You can't jive with the almighty

Jun 03 2015 Published by under Uncategorized

This morning, sweetie & I were having a discussion about religion and its often pernicious nature. As is often the case in our discussions, jazz came up, and jazz musicians and jazz musicians and religion. Duke Ellington, quite likely a sinner by many religious people's standards, found religion at the end of his life. One of our favorite quotes is his, above.

Here's some early morning Duke for you:

One response so far

  • ecologist says:

    oh, my, yes. those first 8 notes or so that Duke plays, and the smile on his face, strongly suggests that this is not going to be one of his spiritual pieces.

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