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Tuesday, June 28, 2005

End The Confusion Now

Posted by on June 28 at 14:49 PM

I said jazz not fusion. Fusion is all that stuff Miles made after he abandoned handsome suits for rock (funky chicken) costumes. And how on earth can any one compare the work Hancock made between 62 and 69, to what he has made since 1970 (“Maiden Voyage” is serious/man art; “Future Shock” is toy/boy art)? And it was swing that died in 39, the music Philip Larkin loved, and not jazz.