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Category: saxophone

Tuesday, July 5th

like nothing else

Henry Threadgill’s Society Situation Dance Band (HT, 1944-, MCOTD Hall of Fame, compositions, direction; Leroy Jenkins, violin; Frank Lacy, trombone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Abdul Wadud, cello; Brandon Ross, guitar; Pheeroan akLaff, drums, et al.), live, Germany (Hamburg), 1988

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, June 14th

more

Miles Davis (1926-1991, trumpet), Gary Bartz (1940-, saxophones), Chick Corea (1941-2021, keyboards), Keith Jarrett (1945-, keyboards), Dave Holland (1946-, bass), Jack DeJohnette (1942-, drums), Airto Moreira (1941-, percussion), live, England (Isle of Wight Festival), 1970

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lagniappe

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

(Taking a break—back in a while.)

Monday, June 13th

never enough

Yesterday afternoon, feeling in a bit of a funk before visiting a client in jail, I stumbled upon this and within moments, it seemed, the air began to lighten.

Miles Davis Quintet (MD [1926-1991], trumpet; Wayne Shorter [1933-], tenor saxophone; Herbie Hancock [1940-], piano; Ron Carter [1937-], bass; Tony Williams [1945-1997], drums), live, Stockholm (Sweden), 1967

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago

Wednesday, June 1st

sounds of New York

Tim Berne’s Dilated Pupils (TB, alto saxophone; David Torn, guitar; Ryan Ferreira, guitar; Craig Taborn, keyboards; Ches Smith, percussion), live (performance begins at 7:00), New York, 2013

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, May 30th

sounds of New York

Ingrid Laubrock (1970-, tenor saxophone), William Parker (1952-, bass), live, New York, 2014

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Monday, May 23rd

3n

Paul Lytton (drums, percussion), Ken Vandermark (reeds), Nate Wooley (trumpet), live, Madison, Wis., 4/15/22

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill

Saturday, May 21st

sounds of New York

Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar) and Catherine Zikora (tenor saxophone), live, New York (Zürcher Gallery), 5/19/22

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

Tuesday, May 17th

timeless

Lee Konitz (1927-2020, alto saxophone), Bill Evans (1929-1980, piano [25:33-]), Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen (1946-2005, bass), Alan Dawson (1929-1996, drums), live (“What’s New,” “All the Things You Are,” “Detour Ahead,” “My Melancholy Baby”), Paris, 1965

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, May 4th

sounds of New York

Tony Malaby (saxophones), Chris Hoffman (cello), William Parker (bass), Billy Mintz (drums), live, New York, 7/12/21

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, May 1st

testify!

Vernard Johnson (1948-, alto saxophone), “I Won’t Complain,” live, Kansas City, Mo. (58th Women’s International Convention, Church of God in Christ), 2008

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

*****

reading table

The Locust Tree in Flower (second version)
by William Carlos Williams (1883-1963)

Among
of
green

stiff
old
bright

broken
branch
come

white
sweet
May

again

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