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Tuesday, September 27th

alone

Karlheinz Stockhausen (1928-2007), Klavierstück V
Maurizio Pollini (1942-), live, Paris, 2002


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reading table

The morning glory!
this too cannot be
my friend.

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Robert Aitken

 

Monday, September 26th

A prediction I made in 2011—she’d be a big star someday—seems to have come true: this has over 8 million views.

Nneka, “Walking,” live, Berlin, 2015


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autumn rain
he’s just like me . . .
the snail

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827; translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Sunday, September 25th

old school

Boyd Rivers & Ruth May Rivers, “I Done Died One Time (Ain’t Gonna Die No More),” Canton, Miss., 1978


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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Kerry James Marshall (1955-), The Lost Boys, 1993 (Kerry James Marshall, Mastry, through today)

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Saturday, September 24th

tonight in Chicago

These folks, along with lots of others, will be performing at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Supreme Love, “Resolution” (J. Coltrane), live, Chicago, 2015


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Amir Elsaffar Two Rivers Ensemble, live, Germany (Bremen), 2016

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Kerry James Marshall (1955-), Our Town, 1995 (Kerry James Marshall, Mastry, through 9/25/16)

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Friday, September 23rd

How strange it seems, still, that he should be dead.

Prince with Mavis Staples, et al., live, England (King’s Cross), 1993


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art beat: yesterday, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Kerry James Marshall (1955-), Slow Dance, 1992-93 (Kerry James Marshall, Mastry, through 9/25/16)

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Thursday, September 22nd

sounds of New York

As funky as it is abstract, as abstract as it is funky—like life itself.

Farmers by Nature (Craig Taborn, piano; William Parker, bass; Gerald Cleaver, drums), live, Paris, 2011


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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)

Stuart Davis (1892-1964), Landscape with Garage Lights, 1931-32 (Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, through 9/25/16)

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Wednesday, September 21st

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite No. 6 in D major for Unaccompanied Cello; Enrico Dindo

Tuesday, September 20th

serendipity

This I just bumped into this morning.

What would we do if we could never hear anything new?

Witold Lutoslawski (1913-1994), Livre pour orchestre (1968)
RTVE Symphony Orchestra (Gunther Herbic, cond.), live


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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)

Stuart Davis (1892-1964), The Paris Bit, 1959 (Stuart Davis: In Full Swing, through 9/25/16)

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Monday, September 19th

sounds of Mali

Salif Keita, live, Switzerland (Winterthur), 2013


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lagniappe

reading table

she keeps the nest
nice and neat . . .
widow bird

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827; translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Sunday, September 18th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Dorothy Love Coates (1928-2002)

“Won’t Let Go” (AKA “I’m Just Holding On”)


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“The Winner”


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“The Accident” (Gospel Harmonette Odessa Edwards, speaking), “Get Away Jordan,” “Getting Late in the Evening,” “You Must Be Born Again,” 1955

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