The idea that boring, inept music never got venerated because it was from the right “scene” before the Internet.
Every day I come in here and think, There’s no way I’m dropping a greasy pizza topping/exploding a pen/hurling a spoonful of Sriracha-covered quinoa all over my slacks/face/shirt — not today, and every day I prove myself wrong.
I’m like the Joe Giudice behind the wheel of sitting at this desk.
Everyone who pretended to like me is gone.
Sun Ra and His Arkestra—“They Dwell On Other Planes”
Blue Delight (A&M 1989).
Sun Ra in the 80s? Yeah buddy.
This turned out, which is more a testament to the artistry on display than my talents as a virtual DJ. “The Path of Blossoms to the Stage: Butch Warren vs. Paul Chambers,” on Spotify.
"Blue and Sentimental," Ike Quebec
"Pentecostal Feelin’," Donald Byrd
"My Sin," Hank Mobley
"East of the Village," Hank Mobley
"Jinrikisha," Joe Henderson
"Smithville," Louis Smith
"I Guess I’ll Hang My Tears Out to Dry," Dexter Gordon
"Bemsha Swing," Thelonious Monk