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Thursday, August 17th

what’s new

Matt Wilson’s Honey and Salt (music inspired by the poetry of Carl Sandburg), 8/25/17

 

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art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Gauguin (1848-1903), Portrait Head of Martinique Woman with Kerchief, 1887-1888 (Gauguin: Artist as Alchemist, through September 10th)

Monday, December 5th

sounds of New York

Taylor Ho Bynum’s Rank Sentimentalist (THB, cornet; Marika Hughes, cello; Evan Patrick, guitar; Stomu Takeiship, bass; Chad Taylor, drums), “Black Lake” (Bjork), New York, 10/7/16


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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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Monday, April 4th

sounds of New York

Vijay Iyer Sextet,* live, New York, 2015


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art beat

Bruce Davidson (1933-), Palisades, N.J., 1958

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*VI, piano, compositions; Graham Haynes, cornet; Steve Lehman, alto saxophone; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone; Matt Brewer, bass; Marcus Gilmore, drums.

Thursday, September 17th

tonight in Chicago

These guys are playing at Constellation.

São Paulo Underground (Rob Mazurek, cornet, electronics; Mauricio Takara, percussion, cavaquinho, electronics; Guilherme Granado, keyboards, electronics, vocals), live, Italy (Pisa), 2012

Tuesday, June 16th

More of Ornette.

Ornette Coleman (alto saxophone) with Don Cherry (cornet), Charlie Haden (bass), and Billy Higgins (drums), The Shape of Jazz to Come, 1959*


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radio

WKCR’s memorial broadcast continues until 9:30 a.m. tomorrow.

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*Track list (courtesy of YouTube):

00:00 Lonely Woman
05:01 Eventually
09:24 Peace
18:25 Focus on Sanity
25:18 Congeniality
32:07 Chronology

Thursday, December 25th

Merry Christmas

Bessie Smith (with Joe Smith, cornet; Charlie Green, trombone; Fletcher Henderson, piano), “At the Christmas Ball,” 1925


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Blind Lemon Jefferson, “Christmas Eve Blues,” 1928


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Victoria Spivey (with Lonnie Johnson, guitar), “Christmas Morning Blues,” 1928


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Leroy Carr, “Christmas In Jail—Ain’t That A Pain,” 1929


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Johnny Moore’s Three Blazers (feat. Charles Brown, vocals, keyboards), “Merry Christmas, Baby,” 1947


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Lowell Fulson, “Lonesome Christmas (I & II),” 1950


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Sonny Boy Williamson II, “Sonny Boy’s Christmas Blues,” 1951


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John Lee Hooker, “Blues For Christmas,” 1959

Tuesday, July 8th

2ⁿ

Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet) & Tomas Fujiwara (drums), live, New York 2014


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art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009), New York, c. 1940

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Thursday, April 3rd

sounds of Chicago

Chicago Underground Duo (Rob Mazurek, cornet, electronics, voice; Chad Taylor, drums, mbira, electronics), live (music begins at 4:30), Italy (Venice), 2013


(This clip, alas, has some glitches: at 56:15 both the sound and the picture drop out, returning, with just one of two audio channels, at 58:46.)

Monday, March 10th

serendipity

This I bumped into yesterday, while taking a break from work (murder case, tax stuff, etc.). I found it enthralling—maybe you will too.

Okkyung Lee (cello), live, Ireland (Cork), 2012

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radio

Today, on the heels of yesterday’s celebration of Ornette Coleman, WKCR (Columbia University) is hosting yet another birthday marathon—this one for jazz cornetist Bix Beiderbecke, born on this date in 1903.

Frankie Trumbauer and His Orchestra (with Bix Beiderbecke [1903-1931], cornet), “I’m Coming Virginia” (1927)

Saturday, February 1st

sounds of Chicago

Michael Zerang and the Blue Lights (MZ, drums; Mars Williams, alto saxophone; Dave Rempis, baritone saxophone; Josh Berman, cornet; Kent Kessler, bass), live, Chicago (Hideout), 2013


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reading table

Now, in general, Stick to the boat, is your true motto in whaling; but cases will sometimes happen when Leap from the boat, is still better.

—Herman Melville (1819-1891), Moby-Dick

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