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Category: Chicago

Sunday, June 17th

back to church

Cosmopolitan Church of Prayer Choir (feat. Diane Williams), “Jesus Can Work It Out,” live, Chicago, 2007

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, outside Chicago (Salt Creek Trail)

Tuesday, June 5th

viola festival
day one

Mat Maneri (viola) & Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), live, Boston, 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago

Thursday, April 19th

basement jukebox

O.V. Wright, “A Nickel and a Nail” (Willie Mitchell, prod.), 1971

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, April 17th

serendipity

Last night I bumped into these guys via a live webcast from Chicago’s Experimental Sound Studio. As here, their performance had what a friend calls “gather.”

Aram Shelton (alto saxophone), Håkon Berre (drums), live, Copenhagen, 2017

 

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lagniappe

reading table

cherry blossoms—
to my lowly sleeve
they cling

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Friday, April 13th

only rock ‘n’ roll

Avantist, “Prison Song,” live, Hickory Hills, Ill., 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Tuesday, April 10th

basement jukebox

Sonny Boy Williamson II, “Help Me” (S. Williamson, W. Dixon, R. Bass), 1963

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, April 2nd

tonight in Chicago

They’ll be playing at Corbett v. Dempsey.

Peter Evans (trumpet), Levy Lorenzo (electronics, percussion), live, New York, 2016

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Xu Longsen (1956-), from Light of Heaven (through June 24th)

Wednesday, March 21st

tonight in Chicago

They’ll be playing at Constellation.

The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), live, London, 2010

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Monday, March 5th

tomorrow night in Chicago

He’ll be performing at the University of Chicago, playing Ligeti (including this) and Beethoven (Piano Sonata No. 29 in B-flat major [Hammerklavier]).

Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) playing György Ligeti (1923-2006), Étude No. 13: L’escalier du diable/The Devil’s Staircase, 2016

 

Saturday, March 3rd

voices I miss

Betty Carter (1929-1998) with Gerri Allen (piano), Dave Holland (bass), Jack DeJohnette (drums), “Giant Steps” (J. Coltrane), live, Germany (Hamburg), 1993

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Chicago (West Diversey)

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