Monthly Archives: December 2010

Thomas Bernhard

I am embarrassed to admit that I hadn’t heard of him until I read Dale Peck’s NYT book review of two recently published works. Peck says he’s the greatest author of the post-WWII era, which is certainly saying something. But … Continue reading

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Diggin’ Monk

I think we all maybe need to develop some rhythmic autonomy.

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I wanna be a hipster. Who’s with me?

From Wikipedia: In his book Jazz, Frank Tirro defines the 1940s hipster: To the hipster, Bird was a living justification of their philosophy. The hipster is an underground man. He is to the Second World War what the dadaist was … Continue reading

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