What can YOU say in six sentences?
In the '50s Coltrane blew tenor with Miles, and they'd take the stage and Coltrane would solo and go on for years.
Davis got on him and Coltrane would say, "I just, I can't stop, Miles, how do I stop?"
"Try taking the fucking horn out your mouth," Miles said.
We've got folks in the Twelve-Step who talk a long time, more time than they took working doctors or judges, solos that bleat to the end of the very last nerve in the world.
And so, a proposal, The Miles Davis Memorial Meeting: we cite the above and tell folks out front, "You've got five minutes."
Right by the chair in plain site sit a timer, a gong, and a high-pressure hose for the four-alarm fires among us...