Carla Bley's "Escalator Over The Hill"
September 11, 2010 3:48 PM Subscribe
It is simultaneously unlike, and above, every other record. ... Because perhaps it tells us what a trivial pursuit music really is, and at the same time how indispensable to a meaningful existence it in fact is. ... No one, least of all Carla Bley, has subsequently come even within an orbit’s distance of its achievements. ... It is, in the most literal of senses, untouchable.
- Marcello Carlin
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