Stevie Wonder is playing his first gig in Tokyo and the place is absolutely packed to the rafters. In a bid to break the ice with his new audience he asks if anyone would like him to play a request.
A little old Japanese man jumps out of his seat in the first row and shouts at the top of his voice “Play a jazz chor! Play a jazz chord.
Amazed that this guy knows about Stevie’s varied career, the blind impresario starts to play an E minor scale and then goes into a difficult jazz melody for about 10 minutes. When he finishes, the whole place goes wild.
The little old man jumps up again and shouts “No, no, play a jazz chord, play a jazz chord”.… More here ...