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Sunday, January 23rd

back to church

“Look away in the middle of the air,” live, Rock Hill, S.C. (Nazareath Baptist Church), 2003

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Saturday, January 8th

sounds of Chicago

Tortoise, live, Chicago (Art Institute of Chicago), 2019

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, January 2nd

sounds of Chicago

Jessy Dixon (1938-2011) with Vernon Oliver Price and Loretta Oliver, “There Is No Failure in God” (M. Brunson), live, Chicago (Liberty Baptist Church), 2007

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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, December 31st

what’s new

Arooj Aftab (vocals) with Darian Donovan Thomas (violin), Shahzad Ismaily (bass, synthesizer), Gyan Riley (guitar), Maeve Gilchrist (harp), live (“Suroor,” “Mohabbat,” “Saans Lo”), New York (Brooklyn), published 12/8/21

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random sights

last night, Chicago

Sunday, December 26th

like nobody else

Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972), “I Couldn’t Keep It to Myself,” live

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Thursday, December 23rd

sounds of Chicago

Fresh Palette Ensemble (Hamid Drake [MCOTD Hall of Fame], drums, percussion, voice; Michael Zerang, drums, percussion; Joshua Abrams, bass; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone; Aoki, taiko drums; Tatsu Aoki, shamisen, conduction; Zahra Glenda Baker, voice; Angel Bat Dawid, voice, clarinet, keyboards; Mai Sugimoto, reeds), live (performance begins at 13:30), Chicago, last night

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other day, Chicago

Monday, December 20th

sounds of Chicago

An (Albert) Ayler Christmas: Mars Williams (tenor saxophone, suona, toy instruments), Josh Berman (cornet), Jim Baker (piano, viola, ARP synthesizer), Brian Sandstrom (bass, guitar, trumpet), Steve Hunt (drums), Krzysztof Pabian (bass), Peter Maunu (guitar, violin), live (performance begins at 8:30), Chicago, Saturday night

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reading table

All night long
walking around the pond
full moon

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from the Japanese by David Young

Thursday, December 9th

sounds of Chicago

Hunter Diamond (tenor saxophone, percussion, clarinet) and Mike Reed (drums, percussion), live (performance begins at 21:30), Chicago, last night

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, December 5th

sounds of Chicago

Soul Stirrers, “Listen to the Angels Sing” (Jimmy Outler, lead vocal), live (TV show), early 1960s

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other day, Chicago

Saturday, December 4th

mesmerizing

Lea Bertucci (alto saxophone, bass clarinet, organ, electronics), “On Opposite Sides of Sleep” (film by Fern Silva), published 2/21/21

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random sights

a while ago, Chicago

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