music clip of the day

jazz/blues/rock/classical/gospel/more

Friday, July 20th

what’s new

Rev. Sekou and The Seal Breakers, live, Washington, D.C., 7/10/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Rookery Building)

Thursday, July 19th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Partita No. 2 for Solo Violin in D minor, excerpt (Sarabande); Anne-Sophie Mutter (violin), live, Vienna, c. 2008

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Wednesday, July 18th

sounds of India

Nina Burmi (vocals), Ramesh Mishra (sarangi), Sanju Sahai (tabla), live, London, 2006

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Who never lost, are unprepared
A Coronet to find!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 136 (Franklin)

Tuesday, July 17th

sounds of India

Hariprasad Chaurasia (1938-, bansuri), Raag Hansadhwani, live

 

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lagniappe

reading table

I’m not lonely
because I have secrets;

I’m lonely because words
can’t bring the past into the present

(which amounts to the same thing).

—Rae Armantrout, from “Pretty Little” (London Review of Books, 7/19/18)

Monday, July 16th

sounds of India

Nikhil Banerjee (1931-1986, sitar), Zakir Hussain (1951-, tabla), live (Raag Shyam Kedar, Raag Pilu), San Francisco, 1985

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, July 15th

more

Marion Williams and Alex Bradford, “Take Me to the Water,” live, Netherlands (Utrecht), 1962

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, July 14th

what’s new

Nate Wooley (trumpet), Michael Foster (tenor saxophone), Brandon Lopez (bass), Ben Bennett (percussion), live, New York, 6/21/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, July 13th

only rock ‘n’ roll

The Ex, “Soon All Cities,” 2018

 

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lagniappe

random thoughts

Each moment is an open door.

Thursday, July 12th

basement jukebox

Buddy Guy, “This Is the End,” 1959

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Butterfly
sleeping
on the temple bell.

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

Wednesday, July 11th

basement jukebox

Otis Rush, “All Your Love (I Miss Loving),” 1958

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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