[LAU] linuxmao.org Linux Audio Party and Workshop

hollunder at gmx.at hollunder at gmx.at
Thu Dec 25 12:35:35 EST 2008

On Tue, 23 Dec 2008 17:38:11 -0800
Ken Restivo <ken at restivo.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 22, 2008 at 08:39:40PM +0100, Philippe Hezaine wrote:
> > Ken Restivo a ??crit :
> > > On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 05:46:09PM +0000, go music wrote:
> > >> For those of you living in or close to France:
> > >>
> > >> The francophone web forum www.linuxmao.org is organizing
> > > 
> > > I hereby nominate "linuxmao" for the domain name of the year.
> > > 
> > > -ken, who has been linuxing his ass off for almost a decade now
> > 
> > Would you compose an hymn in 57/32's time signature for this event?
> Heh, would love to.
> Reminds me of the old drummer joke.
> A young drummer studies for many years with an Indian Tabla master.
> After some time, the master has to return home to India. The young
> drummer becomes a famous jazz drummer and tours the world. After many
> years of touring, he finally gets a gig in his old Tabla master's
> home town! He writes the master to invite him to the gig, and before
> the show he peeks out and indeed the tabla master has showed up! The
> drummer is very nervous playing for his old teacher, but the show
> otherwise goes well and the master just smiles serenely through the
> whole set.
> Backstage after the show, the drummer is happy to greet his old
> teacher, who is very glad to see him and very proud too. The drummer
> then nervously asks the tabla master how his playing sounded, and if
> there is there anything he should work on. And the master replies
> brightly: "Oh, your playing was very delightful! But you were a
> little sluggish on the 11 and the 37".
> Um, rim shot here. It is, however, much funnier if you read the
> punchline with a subcontinental accent.
> -ken

Guess I have to ask an Indian neighbour to say that for me next time
he's here, really don't get it..

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