I will forego the usual Branford joke to say this: Pall Malls, Garcia? Jesus, buddy.
ALSO: Who is this?
August 22, 2015 at 6:59 pm
August 22, 2015 at 7:01 pm
Huh. No idea.
August 22, 2015 at 7:25 pm
Coleman. Jazz legend. He loved Jerry’s harmonic sense.
August 22, 2015 at 8:49 pm
That is the Steinberger guitar that Jerry 1st attempted playing anything on following his coma. I guess his thinking was “Well, if its gonna suck, might as well have it happen on the suckiest instrument I can think of”. Or, Bobby was asked to bring along a guitar when he visited next ” No hijinks, Weir. Just grab the plainest, most run-of-the-mill, least ostentatious, most un-White Lion-like, non-Jewy sounding one you’ve got. Are we clear?”
August 22, 2015 at 10:10 pm
Probably during recording sessions for Ornette’s “Virgin Beauty” album. One of the three tracks on which Jerry plays here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mMpulMxkzoc
I do know Jerry was aware of Coleman’s theory of harmolodics – check it out, cool concept, necessary for a ‘modern’ approach for improvised music.
Keep it up TotD!
August 23, 2015 at 12:14 am
I’m pretty sure you had a post about him when he died.
August 23, 2015 at 4:34 pm
i wonder if Jerry ever ran pell mell with a pack a Pall Malls?
August 24, 2015 at 1:11 am
August 23, 2015 at 10:56 pm
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