Stagger onward rejoicing

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master to master

That’s the very early electric guitar associated with the great Charlie Christian, who died, tragically, at age 25.  

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One of Christian’s Gibsons has survived, and here it is being played by the (also great) Julian Lage:

Monk’s specs

If you’re ever tempted to think you’re cool, just remember that Theolonious Sphere Monk was wearing those specs in 1947.