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On Listening

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series What We Talk About When We Talk About Music

A little over a year ago, someone posted this question on Quora:

Why does John Coltrane’s music sound like someone just erratically blowing on a sax sometimes?

The short version of my answer, I suppose, could be this:

Except with the word “LISTEN” underlined and circled in red pen.

But here’s the longer answer that I actually posted:

Read Gord Sellar's answer to Why does John Coltrane's music sound like someone just erratically blowing on a sax sometimes? on Quora

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