[JPL] Ready For A New Topic

Louis Erlanger louisx at verizon.net
Tue Mar 1 22:44:43 EST 2005


Hey Nick, good for you. "Discerning" listeners get so stuck in all this provincial idiocy while the musicians couldn't give a shit.

- Lou Erlanger
> 
> From: Nick Morrison <nmorrison at kplu.org>
> Date: 2005/03/01 Tue PM 04:22:27 CST
> To: jazzproglist at jazzweek.com
> Subject: [JPL] Ready For A New Topic
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> Mercy sakes!  People have been debating The Bad Plus for a year or so
> now...and nobody seems to be getting anywhere.  They're a piano, bass and
> drums trio playing acoustic music that relies heavily on improvisation.
> Well, that's certainly ONE definition of a jazz group, so let's call 'em a
> jazz group.
> 
> OK, now that that's settled (as if it could be that easy), does their jazz
> have a positive emotional impact on you and will putting their music on the
> air please your listeners and make your station sound better?  If so, play
> them.  If not, move on.  While you're debating the relevance and
> credibility of this band, there are dozens of others waiting for you to
> review their CD for airplay.  Find 'em, play 'em and have a ball.
> Nick
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> Nick Morrison
> Music Director
> KPLU
> http://www.kplu.org
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