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Wednesday, July 21st

another take

Their recent live performance, featured Monday, opened with this.

Jeremy Cunningham (drums), Dustin Laurenzi (tenor saxophone, synth bass), “My Greatest Joy Is Everything” (sampling the voice of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins), 2020

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, July 19th

sounds of Chicago

Live, Chicago (Constellation), 7/9/21

First set: Josh Berman (cornet), Joshua Abrams (bass), 19:00-

Second set: Dustin Laurenzi (tenor saxophone, electronics), Jeremy Cunningham (drums), Katie Ernst (bass, vocals), 1:05:00-

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, July 3rd

voices I miss

Steve Lacy (1934-2004, soprano saxophone) with Misha Mengelberg (piano), Rafael Garrett (bass), Han Bennink (drums, percussion), Monk Tribute (“Hornin’ In,” “Criss-Cross,” “Misterioso,” “Little Rootie Tootie,” “In Walked Bud – ‘Round Midnight ,” “Bright Mississippi” [Thelonious Monk]), live, Chicago, 1986

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, June 23rd

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Dafnis Prieto Big Band (DP [drums, composition], et al.), “Back to the Sunset” (feat. Henry Threadgill [alto saxophone; MCOTD Hall of Fame]; dedicated to Henry Threadgill and Andrew Hill), published 6/17/21

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other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Monday, June 21st

sounds of Chicago

Joe McPhee (tenor saxophone, voice), Tomeka Reid (cello), live, Chicago (Corbett vs. Dempsey [art gallery]), 6/19/21

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yesterday, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Monday, June 14th

like nobody else

Cecil Taylor Unit (CT, 1929-2018, piano; Sam Rivers, soprano saxophone; Jimmy Lyons, alto saxophone; Andrew Cyrille, drums), live, Paris, 1969

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this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, June 1st

never enough

Best job in music? Playing drums for Monk.

Thelonious Monk Quartet (TM [1917-1982], piano, compositions; Charlie Rouse, tenor saxophone; John Ore, bass; Frankie Dunlop, drums), live (“Monk’s Dream”; Drums solo; “Criss-Cross”; “Rhythm-a-Ning”; “Epistrophy”; “Evidence”; “Ruby, My Dear”; “Bright Mississippi”), Brussels, 1963

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this morning, Chicago (Monadnock Building)

Monday, May 31st

sounds of Chicago

Erwin Helfer (1936-, piano; with John Brumbach [tenor saxophone], Lou Marini [bass]), live (performance begins at 8:45), Chicago (Constellation), Saturday night

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, May 22nd

sounds of Chicago

Keefe Jackson Trio (KJ, saxophone, clarinet; Tomeka Reid, cello; Jason Roebke, bass), live, Chicago, last night (performance begins at 15:00)

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Tuesday, May 18th

sounds of New York

One-word review: Wow!

Mark Shim Trio (MS, tenor saxophone; Matt Brewer, bass; Tyshawn Sorey, drums), “Jive Ones,” live, New York, 5/12/21

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other day, outside Chicago

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