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Thursday, April 4th

basement jukebox

Professor Longhair (AKA Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd [1918-1980], piano and vocals), “Tipitina” (R. Byrd), 1953

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Chicago

Tuesday, April 2nd

basement jukebox

Earl King (1934-2003), “Come On, Parts I & II” (E. King), 1960

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Forest Park, Ill.

Monday, November 5th

what’s new

Hot 8 Brass Band, “Love Will Tear Us Apart, 10/24/18

 

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Here’s the original (remastered).

Joy Division, 1980, 2010

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Deep autumn—
my neighbor,
how does he live, I wonder?

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass

Thursday, October 4th

like nobody else

James Booker (piano, vocals [1939-1983]), live, France (Nice), 1978

 

Friday, July 6th

passings

Henry Butler, pianist, singer, September 21, 1948-July 2, 2018

With Steven Bernstein & the Hot 9, “Some Iko,” live, Chicago, 2015

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), New Orleans

Eureka Brass Band, late 1950s

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Young Tuxedo Brass Band, 1959

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Second Liners at Mardi Gras, 1957

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Second Liners, 1961

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Young Tuxedo Bass Band, 1966

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Monday, April 30th

passings

Charles Neville, saxophonist, December 28, 1938-April 26, 2018

Neville Brothers, “Yellow Moon,” live, New Orleans, 1991

 

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More?

Here’s the whole set.

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, October 26th

passings

Antoine Dominique “Fats” Domino Jr., February 26, 1928-October, 24, 2017, singer, songwriter, piano player

“Don’t You Hear Me Calling You” (A. Domino, D. Bartholomew), 1954

 

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, June 22nd

sounds of New Orleans

Professor Longhair (1918-1980), live, New Orleans (Riverboat President, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival), 1979*


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*Set list (courtesy of YouTube):
1. Mess Around
2. Every Day I Have The Blues
3. Big Chief
4. Mardi Gras In New Orleans
5. Tipitina
6. How Long (Has That Train Been Gone)
7. Got My Mojo Working

Sunday, June 12th

sounds of Chicago

Windy City Spiritualaires with Willie Clayton, “I’m Gonna Run On,” live (music starts at 4:05-), Birmingham, Ala., 2000


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lagniappe

yesterday on Chicago’s south side

Treme Brass Band, Washington Park

 

Wednesday, November 11th

passings

Allen Toussaint, songwriter, arranger, producer, singer, pianist, January 14, 1938-November 10, 2015

“Tipitina and Me,” 2005 (Our New Orleans)

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