Friday, January 16, 2009
The State of Jazz? Go Ask Brian Wilson
I'd be lying if I claimed that I didn't read Ben Ratliff's de facto state-of-jazz commentary with great interest earlier this week. "What's your take, Mr. Fancy Pants Plastic Sax?" a couple guys have asked me. I'll let this video of The People's Liberation Big Band performing a Beach Boys song at the Record Bar serve as my succinct response.