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What is amazing is how easily traditional musicians all over the world take to [jazz]. Take to improvising together. Itís really ducks to water. Itís always a thrill that once people understand they can be free to play what they want to play, they take off with it.
Jazz is a continuing revelation. The best show I ever attended was the
Roots Picnic at Penn's Landing in Philadelphia, or was it Robert
Glasper's Experiment at Lincoln Center, or was it Chick Corea with
Brian Blade at Oberlin College? Most of all I enjoy playing guitar and
composing beats with my Brooklyn-based group Space Captain.