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Friday, April 13th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Avantist, “Prison Song,” live, Hickory Hills, Ill., 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Monday, April 9th

what’s new

Ry Cooder, “The Prodigal Son” (trad., arr. R. Cooder, J. Cooder), live (studio), 3/30/18 (published)

 

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lagniappe

random sights 

today (opening day at Wrigley Field), Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, April 5th

timeless

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers (AB, drums; Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor saxophone; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass), “Moanin'” (B. Timmons), live, Belgium (Brussels), 1959

 

Tuesday, March 27th

How about two minutes of joy?

Felix Quartet (Michael Moore, alto saxophone; Wolter Weirbos, trombone; Wilbert de Joode, bass; Michael Vatcher, drums), live, 2017

 

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lagniappe

reading table

That gorgeous kite
rising
from the beggar’s shack.

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

Friday, March 23rd

what’s new

August Greene (Common, vocals; Robert Glasper, keyboards; Karriem Riggins, drums; et al.) with guest singers Samora Pinderhughes, Maimouna Youssef, Brandy, Andra Day, live, Washington, D.C., 2/21/18

 

Wednesday, March 21st

tonight in Chicago

They’ll be playing at Constellation.

The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), live, London, 2010

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Monday, March 19th

what’s new

Big K.R.I.T. (aka Rodney Carmichael), live, Washington, D.C., 3/5/18

 

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lagniappe

reading table

father and son
go their separate ways…
blossom viewing

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), 1820 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Saturday, March 3rd

voices I miss

Betty Carter (1929-1998) with Gerri Allen (piano), Dave Holland (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums), “Giant Steps” (J. Coltrane), live, Germany (Hamburg), 1993

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Chicago (West Diversey)

Friday, March 2nd

two takes

“My Back Pages” (B. Dylan)

Bob Dylan, live

 

*****

Bob Dylan, Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, George Harrison, et al., live, New York, 1992

 

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lagniappe

reading table

watching the downpour
from under a temple
bell

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

Thursday, March 1st

more

Bob Dylan, “It Ain’t Me Babe” (B. Dylan), live

 

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lagniappe

reading table

today too, today too
the nettle tree snags
the kite

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

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