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Exploding Customer: Live at Tampere Jazz Happening

My tolerance for shticky jazz has worn to a nub–even when it’s as creative and well played as this. Perhaps living through the Time of Great Irony (otherwise known as the Downtown New York City scene in the ’80s and ’90s) did the trick. I learned first-hand how an artist can adopt an absurdist stance as a way of avoiding deeper issues.

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