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James Blood Ulmer and Ornette Coleman: The Adventures of Captain Blood

Vivien Goldman, New Musical Express, 25 October 1980

"Being poor is not because money doesn’t exist and being rich doesn’t mean you know everything. But in America, art has more to do with the reproductions and selling than with the art itself. That’s one reason why musicians are crazy and painters are crazy when it comes to what they think they’re worth. It’s just that you have to find the way in which you can do what your ideas tell you to do."

– Ornette Coleman from Harmolodics and the Oldest Language

Total word count of piece: 3425


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