On the Passing of David S. Ware

Today brings with it the sad news that David S. Ware has died. A decade ago, I decided that the best reading material when writing fiction would be books about other creative disciplines — which boiled down to me reading a lot of jazz criticism between 2000 and 2002. As a result of this, I began listening to the music made by the David S. Ware Quartet — Ware on saxophone, pianist Matthew Shipp, bassist William Parker, and several drummers, including […]

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