Instant Composing – Playing Your Arse Off!: A Conversation between Peter Brötzmann (Germany), Reuben Derrick and Cindy Zeiher (NZ) (2021)
Music. I mean, it's a question of the question. Every morning in my back yard, the sparrows have their morning chat. And if you listen carefully, it turns out to be wonderful music. Or a delivery truck passing by my window on the way to the supermarket around the corner, the engine humming in front of my window. That is another kind of music. So it depends on your brain, on your ears, what you make out of it. On the other hand, to be serious about music, I think originally it was a very social thing; once upon a time, you had a day full of work, you had dinner in the night, if you were lucky you had a fireplace, and somebody starts to sing or drums a bone on the rock and the others join in. So that is the kind of music I have in mind.
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