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by B T
Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:29 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
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Were egos disengaged when Lee and Warne were young men playing with Lennie? Its hard for me to say, as I wasn't even born when they played the music you cited in your book. There could have been all kinds of stuff going on in the various personal and student-teacher dynamics. Big deal - that's just...
by B T
Mon Mar 26, 2007 8:43 am
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

I certainly don't want to sound like an ego-basher (its so trendy).
The ego has its place. Its just that musicians play their best when the ego is completely disengaged. The music is a transcendent experience for player and listener alike.
by B T
Sun Mar 25, 2007 9:42 am
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Loose end #1

Loose end #1: ... owing to the music itself, Lennie lends himself to being interpreted as a protest artist, even in the face of the evidence drawn from the interview where Lennie unequivocally declares himself against expressing aggression in art. Its strictly argumentative, but, yes, one could say ...
by B T
Sun Mar 25, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Cool. All good stuff, Marv. BT is right about Fortune Worship (Second Chorus): it's the most important chapter in the book and, if not exactly unreadable, is at any rate a formidable challenge. It's the scientific part of the book where I apply fortune-worship analysis in a rigorous manner to a spec...
by B T
Sat Mar 24, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

This is the most sense you have made yet, Marv. But there is still some misunderstanding ... so let me quickly address a few points now. It will save some time (and some typing). BT contends that I arbitrarily impose a marxist/egalitarian interpretation on Lennie. Not arbitrarily , I know that both ...
by B T
Thu Mar 22, 2007 1:11 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Sermon Review: Epilogue

[b]EPILOGUE: MY THOUGHTS ON MARV’S THEORY:
(With a few words on “what does this have to do with Lennie Tristano?â€
by B T
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Sermon Review - Part III

Manifest der Gleichmacherischen Partei - durch Marx Friedenn

A MORE IN-DEPTH REVIEW OF SERMON ON THE FLATS – PART III


FORTUNE WORSHIP (SECOND CHORUS)
I’m assuming that this chapter contains further chronicling of “Fortune Worshipâ€
by B T
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:32 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Sermon Review - Part II

Manifest der Gleichmacherischen Partei - durch Marx Friedenn A MORE IN-DEPTH REVIEW OF SERMON ON THE FLATS – PART II SUBSTITUTE TEACHING In this chapter Marv reveals why he is a substitute teacher (as opposed to a teacher). Not believing in our current educational system, and therefore not wantin...
by B T
Wed Mar 21, 2007 12:29 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Sermon Review - Part I

Manifest der Gleichmacherischen Partei - durch Marx Friedenn A MORE IN-DEPTH REVIEW OF SERMON ON THE FLATS - PART I Here is a more in-depth look at Marv’s book. Not meant to be a complete review, mind you, but just to examine some of the contents. If you like what you see, you will definitely lik...
by B T
Sun Mar 18, 2007 2:33 pm
Forum: Lennie Tristano
Topic: New Book Contains Chapter On Lennie
Replies: 101
Views: 64984

Sermon On The Flats - synopsis

Sermon On The Flats - The Egalitarian Alternative to Fortune Worship © 2006 by Marv Friedenn Brief synopsis ( notes are mine ): PREFACE - Preamble on the randomness of luck and the absurdity of its canonization INFINITY - Marv’s definition of gravity FORTUNE WORSHIP (FIRST CHORUS) - Classic exam...

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