Friday, February 23, 2007

the revolution was pre-telecast

The Jazz Clinic brings us Ornette Coleman's Grammy acceptance speech. You can't judge anything Coleman does in terms of making conventional sense, but some of his sentences have the same I-don't-understand-it-but-I-love-it beauty his music does, like "For myself, I’d rather be human than to be dead. And I would also die to be human."