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Thursday, July 22nd

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor; Menno van Delft (clavichord), live, Amsterdam, 2015

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Wednesday, July 21st

another take

Their recent live performance, featured Monday, opened with this.

Jeremy Cunningham (drums), Dustin Laurenzi (tenor saxophone, synth bass), “My Greatest Joy Is Everything” (sampling the voice of tenor saxophonist Sonny Rollins), 2020

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Tuesday, July 20th

timeless

Django Reinhardt (1920-1953, guitar), “I’ll See You in My Dreams” (I. Jones, G. Kahn), 1939

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other day, Chicago

Monday, July 19th

sounds of Chicago

Live, Chicago (Constellation), 7/9/21

First set: Josh Berman (cornet), Joshua Abrams (bass), 19:00-

Second set: Dustin Laurenzi (tenor saxophone, electronics), Jeremy Cunningham (drums), Katie Ernst (bass, vocals), 1:05:00-

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, July 18th

timeless

Blind Willie Johnson (1897-1945), with his wife, Willie B. Harris, “The Rain Don’t Fall on Me,” 1930

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yesterday, Chicago

*****

reading table

She’s put the child to sleep
and now she washes clothes
under the summer moon.

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from the Japanese by Robert Hass

Saturday, July 17th

passings

Frederic Rzewski, composer, pianist, April 13, 1938 – June 26, 2021

The People United Will Never Be Defeated! (1975), live, Miami, 2007

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random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, July 16th

what’s new

Dodie, “Hate Myself” (D. Clark), published 6/25/21

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yesterday, Chicago

Thursday, July 15th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Syl Johnson (vocals, harmonica), “Take Me to the River” (A. Green, M. Hodges), 1975

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, July 14th

basement jukebox: sounds of Chicago

Otis Rush (1934-2018), “I Can’t Quit You Baby” (W. Dixon), 1956

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random sights

other day, Chicago (Metropolitan Correctional Center)

Tuesday, July 13th

another take

Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, “To the Sky” (lyrics by Anne Steele, 1717-1778), live, Philadelphia, published 6/30/21

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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