[Jandek] African-American bass player

Lauren Ciechanowski ciechano at stolaf.edu
Fri Feb 2 21:29:38 PST 2007

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> <P>Ok, I want to ask a survey question, if I may. In your opinion, who is
> the funkiest person in the world? To broaden the discussion, I just want
> to add that I'm not just limiting it to musicians either. I mean, who, in
> your opinion, most embodies the funk? You can make a list of top 5 if you
> want, or whatever. <BR></P></DIV>
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> <DIV></DIV>From:&nbsp;&nbsp;<I>"Lauren Ciechanowski"
> &lt;ciechano at stolaf.edu&gt;</I><BR>To:&nbsp;&nbsp;<I>jandek at mylist.net</I><BR>Subject:&nbsp;&nbsp;<I>Re:
> [Jandek] African-American bass player</I><BR>Date:&nbsp;&nbsp;<I>Fri, 2
> Feb 2007 09:43:47 -0600 (CST)</I><BR>&gt;Well, if he's dark-skinned, then
> how do you know Jandek isn't taking up<BR>&gt;basketball or gangsta rap?
> Point being, I think many of us saw it as a<BR>&gt;gross racial (not
> nececssarily racist) generalization, and wanted to point<BR>&gt;out to you
> that perhaps skin color is not indicative of musical
> genre.<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;In response to Ross, while it's fair to say that the
> list certainly is<BR>&gt;more interesting with a bit of controversy,
> there's plenty of<BR>&gt;Jandek-worthy controversy to go around. We don't
> need racial and sexuality<BR>&gt;oriented jokes to 'keep things
> interesting.'<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt;Lauren<BR>&gt;<BR>&gt; &gt; Jeez you lot are
> nob...The photo in question is on Seth's site relating to<BR>&gt; &gt; the
> black (Afro american) &amp; white pictures of the Indianapolis show.
> The<BR>&gt; &gt; guy<BR>&gt; &gt; has a cap and is playing fretless bass
> with a flute player behind him. the<BR>&gt; &gt; guy looks black in the
> photo, definitely darker than&nbsp;&nbsp;the flautist, but it<BR>&gt; &gt;
> could be the lighting or something..<BR>&gt; &gt;
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