[JPL] Stephen Colbert disses John Zorn

Jeff Turton jturton at comcast.net
Sun Sep 24 21:04:17 EDT 2006


And you can tap your foot to it........

Jeff



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> No matter how you feel about Zorn, it's refreshing to see that I've  
> not seen one naysayer about Regina Carter's award.....  She is very  
> much deserving.
>
> Bobby Jackson
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>> In a message dated 9/24/2006 4:43:27 AM Eastern Standard Time,
>> MitchellFeldmanAssociates at Comcast.net writes:
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>> But I  also agree with Bobby Jackson to some extent -- i.e. Zorn gets
>> no  MAINSTREAM jazz airplay but he is very popular at college  
>> radio as
>> are recordings by other artists on his label Tzadik>
>>
>> The more melodic tracks by the Masada Quartet are staples on my  
>> evening
>> program.  Any time I play a piece from the Masada Chamber  
>> ensembles, especially
>> the 50th bday celebration discs, I receive an email from listener  
>> to  ask what
>> it was.  The piano recordings by Anthony Coleman also have some  very
>> accessible material.
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>> Much of the Tzadik stuff is too blown out for most mainstream jazz  
>> radio,
>> but when we engage in our regular discussions about attracting a  
>> younger
>> audience, I have found that younger folks have a much greater  
>> interest in this
>> material by Zorn etal compared to the early 70s fusion that so  
>> many 50 year  old
>> programmers think kids are into for some reason.
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>> Dan Polletta
>> WCPN-FM
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