Studio

A Haida carver draws his blade through a cedar log, making a totem pole under the blue-black hats of trees.

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Miles Davis begins recording Kinda Blue on a scowling October day in the Columbia studio on 30th street in New York.

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The cedar log slowly reveals summers of endless whales, winters of starvation and, near the bottom, the People being born from a clam shell.

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Kinda Blue filters out of the Brooklyn studio merging with the night that flows like pillow lava underwater, hardening into a million glass faces. Miles will work all night to give the faces at least one good eye.

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2 responses to “Studio

  1. Excellent. Art at work engaging its world.

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