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Month: June, 2021

Tuesday, June 15th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suite No. 5 in C minor for Unaccompanied Cello; Steven Isserlis (cello), live, New York, 2018

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Monday, June 14th

like nobody else

Cecil Taylor Unit (CT, 1929-2018, piano; Sam Rivers, soprano saxophone; Jimmy Lyons, alto saxophone; Andrew Cyrille, drums), live, Paris, 1969

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, June 13th

sounds of Memphis

Memphis Gospel Singers (Spirit of Memphis Quartet), “I’m Happy in the Service of the Lord,” 1949

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, June 12th

basement jukebox

Dusty Springfield (1939-1999), “I Don’t Want to Hear it Anymore” (Randy Newman), 1969

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, June 11th

sounds of Palestine

Sama’ Abdulhadi (DJ), live, streamed 5/3/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Thursday, June 10th

sounds of France

Yann Tiersen (synthesizer [Buchla Music Easel]), “Palestine” (Y. Tiersen), live, France (Ushant), published 5/18/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, June 9th

what’s new

Tomeka Reid Quartet (TR, cello, compositions; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jason Roebke, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums), live (“Billy Bang’s Bounce,” “Niki’s Bop,” “Ballad,” “Aug 6,” “Glass Light,” “Woodlawn”), Los Angeles, 5/27/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Tuesday, June 8th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Suites No. 1 in G major and No. 3 in C major for Unaccompanied Cello; Steven Isserlis (cello), live, London, 2020

Monday, June 7th

timeless

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625), Fitzwilliam Virginal Book: Pavana No. 292 in A minor; Jean Rondeau (16th century virginal [compact harpsichord]), published 6/4/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

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reading table

Only now I know
that power—greater than storms—
a heart-rending awe
silencing all the pines
at nightfall on the mountain.

—Emperor Fushima (1265-1317), translated from the Japanese by Sam Hamill (The Poetry of Zen, 2004)

Sunday, June 6th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Rev. Singing Sammy Lewis, “I’m Glad About It,” Pts. 1 and 2 (I. Andrews), 1965

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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