Wrong Is Right


The Amer­i­can Schol­ar asked me to con­tribute to their week­ly online “Writ­ing Lessons” col­umn. I chose the secret of impro­vised music as revealed by Thelo­nious Monk–“Wrong is right”–with exam­ples from gui­tarist John Aber­crom­bie and pianist Ken­ny Wern­er.

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If you like music + soft­ware and you haven’t played with the free, Web-based Wol­fram­Tones, you should. I first saw it sev­er­al years ago and I’m even more amazed by it now than I was then. As Web apps … Read more