Mladen Srdić

62 days ago

Too Much Music: A Failed Experiment In Dedicated Listening

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In Charlotte Zwerin's 1988 film Straight, No Chaser, Thelonious Monk road manager Bob Jones tells a story about Monk appearing on a television show sometime in the late '50s. Monk is asked what kind of music he likes, to which he replies "all kinds.