A highland tribe in Papua, New Guinea calls the soul the "seeds of singing."
Tom asked S. Ramanathan why we make instruments when we already have the perfect, God-given instrument, the human voice. He considered and replied, "To compete with God."
Johnny Smith finds good-sounding notes among the numerous choices on the guitar fretboard, avoiding those that he says sound "like kicking a drunk."
Kim had worked out tala patterns on a telegraph clicker, which he held behind his back while pretending to tap-dance with lightning complexity.