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Category: street music

Saturday, June 9th

street sounds

Dario Rossi (percussion), Amsterdam, 2015




random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, January 17th

How about a trip to Prague?

Cesare Tedesco (handpan), live, Prague (Charles Bridge), 2016




art beat: other day, Whitney Museum of American Art (New York)

Willem de Kooning (1904-1997), Woman and Bicycle, 1952-53


Friday, January 9th

two takes

Rebirth Brass Band, “A. P. Tureaud,” live, New Orleans

Treme Sidewalk Steppers Second Line, 2011


Revolution Social Aid and Pleasure Club Second Line Parade, 2012




art beat

Lee Friedlander (1934-), Second Liners at Mardi Gras, New Orleans, 1957


Wednesday, April 23rd

sounds of New Orleans

Let Me Do My Thang: Rebirth Brass Band (Keith Reynaud, 2000)



random thoughts

Day after day tiptoeing through minefields, until finally our luck runs out.


April 1st

sounds of New Orleans

Brass band, live, New Orleans (Frenchmen Street), 2013

MVP? Without a doubt, it’s the snare drummer. Not only does he hold everything together, he pushes, pushes, pushes.

Tuesday, 12/25/12

Merry Christmas!

Steel drummers, “Silent Night,” London, 12/11


Glasses player, “Jingle Bells,” Bonn, 12/06


Brass band, “This Christmas” (1:55-, D. Hathaway), New Orleans, 12/09

Saturday, 10/13/12

street music: outskirts of Tehran

Violinist, c. 2009

Wednesday, 9/26/12

street music: Bangalore (India)

Four drummers, 2010

Monday, 9/24/12

street music: New Orleans

Brass band, 5/12

Wednesday, 9/19/12

street music: New York

Acapella Soul

“When We Get Married,” 2009


“Ooo Baby Baby,” 2012


“Just My Imagination,” 2011

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