Jason (jcreed) wrote,

Watching the last of Jazz with Lea now. I'm starting to see what people were criticizing it for: it is pretty harsh on free jazz, critical of some of Coltrane's stuff that I thought was totally listenable, and I imagine I can't even imagine what it's leaving out. Still, sooo much good music. Oh god. Sarah Vaughn's singing. Ornette Coleman's stuff. Cecil Taylor's demon-possessed piano playing.

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    Well I am certainly glad I saw Arrival so that I get the wug joke in http://languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=29480#more-29480

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    Saw "Arrival". It did have some nontrivial linguistics content, but it still felt kind of wrapped up in a discernible layer of Hollywood Woo. The…

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    Had some dinner at Aliada with akiva and sasha and K, and afterwards saw Herzog's "Aguirre, the Wrath of God" in Socrates park. Enjoyably bleak.

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