Musical Interlude #4 – Jon Batiste

Sometimes, people think that Jazz is music from the past. Jon Batiste deconstructs this old narrative, making Jazz sound fresh and contemporary, and innovates with a new narrative. Not only that, but he also uses Jazz as a powerful metaphor for democracy and...

Machines vs. Humans

“Words should be weighed, not counted.” — Yiddish Proverb   Machines count words. Humans count on meaning. Who is your narrative for?  

Musical Interlude #3 – Reggie Watts

As you probably noticed from one of my prior posts, I am anti-bullshit. Like an alcoholic, I’ve been to treatment and I am cured. Well, mostly. I sometimes have little relapses. Today’s musical interlude is about Reggie Watts, another artist cut from the same cloth of...