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Saturday, May 11th

sounds of Zimbabwe

This I could listen to all day.

Oliver Mtukudzi (1952-2019), “Hear Me Lord” (O. Mtukudzi), live, California (Humboldt County), 2004

 

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Friday, May 10th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Joy Division, “Disorder,” 1972 (Trainspotting, 1996)

 

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lagniappe

reading table

The Poets light but Lamps –
Themselves – go out –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 930 (Franklin)

Thursday, May 9th

reimagining

Christopher Trapani (1980-), Visions and Revisions (2013); JACK Quartet, 2018

 

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Bob Dylan, “Visions of Johanna” (B. Dylan), 1966

 

Wednesday, May 8th

basement jukebox

James Carr (1942-2001) with Betty Harris (1939-), “I’m a Fool for You,” 1967 (Billboard R&B #42, Pop #97)

 

Tuesday, May 7th

alone

Elisabeth Harnik (piano), live, Wels, Austria, 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Monday, May 6th

soundtrack to a dream

Why not begin the week with something new?

Christopher Trapani (1980-), Writing Against Time (2014); Yarn/Wire, live, New York, 2014

 

Sunday, May 5th

sounds of Mississippi

Mississippi Mass Choir (featuring  Frank Williams [1947-1993] and Angela Curry), “Near the Cross,” live, 1989

 

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lagniappe

reading table

You have to change to stay the same.

—Willem de Kooning, 1904-1997 (Richard Shiff, Between Sense and de Kooning2011)

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random sights

this morning, Westchester, Ill.

Saturday, May 4th

what’s new

Nilüfer Yanya, “Baby Blu,” 4/11/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Columbus Park, Chicago (goslings huddled behind the mother)

Friday, May 3rd

tonight in Chicago

They’re playing at Corbett v. Dempsey.

Ken Vandermark (reeds) and Nate Wooley (trumpet), live, Copenhagen, 2016

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Forever – is composed of Nows –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 690 (Franklin)

Wednesday, April 24th

more

William Basinski (1958-), Vivian & Ondine, 2009

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago


(Taking a break—back in a while.)

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