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Tag: Amina Claudine Myers

Sunday, November 18th

three takes

“God Has Smiled on Me”

Rev. James Cleveland (1931-1991), live, Oh Happy Day, 2004

 

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Lester Bowie (1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame), with Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone), Malachi Favors (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), 1978

 

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Don Pullen (piano), George Adams (tenor saxophone), live, Italy (Perugia), 1984

 

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lagniappe

reading table

mountain temple—
deep under snow
a bell

—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)

Tuesday, November 12th

Muhal Richard Abrams’ Experimental Band,* live, Austria (Saalfelden Jazz Festival), 2012

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lagniappe

musical thoughts

Music, like conversation, war, baseball, and sex, gives us a way to interact.

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random thoughts

Every year it comes as a surprise—first snow.

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*Muhal Richard Abrams, piano; Henry Threadgill, alto saxophone; Roscoe Mitchell, alto & soprano saxophone; Wadada Leo Smith, trumpet; Amina Claudine Myers, piano; George Lewis, trombone; Leonard Jones, bass; Thurman Barker, vibes, percussion; Reggie Nicholson, drums.

Saturday, 12/29/12

passings

Fontella Bass, singer, July 3, 1940-December 26, 2012

“Rescue Me,” TV Show (Shindig), 1965

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“Theme De Yoyo,” with the Art Ensemble of Chicago, 1970

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“God Has Smiled On Me,” with mother Martha Bass, brother David Peaston, Amina Claudine Myers (piano), Malachi Favors (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), 1980

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“All That You Give,” with The Cinematic Orchestra, 2002

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