Night swimming, Matthew Farrar
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In the lack of indigenous music, [the record store is] where [people] find their roots. And in music, whatever you're looking for - whether it's authenticity, or originality, or transcendentalism, or traditionalism - the best place to look is in a record store. But you won't find - or you'll rarely find - mention of improvisation. It's not a term which has become part of the record industry's promotional vocabulary.
Our hearts are heavy. We are devastated. This is something we weren't prepared for although we all know that life is fleeting. It was no secret about his health and his fight. But the fight for his joy and happiness gave him everything he needed. The fight to keep his family happy, his soul happy and those around him happy, gave him complete and unadulterated joy... until he heeded his fathers call."Via
The statement ends with the group sending their condolences for "the outpouring of prayers," noting, "He's affected us as much as he's affected all of you. We're inspired by his daily joy and courage. He wasn't in pain. He was happy.