tomorrow night in Chicago
He’s playing, in a trio with pianist Kris Davis and drummer Nasheet Waits, at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival.
Ambrose Akinmusire (trumpet, composition) with Mattie Mae Thomas (vocals, lyrics; recorded in 1939 at Mississippi’s Parchman Farm), Dean Bowman (vocals), Marvin Sewell (guitar), Gerald Clayton (piano), Joe Sanders (bass), Kendrick Scott (drums, computer), “MAE//MAE,” live, published 2018
other day, Oak Park, Ill.
MCOTD Hall of Fame
Henry Threadgill Sextett (HT [MCOTD Hall of Fame], 1944-, alto saxophone, flute, compositions); Frank Lacy, trombone; Rasul Sadik, trumpet; Deidre Murray, cello; Fred Hopkins, bass; Newman Baker, drums; Yoron Israel, percussion), live, Germany (Frankfurt), 1988
Andrew Cyrille (1939-, drums) with Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet), Brandon Ross (guitar), live, New York, 6/11/19
(Taking a break—back in a while.)
3 x 2 x X = ?
Tomas Fujiwara (drums, composition) with Gerald Cleaver (drums), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Brandon Seabrook (guitar), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Ralph Alessi (trumpet), “Blueberry Eyes,” live (studio), New Haven, Conn., 2017
yesterday, Forest Park, Ill.
A wonderful drummer lifts everyone.
Wolfgang Muthspiel Quintet (WM, guitar; Ambrose Akinmusire, trumpet; Brad Mehldau, piano; Larry Grenadier, bass; Brian Blade, drums), “Father and Sun” (W. Muthspiel), live, Austria (Innsbruck), 2016
yesterday, Chicago (near the Art Institute)