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Category: koto

Monday, July 13th

sounds of New York

Ingrid Laubrock Sextet (IL, tenor saxophone, composition; Craig Taborn, piano; Miya Masaoka, koto; Dan Peck, tuba; Tyshawn Sorey, drums; Sam Pluta, electronics), live, New York, 2015

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, September 25th

Ever heard this instrument before? (Me neither.)

Kazue Sawai (1941-), bass koto, live, Tokyo, 2009

 

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lagniappe

reading table

All of old. Nothing else ever. Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.

—Samuel Beckett (1906-1989), “Worstword Ho” (1983)

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