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Tuesday, December 6th

sounds of Chicago

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, reeds; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, reeds; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet [MCOTD Hall of Fame]; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion), live, Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), 1983

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Wednesday, November 16th

sounds of New York

Sylvie Courvoisier Chimeara (SC, piano, compositions; Nate Wooley, trumpet; Christian Fennesz, guitar, electronics; Drew Gress, bass; Kenny Wollesen, drums, vibraphone), live (performance begins at 19:00), New York, last night

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reading table

A bird is organized so that it is unnecessary
to assume an immeasurable substance
inside its body that remains after its death.

—Nachoem M. Wijnberg (1961-), from “Analysis and Organization” (translated from the Dutch by David Colmer)

(Taking a break.)

Tuesday, November 1st

timeless

Woody Shaw Quintet (Woody Shaw [1944-89], trumpet, et al.), “To Kill a Brick” (W. Shaw), live, Monterey Jazz Festival (California), 1979

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, October 29th

sounds of New York

Being & Becoming (Peter Evans, trumpet, piccolo trumpet; Joel Ross, vibraphone; Nick Jozwiak, bass; Michael Shekwoaga Ode, drums), “Body and Soul” (1930; J. Green, et al.), live, New York (Sisters, Brooklyn), 8/25/22

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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

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There are things
We live among ‘and to see them
Is to know ourselves’.

—George Oppen (1908-84), from “Of Being Numerous”

Monday, October 17th

timeless

Les McCann (1935-, piano, vocals) and Eddie Harris (1934-1996, tenor saxophone), “Compared to What” (G. McDaniels), live, Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), 1969

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random sights

other day, Chicago

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If you want to rob a bank, it really is best to start with a small one because then you might remember what you wanted to say once you’re inside.

—Nachoem M. Wijnberg (1961-), from “Can You Ask Your Banker, or Another Banker Who’s Still Awake, to Quickly Get Some Cheap Money, but a Great Deal, Not a Little?” (translated from the Dutch by David Colmer)

Wednesday, September 28th

sounds of Japan

Ko Ishikawa (sho), Kohsetsu Imanishi (koto), Peter Evans (trumpet), live, Yugawara, Japan, 2018

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other day, Chicago

Thursday, September 22nd

like nothing else

Moor Mother (aka Camae Ayewa), “Woody Shaw” (feat. Melanie Charles), published 6/8/22

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inspiration

Woody Shaw (1944-1989, trumpet, composition), “Stepping Stone,” live, Italy, 1979

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art beat: a while ago, Art Institute of Chicago

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), Grand Bouquet of Flowers (c. 1892-95), detail

Saturday, September 17th

more

Jaimie Branch’s Fly or Die (JB [1983-2022, trumpet, voice, percussion, composition] with Lester St. Louis [cello, voice, percussion], Jason Ajemian [bass], Chad Taylor [drums, mbira, voice]), “Prayer for Amerikka,” live, New York, 2021

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William Klein (1926-2022), 3 Kids + Harmonica, New York, 1955

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Saturday, September 10th

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Paul Lytton (1947-, drums), Ken Vandermark (1964-, reeds), Nate Wooley (1974-, trumpet), live, Rochester, New York, 4/20/22

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other day, Chicago

Tuesday, August 30th

more

Jaimie Branch (1983-2022, trumpet) with Ben LaMar Gay (cornet) and Josh Berman (cornet), live, Chicago (Experimental Sound Studio), 2016

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other day, Chicago

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