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Lawrence Peryer

Business Innovator - Music & Film Producer - Writer - Speaker - Commentator

About Me

I have long worked at the nexus of music, marketing and technology. A fan first.

CT -> NYC -> Seattle

My Jazz Story

The first jazz record (um, cassette) I bought was John Coltrane's Africa/Brass when I was 15 or 16 years old. It eluded me. But I stuck with it and revisited it and to this day those sessions are among my favourites. 1961 - 1963 Coltrane represents a peak of Western music to me. I was fortunate to see (and record) McCoy Tyner and Charles Tolliver lead several sets of the music of Africa/Brass several years back at the Blue Note when I was still living in NYC...

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