Wednesday, 10/27/10

by musicclipoftheday

1961

Newton Minow, Chair of the FCC, proclaims TV a “vast wasteland.”

1964

CBS News asks, with a straight face, what jazz “reveals” about “the nature of man” (God, too).

Lennie Tristano Quintet (Lennie Tristano, piano; Lee Konitz, alto saxophone; Warne Marsh, tenor saxophone; Sonny Dallas, bass; Nick Stabulas, drums), “Subconscious Lee,” live, New York (The Half Note), 1964, CBS TV Broadcast: Look Up and Live

Want more of Lennie Tristano? Here.

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Frank O’Hara (in his NYC apartment), “Having a Coke with You,” 1966