,not only great players, but incredible people to share road life with.
3. Recording my upcoming 2012 CD Elastic Aspects with my trio of Bisio and Dickey.
4. Continuing to upset the applecart of the jazz establishmentthe more they can't figure me out, the better off I am, I relish it, fuck them.
5. Seeing movies like Icons Among Us gain ascendancy against the backdrop of crap like Ken Burns jazz-and realizing from a film like Icon's that there are no young musician of any note that take the agenda of the Lincoln Center seriously.
6. Realizing that there are people like Joe Morris
involved in jazz education. He teaches at New England Conservatory and will be coming out with a tremendous book about improvisation. Just knowing that within the scam of jazz education, there are some people like Joe Morris and many others that are putting real, not pseudo information out there.