Okay, granted, freeform jazz guys are not your typical music consumer, but then they are in touch with the zeitgeist in their own serious way... and after a session of recording his improv trio, here is where they fall on the scale of people who do this kind of thing... Mountaintop Studios - Twenty five oh one-The Colliders - Tindeck MP3 Download
... and swinging by yesterday to pick up the masters, he blurted out how bored and dismayed he was with listening to an offering from a gentleman "emerging as one of the nation's top young drummers and multi-percussionist. The award winning drummer..." was so polished and predictable and flat he turned it off, unable to stand it.
"I LIKE a little, I dunno... 'anxiety' or 'tension' or 'uncertainty,' someone taking a chance and seeing how it goes. If there's no edge... it's just boring."
I suppose this doesn't strictly have anything to do with the kind of expertise we try to bring to the situation... but it does speak to larger trends, controllingness versus out-of-controllingness? Riding the lip of danger and chaos? Eh?