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  1. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    29 Sep '08 22:48 / 1 edit
    He plays Jazz. Here is the link:
    http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2008/09/29/levs.sax.genius.cnn
  2. 29 Sep '08 23:30
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    He plays Jazz. Here is the link:
    http://www.cnn.com/video/#/video/showbiz/2008/09/29/levs.sax.genius.cnn
    From what I can tell, you mean Miguel Zenon.

    Any reason in particular that you chose to start this thread?
  3. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    30 Sep '08 07:52
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    From what I can tell, you mean Miguel Zenon.

    Any reason in particular that you chose to start this thread?
    Sorry for the mis-spell. Just to show that the MacArthur people recognize musicians as well as scientists as a value to our culture.
  4. 30 Sep '08 16:51 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by sonhouse
    Sorry for the mis-spell. Just to show that the MacArthur people recognize musicians as well as scientists as a value to our culture.
    The MacArthur Foundation has recognized quite a few jazz muscians including Ornette Coleman, Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor, Max Roach, John Zorn, Steve Lacy, George Lewis, etc.

    If found Zenon to be a curious choice. I was hoping that maybe you had some insight as to his selection.
  5. Standard member sonhouse
    Fast and Curious
    30 Sep '08 19:32
    Originally posted by ThinkOfOne
    The MacArthur Foundation has recognized quite a few jazz muscians including Ornette Coleman, Anthony Braxton, Cecil Taylor, Max Roach, John Zorn, Steve Lacy, George Lewis, etc.

    If found Zenon to be a curious choice. I was hoping that maybe you had some insight as to his selection.
    There may have been a political agenda, he is Puerto Rican.