Sunday, January 22nd

by musicclipoftheday

back to church

Post-inaugural blues?

Try this.

First Church of Deliverance Choir, “Afterwhile It’ll All Be Over,” live, Chicago


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lagniappe

random sights

other day, New York (High Line)

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my back pages

On a cold, snowy night forty years ago, at a church outside Chicago, my wife, Suzanne, and I were married. Tenor saxophonist Von Freeman (MCOTD Hall of Fame) and pianist John Young, both now gone, performed at the ceremony. All of what they played that night—”Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” “It Never Entered My Mind,” “More” (before); “In a Sentimental Mood” (unaccompanied saxophone, as the bride walked down the aisle); “My Favorite Things,” “Song for My Father” (after)—can be heard here (0:15-).