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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)

Sunday, September 27th

sounds of New Orleans

“I’m Gonna Journey Right On,” Funeral for Kenneth Dykes (Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Founding Member), New Orleans, 9/19/15

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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), New Orleans, 1973

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taking a break

I’m taking some time off—back in a while.

Thursday, September 3rd

tonight in Chicago

These folks will be playing in Millennium Park, headlining the first night of the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Butler, Bernstein & the Hot 9,* live, France (Clermont-Ferrand), 2014


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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), New Orleans, late 1950s

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*Henry Butler (piano, vocals), Steven Bernstein (trumpet), et al.

Saturday, June 6th

sounds of New Orleans

Why would anyone want to live anywhere else?

To Be Continued (TBC) Brass Band, live, New Orleans, 2012

Sunday, January 11th

two takes

“Jesus Gave Me Water” (L. Campbell)

Original Five Blind Boys (Archie Brownlee, lead vocals), 1950


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Soul Stirrers (Sam Cooke, lead vocals), 1951


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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Young Tuxedo Brass Band, New Orleans, 1959

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Friday, January 9th

two takes

Rebirth Brass Band, “A. P. Tureaud,” live, New Orleans

Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line, 2011


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Revolution Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line Parade, 2012

 

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lagniappe

art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Second Liners at Mardi Gras, New Orleans, 1957

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Friday, December 26th

sounds of New Orleans

Henry Butler (piano, vocals), Steven Bernstein (trumpet), Herlin Riley (drums), et al., “Some Iko,” recording session (Viper’s Drag, 2014)

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lagniappe

reading table

One must always fight back, not in the hope of winning but just to delay the moment of losing.

—Samantha Harvey, The Wilderness

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