Tuesday, December 17th

by musicclipoftheday

sounds of New York

More of one of my favorite drummers—again at the Village Vanguard.

Ed Blackwell (drums, 1929-1992) with Mal Waldron (1925-2002, piano), Charles Rouse (1924-1988, tenor saxophone), Woody Shaw (1944-1989, flugelhorn), Reggie Workman (1937-, bass), “Git Go” (M. Waldron, excerpt), live, New York (Village Vanguard), 1985




random sights

yesterday, Chicago


reading table

Do you imagine that writers speak ‘as themselves’? No such selves exist.

—Peter Schjeldahl, “The Art of Dying,” New Yorker, 12/23/19