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November 27, 2008


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In the Bill Evans' youtube that you commented a few days ago, he showed more common sense. He more or less said: a baby crying is also expresing its feelings but that is not enough to make it art (or whatever you want to call it).
Maybe Coleman is the equivalent in the world of music to the present day painters that don't know how to paint. Our is the lost.

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