The inside of the tune makes the outside sound good.
After two takes, you’re imitating yourself.
Talking about music is like dancing
with my elbow, sometimes, because
after two takes, you’re imitating yourself. I hit the piano
with my elbow sometimes because
the piano ain’t got no wrong notes.
Cover Page Footnote
"Pantoum by Thelonious Monk" was originally published at Booth.
"Pantoum by Thelonious Monk,"
Booth: Vol. 6
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.butler.edu/booth/vol6/iss4/3