1. Pick up the nearest book.
2. Open to page 123.
3. Find the fifth sentence.
4. Post the next three sentences.
5. Tag five people, and acknowledge who tagged you.
I am thrilled to have George E. Lewis's recently completed A Power Stronger Than Itself: The AACM and American Experimental Music at hand:
The meme shrapnel from this one now gets spread to The Well Tempered Blog, the fretted free thinking of The Improvising Guitarist, the percussive insights of Stochasticactus, that stellar member of the Meredith Monk M6 Ensemble at The Standing Room and the good Doctor Detecto over at the fine Mariner's blog Detect-o-vision. This one is courtesy of Sounds Like Now from the meme streets of Baltimore.
"We are playing to the public, you dig, and it's time for some new music. You say that the Japanese know more about our music than we do? That's cool -- but we made it."