Inspiration: Happiness

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Abdul Wadud, “Happiness,” By Myself: Solo Cello, 1977.

“I hear the ‘Cello’ as being percussive, chordal, linear, in a group improvisation context, and capable of many effects. In short I hear it as an ‘instrument,’ and not as the ‘accustomed sweet sounding instrument’ which tends to stifle a whole new world of music.”

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