Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Goldberg Variations, excerpts; Gideon Van Canneyt (marimba) and Silas Van den Spiegel (marimba), live, Koninklijk Conservatorium (Royal Conservatory of Brussels), Brussels, Belgium, 2020
other day, outside Chicago
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
All Mingus, all day (tomorrow, too): WKCR-FM (Columbia University).
other day, Oak Park, Ill.
*”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)
sounds of Kinshasa (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Konono No. 1, “Mama Na Bana,” live, Belgium (Spa), 2012
other day, Chicago
Anthony Braxton Trio (AB, 1945-, alto saxophone; George Lewis, 1952-, trombone; Mark Dresser, 1952-, bass), live, Antwerp (Belgium), 1985
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