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COOKING WITH DAVETHE LONGTIME VALLEY JAZZMAN WANTS TO STIR UP THE SCENE ANY WAY HE CAN

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Cook's sociospiritual philosophy is part of what's kept him here, persevering as an individual for a music scene he believes in. "Musicians have a tendency to let people dictate to them," he says. "We're considered at the bottom of the social ladder, but if we listen to people who are less informed about the music, then we're just gonna be servants. A musician has to make up his mind that he's going to do something and just do it with such vehemence that people respect his integrity.

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