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Category: Germany

Tuesday, July 5th

like nothing else

Henry Threadgill’s Society Situation Dance Band (HT, 1944-, MCOTD Hall of Fame, compositions, direction; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Frank Lacy, trombone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Abdul Wadud, cello; Brandon Ross, guitar; Pheeroan akLaff, drums, et al.), live, Germany (Hamburg), 1988

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Sunday, June 12th

timeless

The Harmonizing Four, “We’re Crossing Over,” live, Germany, 1966

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yesterday, Chicago

Wednesday, April 27th

sounds (and sights) of Berlin

Two brothers: four hands.

Mind Against (Alessandro and Federico Fognini, DJs), live, Berlin, 2020

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, March 15th

what’s new

Ensemble Musikfabrik (Marco Blaauw, trumpet, curator; Benjamin Kobler, piano), live, Cologne (Germany), yesterday: John Cage, The Perilous Night (1944) for prepared piano; Rebecca Saunders, Blaauw (2004) for double bell trumpet; Rebecca Saunders, Unsaid (2019) for piano; Rebecca Saunders, White (2015, rev. 2016) for double bell trumpet; Morton Feldman, Last Pieces (1959) for piano; Alvin Singleton, Vous Compra (2001) for trumpet and piano

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, March 11th

Spare, lyrical, introspective—what better way to end the week?

Abdullah Ibrahim (1934-, piano), live (“Blue Bolero,” “Signal on the Hill,” “Once Upon a Midnight”), Germany (Chiemgau), published 3/9/22

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my back pages

In the digital age, nothing, it seems, ever disappears, including, for instance, a review of his trio that I wrote, for the Chicago Reader, in 1995.

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a while ago, Ireland (Dingle Peninsula)

Tuesday, March 1st

sounds of Berlin

Stephan Bodzin (DJ), live, Berlin, 2015

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, February 26th

A sound-world like no other.

Enno Poppe (1969-), Prozession (2015/20); Ensemble Musikfabrik (Enno Poppe, cond.), live, Leipzig (Germany), 11/22/20

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, February 24th

sounds of Jamaica

Burning Spear, live, Hamburg (Germany), 1981

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, January 27th

alone

Rebecca Saunders (1967-), White (2016); Ensemble Musikfabrik (Marco Blaauw, trumpet), Cologne (Germany), published 1/17/22

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, January 18th

more

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Violin Concerto in A-minor (BWV 1041); Frankfurt Radio Symphony (Philippe Herreweghe, cond.) with Vilde Frang (violin), live, Frankfurt (Germany), 12/3/21

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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