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Category: Chicago

Friday, July 23rd

sounds (and sights) of New Orleans

Jon Batiste, “Freedom” (J. Batiste, A, Rowe), 2021

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yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, July 22nd

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor; Menno van Delft (clavichord), live, Amsterdam, 2015

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Thursday, July 15th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Syl Johnson (vocals, harmonica), “Take Me to the River” (A. Green, M. Hodges), 1975

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, July 14th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Otis Rush (1934-2018), “I Can’t Quit You Baby” (W. Dixon), 1956

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other day, Chicago (Metropolitan Correctional Center)

Wednesday, July 7th

timeless

Baby Laurence (aka Laurence Jackson, 1921-1974), tap dancer

Live (TV show with Sammy Davis Jr.), 1967

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The Jazz Hoofer (1981)

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Monday, July 5th

sounds of Chicago

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB, trumpet, voice, compositions; Lester St. Louis, cello, voice; Anton Hatwich, bass, voice; Chad Taylor, drums, mbira), live (performance begins at 47:50), Chicago, Saturday night

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yesterday, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Saturday, July 3rd

voices I miss

Steve Lacy (1934-2004, soprano saxophone) with Misha Mengelberg (piano), Rafael Garrett (bass), Han Bennink (drums, percussion), Monk Tribute (“Hornin’ In,” “Criss-Cross,” “Misterioso,” “Little Rootie Tootie,” “In Walked Bud – ‘Round Midnight ,” “Bright Mississippi” [Thelonious Monk]), live, Chicago, 1986

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, June 29th

sounds of Chicago

Third Coast Percussion, live (Philip Glass, Jlin, et al.), Chicago, 6/27/21

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, June 28th

never enough

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), The Well-Tempered Clavier, Book I, excerpt (Prelude and Fugue No. 8 in E-flat minor); Sviatoslav Richter (1915-1997), piano

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other day, Chicago

Friday, June 25th

sounds of London

Kokoroko, live, published 4/21/21

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