Friday, September 5th

by musicclipoftheday

Today, MCOTD‘s fifth anniversary, we revisit a few early favorites.


September 5, 2009

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo (1918-2013) and Chucho (1941-) Valdes.



September 11, 2009

If spirit could be sold, New Orleans would be rich.

Rebirth Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2009


September 23, 2009

May, 2012

Nobel-Prize-winning economist devises a way to turn faces—images of them, that is—into marketable commodities: the more expressive the face, the greater the value.

March, 2013

Haiti is named one of the world’s wealthiest countries.

Arcade Fire, “Haiti”


Without music where would we be?