[Jandek] African-American bass player

Jungle jungleklan at pandora.be
Fri Feb 2 09:31:15 PST 2007

"skin colour is not indicative of musical genre"
what is this?
hey guys are we still living oin the 60's or wot?
jimi hendirix was and still is the best rock guitarplayer in the world, in
all worlds in fact.

> Van: "Lauren Ciechanowski" <ciechano at stolaf.edu>
> Datum: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 09:43:47 -0600 (CST)
> Aan: jandek at mylist.net
> Onderwerp: Re: [Jandek] African-American bass player
> Well, if he's dark-skinned, then how do you know Jandek isn't taking up
> basketball or gangsta rap? Point being, I think many of us saw it as a
> gross racial (not nececssarily racist) generalization, and wanted to point
> out to you that perhaps skin color is not indicative of musical genre.
> In response to Ross, while it's fair to say that the list certainly is
> more interesting with a bit of controversy, there's plenty of
> Jandek-worthy controversy to go around. We don't need racial and sexuality
> oriented jokes to 'keep things interesting.'
> Lauren
>> Jeez you lot are nob...The photo in question is on Seth's site relating to
>> the black (Afro american) & white pictures of the Indianapolis show. The
>> guy
>> has a cap and is playing fretless bass with a flute player behind him. the
>> guy looks black in the photo, definitely darker than  the flautist, but it
>> could be the lighting or something..
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