So many greats are gone – some long gone: Trane, Louis, Ella, Ellington, James Brown, Miles. Not just in music, but other intellectuals: da Vinci, Poe, Socrates… Obviously, the list could go on endlessly. We all know that no one is around forever.
What sets some apart, though, is their contribution to the world. All of the names I’ve mentioned above continue to be remembered and their work retold or glorified dozens, hundreds or even thousands of years later.
Why is it still so enjoyable?
If you could have a conversation with any one [now dead] artist (musician/writer/painter/poet/philosopher/dancer/etc.), whom would it be?
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