Thursday, November 26th

by musicclipoftheday

two takes

Lee Morgan (trumpet) with Wayne Shorter (tenor saxophone), Harold Mabern (piano), Bob Cranshaw (bass), Billy Higgins (drums), “Yes I Can, No You Can’t,” 1966


S. Mos, mash-up (Tupac Shakur, “Holler If Ya Hear Me” [1993]), 2011



reading table

And everything turns and turns
and the unknown turns into the song
that is the known, but what in turn
becomes of the song is not for us to say

—Mark Strand (1934-2014), “The Webern Variations,” excerpt