Tuesday, February 19th

by musicclipoftheday

Kidd Jordan Quartet (KJ, tenor saxophone; Billy Bang, violin; William Parker, bass; Hamid Drake, drums), New York (Vision Festival), 2008

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

We tend to take musical instruments for granted, as if their existence were inevitable. But the fact that something exists doesn’t mean it had to. We could’ve been born into a world that never heard a violin.

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reading table

“What kind of heaven is that, you can’t have your records?”

—Michael Chabon, Telegraph Avenue