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Thursday, December 23rd

sounds of Chicago

Fresh Palette Ensemble (Hamid Drake [MCOTD Hall of Fame], drums, percussion, voice; Michael Zerang, drums, percussion; Joshua Abrams, bass; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone; Aoki, taiko drums; Tatsu Aoki, shamisen, conduction; Zahra Glenda Baker, voice; Angel Bat Dawid, voice, clarinet, keyboards; Mai Sugimoto, reeds), live (performance begins at 13:30), Chicago, last night

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random sights

other day, Chicago

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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lagniappe

random sights

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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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, November 3rd

sounds of New York

Erica Dicker (violin), Dennis Sullivan (percussion), live, New York, 9/17/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, October 29th

sounds of New York

“Love in Outer Space” (Sun Ra [1934-1993]), Francisco Mora Catlett’s AfroHorn (FMC, drums; Ahmed Abdullah, trumpet, vocals; Sam Newsome, soprano saxophone; Alex Harding, baritone sax; Bob Stewart, tuba; Rashaan Carter, bass; Aruán Ortiz, piano; Román Díaz, percussion), live, New York, 2018

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, October 6th

sounds of Chicago

Marvin Tate (vocals, compositions) with Ben Lamar Gay (electronics, cornet, piano), Mike Reed (drums, percussion), et al., live, Chicago, 9/4/21

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, September 30th

sounds of New York

Jaimie Branch (trumpet), Darius Jones (alto saxophone), Joe McPhee (soprano saxophone), William Parker (bass), Ronnie Burrage (drums), Juma Sultan (percussion), live, New York, 2018

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, September 22nd

like nothing else

Annea Lockwood (1939-) & Yarn/Wire, “Into the Vanishing Point,” published 9/7/21

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random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, September 7th

sounds of Morocco

Maalem Mohamed Guinia (1951-2015, voice, gimbri [aka gumbri]), live, Morocco (Marrakech), 2014

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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reading table

What is the self-sufficient self, if not the self that exaggerates its own resources? 

—Leon Wieseltier, “‘The Wise, Too, Shed Tears,'” Liberties (Summer 2021)
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