante-garde classical, etc, I had more patience. The woman I married wasn't into noise or avante-garde when I met her, but now she'll go to said shows by herself up and down the East Coast.
Avatar 9:39pm coelacanth∅:

Fela released so much Amazing stuff; but also released a lot of blah stuff.... if he'd only released his Amazing stuff, he'd certainly be in my top 10.
(when i articulate that, it now doesn't seem right...)
Avatar 9:39pm Flash Strap:

No, geezerette, it must have been you. Quinn sent me something else that was really interesting recently and I'm guessing that was still fresh in my mind
  9:40pm Ehd:

Hi Flash and everyone
Avatar 9:40pm Flash Strap:

I love that piece, Mr. Fab. I know it well but have never seen it
Avatar 9:41pm Flash Strap:

Hi Ehd!

That's got to be the only way, Melinda. It's all I know
Avatar 9:42pm geezerette:

Melinda,totally agree. What you like is what matters.

Hi coel, long time, no sea!
Avatar 9:42pm David D:

Up late doing stuff and enjoying the sounds...
Avatar 9:42pm Flash Strap:

@NGH: I know I couldn't be partnered up with someone who didn't have their own rich grasp of music that overlapped and diverged from mine, I'd go mad like a man in solitary confinement. Fortunately, I'm fortunate
Avatar 9:43pm Flash Strap:

David! David D! Wonderful to see you comrade
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm melinda:

Yeah, there needs to be some overlap.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:43pm Doug Schulkind:

Like rust, David D never sleeps.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:44pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Well - Jazz *is* the 'Classical African-American Music' - or, there is that element. It *is* intimidating. Also - the BeBoppers deliberately set out to keep out the squares. I can't score a Pop song for you either - but exactly - it doesn't stop me from listening...So - there are those who are too intimidated - but also those who just can't hear or feel anything - & probably those who are a bit of both I guess...There's always taste, the X factor. Lennon reportedly avoided Jazz, but he after all was one of the Saviors of Rock'n'Roll - & got snubbed for that by many...
Avatar 9:45pm David D:

I did have an extended nap before, otherwise I might really start to rust!
Avatar 9:47pm geezerette:

RevRab, in addition to art talk,loved the breakfast cereal joke.
Keep trying to work but music & personalities too compelling!
Avatar 9:49pm coelacanth∅:

hey g! yes, diving deeper to a safer haven with the other weird, old, unsavory creatures.
  9:49pm MrFab:

i HATE that whole "jazz=American classical music" routine. Jazz was whorehouse music! It used to be fun, and funny. And i love the rhythms, the energy, the noir atmosphere of postwar jazz (Hi DJ Little Danny!) But the beboppers/white critics' focus on technical skill became the main story. Boring, boring...
Avatar 9:52pm geezerette:

Coel, old & weird is good!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:52pm Doug Schulkind:

Classic American whorehouse music, MrFab. There. Are you happy?!
Avatar 9:53pm Flash Strap:

what I love about Jazz, MrFab, is that it is or can be both. Duke is such classical music! but he's also the consummate entertainer
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:53pm melinda:

@Fab: true. While I'm sure there are people who don't care for the whorehouse jazz either, I think it is the later stuff a lot of people are thinking of when they say they don't get it.
Avatar 9:53pm Little Danny:

Hope to see everybody in the next pond over: wfmu.org... Webbed-toed creatures of all varieties welcome!
Avatar 9:55pm coelacanth∅:

certainly they can outsing me!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:55pm melinda:

I like whale sounds.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

Excellent point. Thing is - they logged 1,00s of hours playing in those whorehouses. That's the thing. You can play Jazz w/out treading - but it's rarer all the time. People don't understand that Jazz players are as disciplined as Classical players - but can also Improvise & Swing. ...They also don't understand how riddled w/ syphilis a lot of Classical icons were, for that matter !! Not so different...
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm melinda:

Fun show, thanks Ev!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:56pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:


Thx DJ Flash Strap !
Avatar 9:57pm David D:

Thanks, Evan!
Avatar 9:57pm coelacanth∅:

Thanks Evan - Stellar program!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:57pm Revolution Rabbit Nov63:

...play Jazz w/out *reading music...
  9:57pm slawooy:

Great show tonight! Respect.
Avatar 9:58pm coelacanth∅:

hmm - this is okay but i doubt anyone can come very close to the original.
  9:58pm Barb:

Thanks daddy. love u.
Avatar 9:58pm geezerette:

Great show Evan. Thank you. :D
Avatar 9:59pm Flash Strap:

Thanks all! Goodnight and G'bless
  10:01pm Doctorjazz:

interesting posts, to late to go on (didn't post, was driving),,thanks for the music and company.
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