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Tuesday, November 13th

voices I miss

Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy (LB, 1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Steve Turre, trombone; Frank Lacy, trombone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Phillip Wilson, drums, et al.), “Saving All My Love for You,” live, Berlin, 1986

 

Tuesday, August 28th

Sunday in Chicago

They’re playing at the Chicago Jazz Festival.

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB, trumpet, compositions; Tomeka Reid, cello; Jason Ajemian, bass; Chad Taylor, drums), live, Toronto, 2017

“theme 1,” “. . . meanwhile,” “theme 2”

 

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“theme nothing”

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

 

Saturday, August 25th

sounds of New York

Fay Victor’s Mutations for Justice (FV, vocals, compositions; Jaimie Branch, trumpet; Luke Stewart, bass; Michael Vatcher, drums), live, New York, 2018

 

This drummer, Michael Vatcher, will be playing tonight in Chicago, at Constellation, with cornetist Josh Berman and bassist Jason Roebke.

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Art Institute, South Garden)

Saturday, July 14th

what’s new

Nate Wooley (trumpet), Michael Foster (tenor saxophone), Brandon Lopez (bass), Ben Bennett (percussion), live, New York, 6/21/18

 

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lagniappe

random sights

last night, Oak Park, Ill.

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.

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

 

Wednesday, February 28th

trumpet festival
day three

Wadada Leo Smith’s Golden Quartet (WLS, trumpet, compositions; Anthony Davis, piano; John Lindberg, bass; Pheeroan akLaff, drums), “Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, 381 Days,” live, Spain (San Sebastian), 2014

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill. (Oak Park Conservatory)

Tuesday, February 27th

trumpet festival
day two

Marcos Balter (1974-), Landscape of Fear (2015); Ryan Muncy (soprano saxophone) & Peter Evans (piccolo trumpet), live, New York, 2017

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Monday, February 26th

trumpet festival
day one

Nate Wooley Quartet (NW, trumpet, compositions; Chris Pitsiokos, alto saxophone;  Brandon Lopez, bass; Dre Hocevar, drums), live, New York, 2016

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Garfield Park Conservatory)

Wednesday, January 24th

sounds of New York

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB, trumpet, compositions; Tomeka Reid, cello; Jason Ajemian, bass; Chad Taylor, drums), live, New York (Rye Bar, Brooklyn), 2016

 

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musical thoughts

Improvised music is like basketball: a great player makes everybody better.

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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