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Month: April, 2022

Saturday, April 30th

voices I miss

Von Freeman (1923-2012, tenor saxophone) with George Freeman (1927-, guitar), et al., “Oh, Lady Be Good!” (George and Ira Gershwin, 1924), live, Chicago, 1980s

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, April 29th

basement jukebox

Buddy Guy (1936-), “First Time I Met the Blues,” 1960

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, April 28th

His sound-world I tire of never.

Tristan Murail (1947-), Le Lac (2001); Chimera Ensemble (John Stringer, cond.), live, England (York), 2013

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, April 27th

sounds (and sights) of Berlin

Two brothers: four hands.

Mind Against (Alessandro and Federico Fognini, DJs), live, Berlin, 2020

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, April 26th

timeless

Wayne Shorter Quartet (WS, tenor saxophone; Danilo Perez, piano; John Patitucci, bass; Brian Blade, drums), “Masqualero” (W. Shorter), live, Montreal, 2003

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, April 25th

Why not begin the week with something beautiful, delicate, quiet?

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), Palais de Mari (1986); Anahit Dilbaryan (1990-piano), live, Armenia (Yerevan), published 3/11/22

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, April 24th

timeless

Clara Ward Singers (feat. Vermettya Royster), “Travelin’ Shoes,” live, France (Antibes), 1962

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, April 23rd

sounds of Chicago

Live, Chicago, last night: Thumbscrew (Michael Formanek [1958-], bass; Tomas Fujiwara [1977-], drums; Mary Halvorson [1980-, 2019 MacArthur “genius” grant recipient], guitar)

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this morning, outside Chicago

Friday, April 22nd

Happy 100th Birthday, Charles!

Charles Mingus Sextet (CM, 4/22/1922–1/5/1979, bass, compositions; Eric Dolphy, 1928-1964, alto saxophone; Clifford Jordan, 1931-1993, tenor saxophone; Johnny Coles, 1925-1987, trumpet; Jaki Byard, 1922-1999, piano; Dannie Richmond, 1931-1988, drums), (live, Belgium,* Norway,** Sweden,*** 1964

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radio

All Mingus, all day (tomorrow, too): WKCR-FM (Columbia University).

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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*”So Long Eric,” “Peggy’s Blue Skylight,” “Meditations on Integration”

**”So Long Eric,” “Orange Was the Color of Her Dress, Then Blue Silk,” “Parkeriana,” “Take The ‘A’ Train”

***”So Long Eric” (performance and rehearsal), “Meditations on Integration” (performance and rehearsal)

Thursday, April 21st

sounds of New York

John Zorn (1953-, alto saxophone), Tyshawn Sorey (1980-, drums), live, 2011

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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