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Sunday, May 22nd

testify!

Aretha Franklin (1942-2018, voice, piano), “Rock of Ages” (A. Toplady), live, Detroit (New Bethel Baptist Church), 2016

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, May 21st

sounds of New York

Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar) and Catherine Zikora (tenor saxophone), live, New York (Zürcher Gallery), 5/19/22

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yesterday, Chicago

Friday, May 20th

what’s new

Fontaines D.C., live (“The Couple Across the Way,” “In ár gCroíthe go deo,” “Big Shot,” “Nabokov”), Chicago, published 5/17/22

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other day, Chicago (Jackson Park)

Thursday, May 19th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Cello Suite No. 4 in E-flat major; Bruno Cocset (cello), live, Netherlands (Amsterdam), 2016

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Wednesday, May 18th

sounds of New York

Kris Davis Trio (KD, piano, composition; William Parker, bass; Jeff “Tain” Watts, drums), live, New York, 2019

#1

*****

#2

(Awaiting the release of Part 3.)

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yesterday, Columbus Park, Chicago (black-crowned night heron)

Tuesday, May 17th

timeless

Lee Konitz (1927-2020, alto saxophone), Bill Evans (1929-1980, piano [25:33-]), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946-2005, bass), Alan Dawson (1929-1996, drums), live (“What’s New,” “All the Things You Are,” “Detour Ahead,” “My Melancholy Baby”), Paris, 1965

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, May 16th

sounds of Ukraine

Kalush Orchestra, “Stefania,” published yesterday

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art beat: yesterday, Smart Museum (Chicago), Bob Thompson: This House Is Mine (closed yesterday)

Bob Thompson (1937-1966), detail from Blue Madonna (1961)

Sunday, May 15th

sounds of Chicago

Dixie Hummingbirds (feat. James Walker), “The Little Wooden Church,” live (TV show [Jubilee Showcase]), Chicago, 1964

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a while ago, Maine (Monhegan Island)

Saturday, May 14th

like nobody else

Lennie Tristano (1919-1978, piano), live (“Darn That Dream,” “Lullaby of the Leaves,” “Expressions,” “You Don’t Know What Love Is,” “Tivoli Gardens Swing,” “Ghost of a Chance,” “Imagination,” “Tangerine”), Copenhagen, 1965

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, May 13th

like nobody else

James Booker (1939-1983, piano, vocals), “True” (L. Cottrell, D. Albert), live, Montreux, Switzerland, 1978

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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