Little Junior Parker, “Driving Wheel” (R. Sykes), 1961
Here’s the original recording.
Roosevelt Sykes, “Driving Wheel Blues,” 1936
How many bands have not one but two MacArthur-certified “geniuses”?
Vijay Iyer Sextet (Vijay Iyer, keyboards, compositions [2013 MacArthur Fellow]; Tyshawn Sorey, drums [2017 MacArthur Fellow]; Stephan Crump, bass; Steve Lehman, alto saxophone; Graham Haynes, cornet and flugelhorn; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone), live, Ojai, Calif., 2017
other day, Oak Park, Ill.
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937), String Quartet in F major (1903); Sacconi Quartet, live, London, 2015
The snow is melting
and the village is flooded
—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by Robert Haas)