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Troubadours 7: “The Emancipation Blues” by Randall Auxier

“The Emancipation Blues” by Randall Auxier This kid is stealing licks. Or if not, there were a few hundred others just like him filching and pilfering until they could lay down a respectable imitation. Something just happened to the right of the camera, but this kid is ignoring it. He is studying those licks. We…

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Living the Art 12: Art at the Event Horizon, by Randall Auxier

                                  Art at the Event Horizon by Randall Auxier I hear a new world is coming. I guess that’s always true, depending on the meaning of “new.” But this one is supposed to be, like, really really new –so different we can’t imagine it now. According to Ray Kurzweil, it’s about 29 years away, give…