Physicist Stephon Alexander narrates how he came to understand the parallels between quantum particle theory and jazz composition.
Swirling, confident, those sax notes stretch and blow
above the drums, full of his blue notes,
fifty years ago, new as now.
Gold snake muzzles down rat-eye alleys, pokes in hollows and hooch holes, gathers up the Hell-hurt passed out on bad juice or junk, noses out on the street, hubcup cymbal-ride … Continue reading
Here’s a favorite from Trane with the amazing McCoy Tyner on piano: And here’s another that on a first listen sounds simple, but actually there’s a rich conversation between the … Continue reading