summer in the city
As long as Charlie keeps playing drums, I’ll keep listening. He’s the oldest of the bunch and the only one who doesn’t dye his hair. And he’s the only one who sounds as good today as he did decades ago.
Rolling Stones, “Miss You” (M. Jagger, K. Richards), live, Chicago, 6/25/19
Emilie Lesbros (voice), Mat Maneri (viola), Hank Roberts (cello), Barre Phillips (bass), live, New York, 5/25/19
Pilgrim Jubilee Singers (aka Pilgrim Jubilees), “Testify” (feat. Cleve Graham), “Old Ship of Zion” (feat. Clay Graham), live, TV Show (Jubilee Showcase), Chicago, 1964
this morning, Oak Park, Ill.
a walk, a voice, a poem
“The Door” by Miroslav Holub (1923-1998), translated from Czech by Ian Milner
This I bumped into last night. One-word review: Wow!
Jonathan Harvey (1939-2012), . . . towards a pure land (2005); Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Matthias Pintscher (direction), live, Paris, 2016
The Earth has many keys –
—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 895, draft (Franklin)