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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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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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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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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)

Thursday, February 11th

sounds of Paris

Edgard Varèse (1883-1965), Ionisation (1931); Ensemble Intercontemporain (Susanna Mälkki, direction), live, Paris, 2012

 

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In the mountain’s shadow
my grass hut’s
so cold
I’ll be up burning firewood
all night long

—Ryokan (1758-1831), translated from Japanese by Burton Watson

Saturday, January 30th

sounds of New York

Soul of Freedom (Luke Stewart, bass, percussion, vocals; Jaimie Branch, trumpet, percussion, vocals; Devin Brahja Waldman, alto saxophone, percussion, vocals), live, New York, 1/28/21

 

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Ghost I house
In this old flat—
Your outpost—
My aftermath

—Samuel Menashe (1925-2011), “Here”

Wednesday, January 27th

sounds of Chicago

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, saxophones; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, saxophones, flute; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion) with guests,* live (performance begins at 8:20), Switzerland (Lugano), 1993

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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*Amina Claudine Myers (organ, vocals), Frank Lacy (trombone), James Carter (tenor saxophone), Chicago Beau (harmonica, vocals), Herb Walker (guitar, vocals).

Saturday, January 23rd

sounds of Chicago

Artifacts Trio (Nicole Mitchell, flute; Tomeka Reid, cello; Mike Reed, drums, percussion), live, Chicago (Constellation), last night

 

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Saturday, January 2nd

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Daniel Carter (flute, trumpet, tenor saxophone) and Hamid Drake (percussion, voice; MCOTD Hall of Fame), live, New York, 2014

 

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Civilization – spurns – the Leopard!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 276 (Franklin)

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