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June 28, 2009


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Kent England

"Rather than try to mimic Monk's falling upstairs playing technique, ..."

This is why I love your writing. This phrase should become like Coltrane's "sheets of sound" which you recently described.

Eric D'Onut

"Jackson's dangerous addiction to recklessness, play dates with minors, and his Disney-Goth persona all seem to be melting away, replaced in our minds by the kid in the fedora and flood pants moonwalking to Billie Jean."

I don't think so. The dirt has only begun to surface. Cinch up your foregiveness belt

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