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Monday, August 13th

sounds of all over

Vijay Iyer (piano), Rudresh Mahanthappa (alto saxophone), Aruna Sairam (vocals), Zakir Hussain (tabla), live, Ojai, Calif., 2017 (performance begins at 16:00)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, July 9th

mesmerizing

John Luther Adams (1953-), The Farthest Place (2001), Andrew Ferdig (marimba), Kevin Keith (vibraphone), Danica Smith (violin), Andy Sproule (bass), James Wehe (piano), live, Denver, 2017

 

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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Tuesday, July 3rd

violin festival
day two

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Four pieces for violin and piano (1910)
Joseph Szigeti (1892-1973, violin), Roy Bogas (piano), 1959

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, June 26th

timeless

Lonnie Johnson (vocals, guitar), “Another Night to Cry” (Sonny Boy Williamson II, introduction; Otis Spann, piano; Willie Dixon, bass; Fred Below, drums), live, Germany, 1963

 

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lagniappe

art beat

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill. (artist unknown)

Monday, June 11th

what’s new

One-word review: Wow!

Cooper-Moore (piano), live, New York (Vision Festival), 5/28/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Maywood, Ill.

Sunday, June 10th

voices I miss

Prince (vocals, piano), “Mary, Don’t You Weep” (rec. 1983)

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, May 22nd

3n
day one

Sounding Tears Trio (Mat Maneri, viola; Evan Parker, soprano saxophone; Lucian Ban, piano), live, Bucharest, 2017

 

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lagniappe

reading table

where there’s people
there’s flies
and Buddhas

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Wednesday, May 9th

Bach festival
day three

Goldberg Variations, Aria; Peter Serkin, live, Japan (Hiroshima), 2017

 

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lagniappe

random thoughts: prayer (3 a.m.)

Thank you, unknowable other, for this most miraculous moment.

Thursday, April 26th

How many bands have not one but two MacArthur-certified “geniuses”?

Vijay Iyer Sextet (Vijay Iyer, keyboards, compositions [2013 MacArthur Fellow]; Tyshawn Sorey, drums [2017 MacArthur Fellow]; Stephan Crump, bass; Steve Lehman, alto saxophone; Graham Haynes, cornet and flugelhorn; Mark Shim, tenor saxophone), live, Ojai, Calif., 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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