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Sunday, June 12th

sounds of Chicago

Windy City Spiritualaires with Willie Clayton, “I’m Gonna Run On,” live (music starts at 4:05-), Birmingham, Ala., 2000


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yesterday on Chicago’s south side

Treme Brass Band, Washington Park

 

Saturday, June 6th

sounds of New Orleans

Why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

To Be Continued (TBC) Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2012

Friday, January 9th

two takes

Rebirth Brass Band, “A. P. Tureaud,” live, New Orleans

Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line, 2011


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Revolution Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line Parade, 2012

 

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art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Second Liners at Mardi Gras, New Orleans, 1957

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Monday, October 20th

Why not start the week with a parade?

Divine Ladies Social Aid and Pleasure Club Parade (with Stooges Brass Band), New Orleans, 2009


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art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Second Liners, New Orleans, 1961

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Friday, September 5th

Today, MCOTD‘s fifth anniversary, we revisit a few early favorites.

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September 5, 2009

One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo (1918-2013) and Chucho (1941-) Valdes.

 

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September 11, 2009

If spirit could be sold, New Orleans would be rich.

Rebirth Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2009


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September 23, 2009

May, 2012

Nobel-Prize-winning economist devises a way to turn faces—images of them, that is—into marketable commodities: the more expressive the face, the greater the value.

March, 2013

Haiti is named one of the world’s wealthiest countries.

Arcade Fire, “Haiti”


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Without music where would we be?

Sunday, June 1st

sounds of New Orleans

Treme Brass Band, “Just a Closer Walk with Thee,” Treme, 2010

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art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Young Tuxedo Bass Band, New Orleans, 1966

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Thursday, May 8th

sounds of New York

Raya Brass Band, live, New York, 2014


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art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009), New York, 1972

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Wednesday, April 23rd

sounds of New Orleans

Let Me Do My Thang: Rebirth Brass Band (Keith Reynaud, 2000)


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random thoughts

Day after day tiptoeing through minefields, until finally our luck runs out.

 

April 1st

sounds of New Orleans

Brass band, live, New Orleans (Frenchmen Street), 2013


MVP? Without a doubt, it’s the snare drummer. Not only does he hold everything together, he pushes, pushes, pushes.

Monday, November 18th

sounds of New York

Raya Brass Band, live, New York

7/22/12


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12/31/11


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art beat

Robert Frank (1924-), New York (Times Square), 1954

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