“I am starting this thing with the hopes of breaking even, but I think there will be intangible benefits even if that fails.” — Atrocious Gnosis

When THE ONLY DIGNITY IS OBLIVION was released in 2017, my thought was that, for many reasons, it would be the last document of my work to be ..read more

Relevant quotes

From the film QUATERMASS AND THE PIT:

Colonel Breen: Do you ever find your early career catching up with you?

Quatermass: I never had a career. Only work.

From another angle:

“I’ve spent my entire career trying to do something for this art form; meanwhile, my contemporaries have spent their careers trying to do something for themselves.” –Bill Dixon

A first, after 48 years (and counting)…More to the point, this happened without any networking or hustling on my part. (In this regard, it should also be noted I am not a viable commodity in the now, and for some time commodified world of improvised music/free jazz, and, additionally, have no “handlers”.) So, particularly in this ..read more

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