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Category: miscellaneous percussion

Tuesday, July 13th

another take

Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, “To the Sky” (lyrics by Anne Steele, 1717-1778), live, Philadelphia, published 6/30/21

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, July 3rd

voices I miss

Steve Lacy (1934-2004, soprano saxophone) with Misha Mengelberg (piano), Rafael Garrett (bass), Han Bennink (drums, percussion), Monk Tribute (“Hornin’ In,” “Criss-Cross,” “Misterioso,” “Little Rootie Tootie,” “In Walked Bud – ‘Round Midnight ,” “Bright Mississippi” [Thelonious Monk]), live, Chicago, 1986

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, July 1st

more

Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, “Lay All Your Love on Me” (ABBA), live, Philadelphia, published 6/25/21

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this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, June 26th

like nothing else

Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, “To the Sky” (lyrics by Anne Steele, 1717-1778), video by Robert Edridge-Waks, published 3/19/21 (Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part, 6/25/21)

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other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, May 24th

sounds of New York

Why not begin the week with something new?

Ches Smith (drums, percussion), Craig Taborn (piano), Mat Maneri (viola), Bill Frisell (guitar), live, New York, 5/21/21 (performance begins at 10:30)

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yesterday, outside Chicago (Glen Ellyn)

Saturday, April 17th

sounds of Chicago

Hamid Drake (drums, percussion, voice; MCOTD Hall of Fame [right]) and Michael Zerang (drums, percussion [left]), live, Chicago (Constellation), last night (performance begins at 7:00)

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yesterday, outside Chicago

Saturday, April 3rd

never enough

Guitarist Pete Cosey? Miles gave him a lot of space, as he had pianist Bill Evans. And just as the Miles of Kind of Blue is unimaginable without Evans, so too with Cosey here.

Miles Davis Septet (MD [trumpet, organ, compositions], Dave Liebman [soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone, flute], Pete Cosey [guitar, percussion], Reggie Lucas [guitar], Michael Henderson [bass], Al Foster [drums], Mtume [aka James Foreman, James Mtume; conga, percussion]), live, Stockholm, 1973

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, March 30th

sounds of New York

Strictly Missionary (Chris Pitsiokos, alto saxophone; Wendy Eisenberg, guitar; Richard Lenz, bass; Kevin Murray, drums; Nick Neuberg, percussion), live, New York (Valentino Pier; Red Hook, Brooklyn), 3/27/21

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other day, Chicago

Thursday, March 25th

more

Lou Harrison (1917-2003), Song of Queztecoatl (1941); Third Coast Percussion, live (studio), 2014

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Thursday, March 11th

like nobody else

Lou Harrison (1917-2003), Concerto for Violin with Percussion Orchestra (1959); Todd Reynolds (violin), Third Coast Percussion, John Corkill (percussion), 2018

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

I’d have to be really quick
to describe clouds—
a split second’s enough
for them to start being something else.

— Wislawa Szymborska (1923-2012, MCOTD Hall of Fame), from “Clouds” (translated from Polish by Clare Cavanagh and Stanislaw Baranczak)

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