[vcf-midatlantic] information overload and all that jazz [was Mastodon]

Jeffrey Jonas jeffrey.scott.jonas at gmail.com
Sat May 7 16:59:10 UTC 2022

Raymond Scott's 1960 album "The Secret 7: The Unexpected" predicted this:

Citing the liner notes: "A Message from Where" is a gentle protest based on
Scott's feeling that
"we're getting too many messages from too many places".
This was DECADES before the Internet, cable-tv, texting
and all our wonderful new-and-improved sources of "information overload"!
The man saw the future and knew it was ludicrous.

samples of the tracks:

An amazon comment finally unmasks the men of mystery:

This late-'50s album by the amazing Raymond Scott boasts a truly ALL-STAR
jazz supergroup line-up:
Elvin Jones
Milt Hinton
Kenny Burrell
Eddie Costa
Sam "The Man" Taylor
Harry "Sweets" Edison
"Wild" Bill Davis
Jean "Toots" Thielemans

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