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Jazz great Wynton Marsalis on creativity

Wynton Marsalis grew up in a family that is considered to be New Orleans royalty (Pianist Ellis Marsalis is his father; sax player Branford Marsalis is his brother.). He has recorded over 40 albums; made trumpeting cool again, revived acoustic … Continue reading

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Josh Ritter on creativity…

“Sometimes struggling for originality can really hamstring the work of just writing a song and getting it done and singing it. As time goes on that definitely becomes a thing. You find you live in other people’s shadows, unless you … Continue reading

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How is enlightenment like a fish sandwich?

And then he stepped outside and it was still raining… It was a unique morning and he didn’t know what to expect from the rest of the day. But that probably meant the rain was fine, and it fit his … Continue reading

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Steve Earle on the idea of a “muse”

Steve Earle was a country music star in the 80s. But a heroin addiction took its toll on his career and personal life causing a downward spiral that landed him in prison in 1994. He’s worked hard to get his … Continue reading

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