Lou Reed's Free Jazz Gets Hostile Reception in Montreal


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There must have been something in the water this past weekend--first LCD Soundsytem were subjected to a spate of bottle throwing in London, and now comes a report that Lou Reed received a less than kind welcome at a show for the Montreal International Jazz Festival.

Reed subjected the crowd to some of his free jazz work, which he performed in collaboration with Laurie Anderson and John Zorn on Friday night. “If you don't think it's music, then get the fuck outta here," said Zorn from the stage, after the band was met with vocal brickbats from the crowd.

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