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- Posted on Jan 22nd 2009 4:00PM by Steve Baltin
Surprisingly, Chong found a lot of humor in the jazz world. "Every jazz musician I talked to was a comedian. They had that sense of humor; like Louis Armstrong was one," he says. "Louis Armstrong smoked reefer all his life. And that was the other similarity; all jazz musicians not only smoked dope, but they used hard drugs, too."
Aside from the shared extracurricular activities, though, the symmetry between jazz and comedy goes back to the humor. "You see, it's all about timing; when to tell a joke, how to tell a joke," Chong says. "And that's where my craft came from and Cheech's ultimately came from the same area because it's an attitude. "