Monday, 6/18/12

by musicclipoftheday

Happy (Day After) Father’s Day 

Nas (son) with Olu Dara (father), “Bridging the Gap” (2004)
(sampling Muddy Waters’ “Mannish Boy”)

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lagniappe

Here’s more from the old man.

David Murray Octet, “Dewey’s Circle” (DM, tenor saxophone; Olu Dara, trumpet; Butch Morris, cornet; George Lewis, trombone; Henry Threadgill, alto saxophone; Anthony Davis, piano; Wilber Morris, bass; Steve McCall, drums), Ming (Black Saint, 1980)

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Muddy Waters, “Mannish Boy” (Chess, 1955)

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lagniappe

reading table

People are mysterious, unfathomable—like divinities: natural objects for reverence. But our habits of thought turn the people around us into objects, the means for our self-protection.

—Lama John Makransky, “Family Practice,”
Tricycle, Summer 2001