CHARLES LLOYD New Quartet » Passin’ Through

Jazz You Too

Going on with my deep listening – CHARLES LLOYD New Quartet » Passin’ Through- “I’ve got a pocketful of blues here still, you know?” says Charles Lloyd on this NPR interview.

(…) And the benefit for me now of having more mileage on the chassis is that I don’t have to — the benefit of experience in the years, because if you stay awake during your apprenticeship through here, a lot of blessings can happen for you, but wakefulness is the main one. And what happens there is that now, I get direct connection from the infinite that blesses me with song. And so the benefits of all those years, to be able to apprehend that with a group, and they can hear it in the sound, because it’s sonic, you know; we’re sound seekers. And we get these blessings. I’m not able to articulate it, I’m simply trying to say what…

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