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Month: October, 2017

Sunday, October 29th

old school

Willie Neal Johnson (1935-2001) & The Gospel Keynotes, “Jesus, You’ve Been Good To Me,” live, Jackson, Miss.

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Saturday, October 28th

sounds of Amsterdam

Instant Composers Pool (ICP) Orchestra, live, Bogotá, Colombia, 9/19/17

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, October 27th

basement jukebox

J.B. Lenoir, “Mama Talk To Your Daughter,” 1955

 

If I had a time machine, I’d travel back to 1954—the year they recorded this in Chicago—and I’d step into the studio, unobtrusively, just as they’re about to begin.

Thursday, October 26th

passings

Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr., February 26, 1928-October, 24, 2017, singer, songwriter, piano player

“Don’t You Hear Me Calling You” (A. Domino, D. Bartholomew), 1954

 

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, October 25th

thank God (or Whatever) for radio

Four Tet (aka Kieran Hebden) with guest Tyondai Braxton, live, New York (The Lot Radio, Brooklyn), 2017

 

Tuesday, October 24th

what’s new

Anouar Brahem (oud, vocal) with Django Bates (piano), Dave Holland (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums), “Blue Maqams,” 2017

Monday, October 23rd

sounds of New York

Blue Turf (Nels Cline, guitar; Jim Campilongo, guitar; Jerome Harris, bass; Jim Black, drums), live, New York, 2016

Sunday, October 22nd

old school

Lee Williams and The Spiritual QC’s, “Running for My Life,” “Let’s Get Down,” live, c. 2010

 

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lagniappe

reading table

The autumn chill becomes part of me
in the bedroom I step on a comb
that belonged to my dead wife

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by W.S. Merwin and Takako Lento)

Saturday, October 21st

more

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM, piano; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; Butch Warren, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums), “Just a Gigolo” (I. Caesar, L. Casucci), “Bolivar Blues” (T. Monk), live, Tokyo, 1963

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Berenice Abbott (1898-1991), Designer’s Window, Bleecker Street, New York, 1947

Friday, October 20th

what’s new

Magically Inclined (Sean Sonderegger, tenor saxophone, compositions; Curtis Fowlkes, trombone; Kamala Sankaram, voice; Harvey Valdes, guitar; Shawn Lovato, bass; Joe Hertenstein, drums), “anyone lived in a pretty how town” (words by E.E. Cummings), live, New York, 10/15/17

 

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