Those experiences all seem familiar to you – right? Consider that your Sunday Morning Survey.
During a visit to Moscow in the 80’s, Dave Brubeck met the faculty and students in Moscow Conservatory. While he was improvising on a “Ei, uhnem”, a Russian folk song, a young man downstage stood up to play Stéphane Grappelli-style violin jazz with him – at around the 2 minute mark…
Not-Sober Lullaby by Ron Minis. “In my mind, notes start playing just after the appropriate amount of hard liquor hit my insides. Then I write the notes down and music is created. At one point I got drunk. Subsequently, this piece was written.”
And if you’re still with me?