Category Archives: Jazz

Ode to Odd Jazz – a B.O.S.S

“Ode to Odd Jazz; or What Instrument does Rahsaan Roland Kirk Play?” (A poem by Tori Taiyo Johnson, part of Benfii Original Short Stories – B.O.S.S. ©2021 Eagle Land Grace, LLC) ~ Poem ~

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How ‘NEW’ is born – a little theory

Jazz – (Buddy Bolden 1895)Rock-n-roll – (as early as the 1920s or possibly Arthur Crudup’s 1947 release)CyberPunk (Neuromancer in 1984) There is nothing new under the sun.How do “new” things come about?

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Theories in Music, language, sign language

Bobby McFerrin. Need I say more…?   I don’t need to if you watch that. maybe. but I will anyway. This Is Your Brain On Music featured Bobby. I have my own theories on the correlations between music and language (/language acquisition). Music has been a major part of my life (starting with Jazz saxophone […]

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Jazz Localization (post)

I have been in love with Jazz for almost as long as I can remember. When I was 9 years old my dad bought a used saxophone from a Miami-based Jazz musician. It was my first saxophone (26 years later when moving to China I gave it away to a fellow saxophone lover. It was […]

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