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Evil Nigger
by Julius Eastman
piano/minimalism #BlackHistoryMonth

Well, I tried to pick another tune, but this one keeps picking me...it arrives unbidden at odd times, in fragments, when I least expect it...

Of course he knows how ugly that word is--how freighted it is with suffering and spite. Maybe that's why he picked it; I don't know. (It wasn't the only time). Something tells me Julius Eastman was pretty comfortable with causing discomfort...

(You all know I'm not one of those secret racists--who've been coming out of the woodwork lately--right? I mean, I have some reservations about orange people, but it's really just one in particular...)

I may have missed Eastman entirely if not for DJ/Rupture, who did a recent tribute album. I wrote about it when he brought it to town, here:

http://triblive.com/aande/music/7842189-74/eastman-music-clayton
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TLDR: Julius Eastman, minimalist composer, genius, suffered greatly, some tendencies towards self-sabotage, semi-forgotten (unjustly)...
1979 - United States
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