history is a big, perfect, necessary glunk! handle it with caution
Tuesday, January 26, 2016
the irresistible appeal of jazz
where else do you find, (after hundreds of hours of practice building a vocabulary), 1- randomly-chosen, patiently developed (internalized) phrases, 2- operating within local constraints, such as changing chord sequences and musical form, 3- being played [in the now], 4- as a music discourse that supervenes the player(s)?