Part 4 on practicing creativity. AKA ‘our longest rant ever’. Why consciously practicing creativity matters. Jaron Lanier. Bernie Worrell. Mining for sapphires. Light pollution. Wilt Chamberlin. Malcolm Gladwell.
Roger CortonWe haven’t had enough talk, talk talk yet about ‘creativity’?
JCHNo. No we HAVEN’T. I promised last time that I was going to explain why this matters so much…
JCHAnd should matter to you.
RCI am usually reluctant to use the word ‘should’.
JCHWhich is why I’m where I am and why you’re… er… never mind. (laughs) But assuming that someone cares about what I care about than yes, I am going to finish up my…
RCLecture is the word I think you were going for.
JCHAs Fred Flintstone used to say, “How very droll.” OK, here we go. I think it matters for music in general but for progressive rock in particular because, frankly, most of it STINKS.
RCMost of what?