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Thursday, January 20th

timeless

Anthony Braxton Trio (AB, 1945-, alto saxophone; George Lewis, 1952-, trombone; Mark Dresser, 1952-, bass), live, Antwerp (Belgium), 1985

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, January 13th

sounds of New York

Kidd Jordan (1935-, tenor saxophone) with Joel Futterman (1946-, piano), William Parker (1952-, bass), Hamid Drake (1955-, drums [MCOTD Hall of Fame]), live (tribute to drummer Alvin Fielder [1935-2019]), New York, 2019

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Thursday, January 6th

voices I miss

Betty Carter (1929-1998, vocals), with Benny Green (piano), Winard Harper (drums), Michael Bowie (bass), live, Leverkusen (Germany), 1986

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Saturday, December 18th

more

Being & Becoming (Peter Evans, trumpets, compositions; Joel Ross, vibraphone; Nick Jozwiak, bass; Savannah Harris, drums, percussion), live, Cologne (Germany), 8/28/21

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a while ago, Ireland (Dingle Peninsula)

Monday, December 13th

sounds of New York

Being & Becoming (Peter Evans, trumpets, compositions; Joel Ross, vibraphone; Nick Jozwiak, bass; Savannah Harris, drums, percussion), New York, streamed 6/29/21

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reading table

It is in no sense
essential

that this crown of leaves,
sifted by wind

as if turning over
some problem,

is a gray-green
brightening into rust-red

at the tips

or that its equivocations
fill this instant

to the brim.

—Rae Armantrout (1947-), from “Making”

Thursday, December 9th

sounds of Chicago

Hunter Diamond (tenor saxophone, percussion, clarinet) and Mike Reed (drums, percussion), live (performance begins at 21:30), Chicago, last night

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Wednesday, December 8th

like nobody else

World Saxophone Quartet (Julius Hemphill [1938-1995], alto and soprano saxophones; Oliver Lake [1942-]. alto and soprano saxophones; David Murray [1955-], tenor saxophone; Hamiet Bluiett [1940-2018], baritone saxophone), live, Berlin, 1987

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For today’s tourist, orientation is impossible.

—Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), from “Cities (I)” (translated from the French by John Ashbery)

Tuesday, December 7th

sounds of New York

Francisco Mela (drums), William Parker (bass), Cooper Moore (piano), live, New York, 2/22/20

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The world today
is slowcore,
a rhythm section
dragging.

—Peter Gizzi, from “Field Recordings” (Archeophonics, 2016)

Tuesday, November 30th

more

Paul Motian Trio (PM [1931-2011], drums; Joe Lovano, tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell, guitar), “Last Call” (P. Motian), live, Tokyo, 1991

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Wednesday, November 24th

more

Leroy Jenkins (1932-2007, violin) with Cecil Taylor Unit (CT, 1929-2018, piano, compositions; LJ, violin; John Carter, clarinet; Roberto Miranda, bass; Andrew Cyrille, drums), live, Austria (Nickelsdorf), 1987

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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