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This clip of jazz guitarist @stanley_jordan showing off his generative music system programmed on a Commodore 64 is amazing

@cstanhope @cwebber How inspiring! I love the music that can be heard in the clip.

The way he's using his generative system is exactly how I'd expect true musicians would do it.

Not to "supplant" or "explain away" human creativity for some obscure perverse reason (as AI worshippers would have it), but as a great way of exploring the possibilities ...

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I love him casually playing two guitars on stage later in that video, what a boss!

@acousticmirror The Internet just told me that I first saw Stanley Jordan in Blind Date which is a weird movie from 1987 that has Bruce Willis and Kim Basinger in it. I remember that scene where he's in the studio playing guitar in the movie. He plays so beautifully.

@acousticmirror It's true. Jazz is just random tones ;) (and I love it)

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