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Monday, October 11th

sounds of Chicago

Ken Vandermark (1964-, reeds) & Hamid Drake (1955-, drums, MCOTD Hall of Fame), playing the music of Don Cherry (1936-1995), live (performance begins at 4:50), Chicago, 10/9/21

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other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Saturday, October 9th

serendipity

This I bumped into the other day, happily.

The NU Band (Kenny Wessel, guitar; Joe Fonda, bass; Lou Grassi, drums), “The Unnecessary Correction,” live, Rochester, N.Y., 9/26/21

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, October 8th

what’s new

Common, “When We Move” (feat. Black Thought, Seun Kuti), 9/28/21

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other day, Chicago

*****

reading table

Clear and clearer
with the moon the heart
swells widening
out toward
what distant end I know not

—Saigyō (1118-1190), translated from the Japanese by Meredith McKinney

Thursday, October 7th

never enough

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), Piano Concerto No. 5 in E Flat Major (“Emperor”), 2nd Mvt.; London Symphony Orchestra (Simon Rattle, cond.) with Krystian Zimerman (piano), 2020 (published 7/9/21)

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other day, Chicago

Wednesday, October 6th

sounds of Chicago

Marvin Tate (vocals, compositions) with Ben Lamar Gay (electronics, cornet, piano), Mike Reed (drums, percussion), et al., live, Chicago, 9/4/21

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, October 1st

only rock ‘n’ roll

Kinks, live (“Victoria,” “Acute Schizophrenia Paranoia Blues,” “Dedicated Follower of Fashion,” “Lola,” “Holiday,” “Good Golly, Miss Molly,” “You Really Got Me,” “All Day and All of the Night,” “Waterloo Sunset,” “Village Green Preservation Society”), London, early 1970s

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Tuesday, September 28th

like nobody else

This I could listen to all day.

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), Palais de Mari (1986); Igor Levit (1987-, piano), 2020

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Monday, September 27th

sounds of Chicago

This is one of the best music festivals I know: thoughtfully programmed, lovingly presented.

Hyde Park Jazz Festival: Makaya McCraven (drums, compositions), Ensemble Dal Niente featuring Ken Vandermark (saxophone), live, Chicago, 9/25/21

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yesterday, Chicago

Sunday, September 26th

sounds of Chicago

Anointed Brown Sisters, “I Don’t Know What You’ve Come Do Do,” live, Chicago, 2010

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, September 22nd

like nothing else

Annea Lockwood (1939-) & Yarn/Wire, “Into the Vanishing Point,” published 9/7/21

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other day, Chicago

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