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Category: New York

Saturday, January 16th

alone

Cooper-Moore (piano), live, New York, 2018

 

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other day, Chicago

Tuesday, January 12th

sounds of New York

Tony Malaby’s Tubacello quartet (TM, tenor saxophone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Christopher Hoffman, cello; John Hollenbeck, drums), live, New York, 2015

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, January 6th

what’s new

James Brandon Lewis (tenor saxophone), Kirk Knuffke (cornet), Gerald Cleaver (drums), playing (then discussing) a set “inspired by the music of Bill Withers, Donny Hathaway, and Grover Washington Jr.” (YouTube commentary), last night, New York

 

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other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Tuesday, January 5th

sounds of New York

When the world is making no sense, what a relief to hear a new language.

Tony Malaby (saxophones), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums), live, New York, 2015

 

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Monday, January 4th

sounds of New York 

Why not begin the week with sounds, unheralded in their time, that have proven timeless?

Jazz Composers Collective* plays Herbie Nichols (1919-1963), live, New York, 2019

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

*Frank Kimbrough (piano), Ron Horton (trumpet), Michael Blake (tenor saxophone), Ben Allison (bass), Michael Sarin (drums).

Saturday, January 2nd

2n

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

 

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reading table

Civilization – spurns – the Leopard!

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

Monday, December 28th

Why not begin the last week of a dark year with sounds of joy?

Paul Motian Trio (PM, drums; Joe Lovano, tenor saxophone; Bill Frisell, guitar), “Misterioso” (T. Monk), live, New York (Village Vanguard), 2005

 

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Friday, December 11th

more

Ela Minus, live (“Porch Song [by Jesse and Forever]/Jamaica”), New York, 2016

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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Who has not found the Heaven – below –
Will fail of it above –
For Angels rent the House next ours,
Wherever we remove –

—Emily Dickinson, 1609 (Franklin)

Happy (belated) birthday, Emily (b. December 10, 1830).

Thursday, December 10th

sounds of New York

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB, trumpet, compositions; Lester St. Louis, cello; Anton Hatwich, bass; Chad Taylor, drums), live, New York, 2018

 

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Wednesday, December 9th

sounds of New York

Marc Ribot (guitar), Jay Rodriguez (tenor saxophone, flute), Nick Dunston (bass), Chad Taylor (drums), live New York, 2019

 

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