Monthly Archives: December 2010

On “Disco’s” Attempt To Kill Funk . . .

I have a problem any time an idea takes precedent over music. It’s the same reason I don’t like Jazz. Jazz is to Blues as Disco is to Funk. Jazz and Disco are assassination attempts on a truly soulful aesthetic. … Continue reading

More On My Crusade Against The Extinction Of Black Music . . .

I found a very interesting article that was written a couple of years ago: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/12/15/AR2005121501728.html This piece raises a great question. One in which I feel we’ve made very little headway towards negotiating as a collective. If we all have … Continue reading

On My Crusade Against The Extinction Of Black Music . . .

I hate to take it here, but I just have to. I think those who can swing and make a decided effort not to do so, do it to make their music have more crossover appeal. Anyone else who argues … Continue reading

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