if you think people who like jazz are assholes, wait til you meet someone who doesnt like jazz

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You can break the brains of lovers and haters alike by playing Stevie Wonder up to "Sir Duke" and saying, "It's Jazz STFU."

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@estebanm @envgen @djsundog

See also Gil-Scott Heron's "Is That Jazz?"

As a little kid I thought Wonder was singing, "...and with a voice like bells ringing out..." :D

@estebanm @envgen @djsundog

And the chromatic talk makes me think of this and how shocked I was as its simple melody line (?) on the keyboard when I tried to pick it out unassisted on my cheap-ass plastic recorder:

youtube.com/watch?v=UZfNbTC6dG

@estebanm @envgen @djsundog

This was the 1st Akiyoshi-Tabackin LP I owned. I'd also really recommend *Insights* and *Salted Gingko Nuts* as they've both made it onto YouTube. ๐Ÿ‘

@xenophora @estebanm @envgen I got to perform with them once in the late 1980s as part of a summer jazz school and it was absolutely as amazing as you'd suspect, and they genuinely seemed to be delighted to spend a few 12-hour days playing with a couple dozen teenaged jazzheads.

@djsundog @estebanm @envgen

Whoa. I saw them play on a double bill with Max Roach once but we were never introduced.

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