Tuesday, February 3, 2009

The Inside is the Part That Makes
the Outside Sound Good

Thelonius Monk's advice to saxophonist Steve Lacy, 1960.
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Via Spencer.

2 comments:

Emily said...

I love this! Though when he says 'always leaving them wanting more,' I immediately thought of Andy Warhol talking (I think) about some of the early Velvet Underground performances, and how his philosophy was to always leave people wanting less.

Anonymous said...

Great. It sounds like he is talking to a drummer. Is the guy also a saxophonist?