Taylor Ho Bynum on brass playing via Lester Bowie

This is a great thought on the possibilities of brass playing. I agree whole-heartedly.

SpiderMonkey Stories » Blog Archive » Lester:

“Patterns are for saxophones…brass should be about blowing down the walls of Jericho, or sounding like a hippopotamus giving birth, or the aural equivalent of a Groucho Marx joke, or in Lester’s case, all of the above. He opened up a whole new world for me as player, a world of squeezes and shapes rather than scales and structures.”

Read the whole post and dig the sounds.