I like that circa 1970s photo of the Roxy on the cover of that Blue Note Live...LP. Reminds me of what LA/Hollywood was like in the mid '70s right around when Star Wars was first released. It's a different world now.
Music was a bubble. People are realizing that the reality doesn't justify the hype. "A sweet cheat", Joyce called it, and wrote books instead. The Next Big Thing will be chanting rhymes to the accompaniment of rhythm boxes on street corners.
It's because all anyone cares about anymore is buying their next house, or a better Lexus than their neighbor's. No time for appreciation of beauty- it doesn't make them any money. JUST KIDDING! Kind Of.........................
If as a child your parents had hung you upside down in a straight jacket in a closet in the dark with a transistor radio duct taped to each ear tuned to different stations after giving you LSD coolaid you would not be asking this question.