Today, MCOTD‘s fifth anniversary, we revisit a few early favorites.
September 5, 2009
One left Cuba after the revolution, the other stayed. Here they play together: pianists—father and son—Bebo (1918-2013) and Chucho (1941-) Valdes.
September 11, 2009
If spirit could be sold, New Orleans would be rich.
Rebirth Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2009
September 23, 2009
Nobel-Prize-winning economist devises a way to turn faces—images of them, that is—into marketable commodities: the more expressive the face, the greater the value.
Haiti is named one of the world’s wealthiest countries.
Arcade Fire, “Haiti”
Without music where would we be?