Living in a city has its major benefits. One of those benefits is that there always seems to be something going on. Whether there is a play, symphony, festival, interpretive dance performance, or parade (i.e. - the Gay Pride Parade last week here in Jerusalem), there is something for everyone.
So, when my friend invited me to a jazz concert I jumped at the chance. However, not even ten minutes in to the first act did my fantastic imagination put me in hysterics. Here is this band, a really great Israeli jazz group, with a real live jazz flutist - and I was laughing so hard I was crying. A jazz flute!
Anyone of the fifteen to twenty-five-year-old range instantly would think of "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy," but only I would find myself transformed to that hilarious scene. It was as if Will Ferrell was on-stage, sucking a martini through the flute and proceeding to create a flute blow torch, and not some serious musician trying to make a name for himself.
I'm sorry, I just couldn't help it! Here's the clip from the movie. I apologize for the quiet sound, but it was the only one I could find on YouTube. If you don't laugh, you just don't get it...
its been a long 30 minutes :(
Will Farrel is a very talented actor. Dad remembers the movie well. (I probably fell asleep during it, since your father claims that I saw it, too).
Stay classy, Tel Aviv.
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