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International Jazz Day: SLEEVEFACE!

By Logan K. Young l.young@classicalite.com on May 01, 2013 12:11 AM EDT

Just this once, allow us to quote from Wikipedia:

Sleeveface is an internet phenomenon wherein one or more persons obscure or augment body parts with record sleeve(s), thus causing an illusion.

The precise origin of the concept is unknown.

The term was coined in April of 2007 by Wales' Carl Morris, after pictures were taken of him and his friends holding record sleeves to their faces while spinning records in a Cardiff bar.

Morris' friend, John Rostron, soon posted them on the internet.

Here, then, is Scott Joplin's The Red Back Book--as played by Gunther Schuller and the New England Conservatory of Music.

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TagsInternational Jazz Day, Jazz Appreciation Month, April Jazz, SLEEVEFACE!, Instant Repin, Scott Joplin, The Red Back Book, Gunther Schuller, New England Conservatory