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Wednesday, August 15th

like nobody else

Tony Allen (drums), “Wolf Eats Wolf,” 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Tuesday, August 14th

what’s new

John Luther Adams (1953-), In the Name of the Earth (2018), live (excerpt), New York (Cathedral of St. John the Divine), 8/11/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Monday, August 13th

sounds of all over

Vijay Iyer (piano), Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone), Aruna Sairam (vocals), Zakir Hussain (tabla), live, Ojai, Calif., 2017 (performance begins at 16:00)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, August 11th

voices I miss

Sun Ra Arkestra (Sun Ra [aka Herman Blount, 1914-1993], keyboards, compositions, vocals), TV show (Night Music), “Face the Music,” “Space Is the Place,” 1989

 

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Here’s another take on “Space Is the Place,” which I bumped into the other day at the Art Institute of Chicago, where it’s playing, continuously, through August 19th.

Space Is the Place (A March for Sun Ra), directed by Cauleen Smith, featuring the Rich South High School marching band, Chicago (Chinatown Square), 2011

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, August 9th

what’s new

Makrú, “Tu Mission,” 8/8/18

 

Wednesday, August 8th

sounds of New York

Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone) & Mary Halvorson (guitar), live, New York, 2013

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

*****

reading table

Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 143 (Franklin)

Tuesday, August 7th

what’s new

Neneh Cherry, “Kong,” 8/1/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Monday, August 6th

more

How many drummers say so much so softly?

Brian Blade & The Fellowship Band, live (studio), Seattle, 2016

 

Saturday, August 4th

sounds (and sights) of New York

Critical Response Trio (Jason Kao Hwang, violin; Anders Nilsson, guitar; Michael TA Thompson, drums) & Douglas Dunn + Dancers, live, New York, 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Friday, August 3rd

serendipity

Just stumbled upon this—it’s improved my day immeasurably.

Tan Dun (1957-), Elegy: Snow in June (1991); Third Coast Percussion and Joshua Roman (cello), live, Seattle, 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sites

other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

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