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Category: Los Angeles

Tuesday, May 10th

alone

Pamela Z (voice, electronics), live, Los Angeles, 2017

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, May 6th

what’s new

Thee Sinseers, live (“What’s His Name,” “Hold On,” “Lovin’ You,” “There Must Be Something”), Los Angeles, published 5/2/22

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, November 7th

more

Vernard Johnson (alto saxophone), “Grateful,” live, Los Angeles (COGIC International Women’s Convention), 2010

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lagniappe

random sights

a while ago, Maine (Monhegan Island)

Sunday, October 24th

timeless

Aretha Franklin (1942-2018, voice, piano) with Rev. James Cleveland (1931-1991, voice, piano), Southern California Community Choir, et al., live, New Temple Missionary Baptist Church, Los Angeles, 1972

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, June 9th

what’s new

Tomeka Reid Quartet (TR, cello, compositions; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jason Roebke, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums), live (“Billy Bang’s Bounce,” “Niki’s Bop,” “Ballad,” “Aug 6,” “Glass Light,” “Woodlawn”), Los Angeles, 5/27/21

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, March 26th

what’s new

Scary Pockets featuring Solomon Dorsey, “Shake It Off” (Taylor Swift cover), live, Los Angeles, published 3/22/21

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

reading table

who is the owner of unremembered moments
would they open their great book
if I stood
at the door
and begged?

–Xiao Yue Shan, from “details  escape” (Poetry, 4/21)

Friday, February 26th

what’s new

Rae Khalil, live (“Way Down,” “FATHER,” “UP LATE,” “MARIA”), Los Angeles, published 2/18/21

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Interchanged, 1955 (detail)

Saturday, August 15th

sounds in the dark

Morton Feldman (1926-1987, MCOTD Hall of Fame), Clarinet and String Quartet (1983); KOAN Quartet and Katie Porter (clarinet), live, Los Angeles, 2/15/20

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

*****

reading table

In the beggar’s tin
a few thin copper coins
and this evening rain

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Friday, April 17th

what’s new

Cory Henry and the Funk Apostles, “In the Water,” live, Los Angeles, published 4/15/20

 

MVPs? No contest—bassist, drummer.

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Pity us
By the sea
On the sands
So briefly

—Samuel Menashe (1925-2011)

Sunday, October 13th

Aretha testifies

Aretha Franklin (1942-2018) with Rev. James Cleveland (1942-2018), et al., live, Los Angeles, 1972

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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