Oh momma, you think your humble narrator might have some opinions about things musical and such?
Well, buckle up for an earfull of Dwayne Burno, bass player and set-your-jive-ass-straight-er.
In my (very very) limited exposure to guys that can play at this level, I have seen more than one of them with attitudes like this, and I can't say that I blame them. They have very little tolerance for wankery and bull-shyte and if you try any such nonsense in front of them, well, you are gonna hear about it and right quick in some rather, uh, direct language. You best come correct.
There is a lot of good stuff in what he says, and he gives a lot of examples for why he thinks about things the way he does, and as he relates his career, you can see just how good you have to be to hang with guys that have been improvising and playing tunes for 30 or 40 years. It is amazing how much those guys know.
jazztruth: The Dwayne Burno Interview Part 1