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Wednesday, October 3rd

what’s new

One-word review: Wow!

Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone), Brandon Lopez (bass), Francisco Mela (drums), live, New York, 9/30/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Elmhurst, Ill. (Prairie Path)

Saturday, September 29th

tomorrow night in Chicago

He’s playing at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.

Jason Moran (piano), “Thelonious” (T. Monk), live, Minneapolis, 2009

 

Wednesday, September 26th

sounds of Chicago

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930-2017), piano, “Young at Heart” (Young at Heart/Wise in Time, 1974)

 

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lagniappe

reading table 

I’m finite – I cant see –

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This timid life of Evidence
Keeps pleading – “I don’t know” –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 725 (Franklin)

Thursday, September 20th

alone

Matthew Shipp (piano), live, New York, 9/13/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Brook, Ill. (Dean Nature Sanctuary)

Tuesday, September 11th

voices I miss

The way a bass should sound—fat, dark, bottomless.

Malachi Favors (1927-2004), live, New York, 2001

 

Thursday, September 6th

alone

Kris Davis (piano), live, Chicago, 2018 (excerpt)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Maywood, Ill.

Thursday, August 30th

Saturday in Chicago

They’re playing, with bassist William Parker and drummer Bobby Kapp, at the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Ivo Perelman (tenor saxophone) & Matthew Shipp (piano), live, New York, 2013

 

Wednesday, August 29th

Friday in Chicago

They’re playing at the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Chris Speed Trio (CS, tenor saxophone; Chris Tordini, bass; Dave King, drums), live, Italy, 2015

“All of Me” (G. Marks, S. Simons)

 

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“Argento” (C. Speed)

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Light was on its way
from nothing
to nowhere.

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

Tuesday, August 28th

Sunday in Chicago

They’re playing at the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB, trumpet, compositions; Tomeka Reid, cello; Jason Ajemian, bass; Chad Taylor, drums), live, Toronto, 2017

“theme 1,” “. . . meanwhile,” “theme 2”

 

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“theme nothing”

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

 

Wednesday, August 22nd

this weekend in Chicago

Saturday night he’s playing at Constellation.

Craig Taborn, piano

Live, Macedonia (Skopje), 2015

 

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Live (playing and talking), Belgium (Antwerp), 2016

 

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