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Category: piano

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.

Wednesday, April 25th

passings

Bob Dorough, singer, songwriter, piano player, December 12, 1923-April 23, 2018

“Devil May Care” (B. Dorough, T. Kirk), live (studio), New York, 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, April 5th

timeless

Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers (AB, drums; Lee Morgan, trumpet; Benny Golson, tenor saxophone; Bobby Timmons, piano; Jymie Merritt, bass), “Moanin'” (B. Timmons), live, Belgium (Brussels), 1959

 

Thursday, March 29th

When did you last hear this combination—piano, drums, turntables?

Sophie Agnel (piano), Michael Vatcher (drums), Joke Lanz (turntables), live, France (Mulhouse), 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, March 26th

How many composers do so much with so little?

Anton Webern, Three Little Pieces for Cello and Piano, op. 11 (1914); Juliane Trémoulet (cello), Vincent Planès (piano), live, France (Pau), 2016

 

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lagniappe

random thoughts

The door is never locked.

Saturday, March 24th

timeless

Anton Webern (1883-1945), Variations, op. 27 (1936); Vincent Planès (piano), live, France (Pau), 2016

 

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lagniappe

reading table

Moon, plum blossoms,
this, that,
and the day goes.

—Yosa Buson, 1716-1784 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)

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