Sunday, November 18th

by musicclipoftheday

three takes

“God Has Smiled on Me”

Rev. James Cleveland (1931-1991), live, Oh Happy Day, 2004

 

*****

Lester Bowie (1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame), with Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone), Malachi Favors (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), 1978

 

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Don Pullen (piano), George Adams (tenor saxophone), live, Italy (Perugia), 1984

 

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lagniappe

reading table

mountain temple—
deep under snow
a bell

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)