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Wednesday, June 19th

what’s new

Rosanne Cash and Ry Cooder (with John Leventhal [guitar], Joachim Cooder [drums], et al.), live, last night, Chicago (Chicago Theatre)

“Long Black Veil” (Danny Dill, Marijohn Wilkin)

 

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“Ring of Fire” (June Carter Cash, Merle Kilgore)

 

Tuesday, June 18th

like-nobody-else x 2

Cecil Taylor Trio (CT, 1929-2018, piano; Jimmy Lyons, alto saxophone; Sunny Murray, drums) with Albert Ayler (1936-1970, tenor saxophone), “Four,” excerpt (C. Taylor), live, Copenhagen, 1962

 

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lagniappe

reading table

A Bomb upon the Ceiling
Is an improving thing –
It keeps the nerves progressive
Conjecture flourishing –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 1150 (Franklin)

Thursday, June 13th

more

Tyshawn Sorey (1980-), Nebulae (2018); PRISM Quartet and Tyshawn Sorey (percussion), live, New York, 2018

 

Tuesday, June 11th

what’s new

Yasmin Williams (guitar), “Restless Heart,” live, Washington, D.C., published 5/20/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Lurie Garden)

Friday, May 31st

what’s new

Julia Holter, live (studio), Seattle, 3/6/19 (published today)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, May 30th

How about something new?

Close your eyes—listen.

Tyshawn Sorey (1980-), Everything Changes, Nothing Changes (2018); JACK Quartet, live, Banff, Canada, 3/28/19

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Berwyn, Ill.

Wednesday, May 29th

The world today: two guys from Ukraine—DJs/producers—playing a set in Rio de Janiero.

Artbat, live, 2019

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Mountain streams flow down
into each other
out of their sounds

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by W.S. Merwin and Takako Lento)

Tuesday, May 28th

sounds of Ukraine

Attitude needs no translation.

Alyona Alyona, “Голови,” 2018

 

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lagniappe

reading table

. . . all news feels foreign today . . .

—Mike McCormack, Solar Bones

Saturday, May 11th

sounds of Zimbabwe

This I could listen to all day.

Oliver Mtukudzi (1952-2019), “Hear Me Lord” (O. Mtukudzi), live, California (Humboldt County), 2004

 

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Thursday, May 9th

reimagining

Christopher Trapani (1980-), Visions and Revisions (2013); JACK Quartet, 2018

 

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Bob Dylan, “Visions of Johanna” (B. Dylan), 1966

 

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