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I’ve been getting into jazz

Friday, Jan 25th, 2019

Last summer my iphone’s touch screen stopped working and was stuck on a jazz playlist in Spotify. Instead of buying an expensive new iphone, I decided to become a jazz fan.

It’s alright, I guess.

I wouldn’t consider myself an aficionado or anything. I’m not one of those people that could tell you the names of obscure Jazz musicians, as I only know the really popular ones, like Miles Davis or… Miles Davis.

If I ever get stuck in a conversation about Jazz, I can definitely keep up though. Making up names for obscure jazz musicians is pretty easy.

“I’ve been getting into a lot of Howie Davis lately.”

“Oh, have you heard of Chloe Vines?”

Sonny Hines – I like some of his older stuff”

It’s just a lot of “Sonnys, Bennys, Kings and Charlies” – easy. After all, it’s not like anyone is going to make it as a jazz musician with a name like “Ron Carter,” or some shit.

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