Before the always-funny Mr. Armisen gave his keynote address to the Middle of the Map crowd at this year’s IDEAS forum, he sat down in The Folly Theater with Flatland. Check out his tips on doing a Prince impersonation, the melding of comedy and music, and all the Finger Lakes of Lawrence Welk.
The “Portlandia” co-creator and star also riffed on everything music-related for the audience. His outtakes here:
Fred Armisen on… Jazz
Fred Armisen on… Blues
Fred Armisen on… Doo Wop
Fred Armisen on… Hotel Lobby Music
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