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Category: New Orleans

Thursday, July 29th

basement jukebox: sounds of New Orleans

Professor Longhair (aka Henry Roeland “Roy” Byrd, 1918-1980; vocals, piano), “Tipitina” (R. Byrd, C. Matassa), 1954

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, July 27th

sounds (and sights) of New Orleans

Hot 8 Brass Band, “Give Me the Night”; Second Line Parades, New Orleans, 2018-2019

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, July 23rd

sounds (and sights) of New Orleans

Jon Batiste, “Freedom” (J. Batiste, A, Rowe), 2021

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yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, March 4th

basement jukebox

Irma Thomas (1941-), “Time Is on My Side” (J. Ragovoy, J. Norman), 1964

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Wild night – Wild nights!
Were I with thee
Wild nights should be
Our luxury!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 269 (Johnson)

Wednesday, December 23rd

sounds of New Orleans

The Meters (with Lowell George, slide guitar), “Just Kissed My Baby” (Z. Modeliste, A. Neville, L. Nocentelli, G. Porter Jr.), 1974

 

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random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Sunday, August 2nd

sounds of New Orleans

Funeral for singer Juanita Brooks, New Orleans, 2009

 

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a while ago, Ireland (Dingle Peninsula)

Thursday, May 14th

basement jukebox

Eddie Bo (aka Edwin Joseph Bocage [1930-2009], vocals, piano), “Dinky Doo,” 1961

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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streaming

Tonight at 7:30 p.m. (ET) the last performance by pianist Peter Serkin (1947-2020) at New York’s 92nd St. Y (12/1/18) will be streamed here (Mozart [Adagio in B Minor, K. 540; Sonata in B-flat Major, K. 570], Bach [Goldberg Variations]).

Monday, April 6th

passings

Ellis Marsalis, pianist, composer, educator, father, November 14, 1934-April 1, 2020

Ellis Marsalis (piano), Branford Marsalis (tenor saxophone), Wynton Marsalis (trumpet), Delfeayo Marsalis (trombone), Eric Revis (bass), Jason Marsalis (drums), “Tell Me” (E. Marsalis), live, New Orleans (New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival), 2019

 

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random sights

yesterday morning, Chicago

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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last night, Chicago

Tuesday, April 2nd

basement jukebox

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

 

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random sights

other day, Forest Park, Ill.

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