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Tag: Emily Dickinson

Monday, January 7th

sounds of New York

Tim Berne (alto saxophone), Michael Formanek (bass) Andrew Cyrille (drums), live, New York, 2018

 

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One need not be a Chamber – to be Haunted –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 407 (Franklin)

Sunday, December 9th

can’t wait

Amazing Grace (Sydney Pollack, director; filmed, 1972; scheduled theatrical release, 2019), trailer

 

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It is true that the unknown is the largest need of the intellect, though for it, no one thinks to thank God.

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), Letter to Cousins Louisa (aka Louise) and Frances Norcross, 1876

Wednesday, November 28th

what’s new

How many singers invent their own language?

Charmaine Lee, live, New York, 11/20/18

 

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The difference between Despair
And Fear, is like the One
Between the instant of a Wreck
And when the Wreck has been —
The Mind is smooth —
No Motion — Contented as the Eye
Upon the Forehead of a Bust —
That knows it cannot see —

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), 576 (Franklin)

Sunday, November 25th

back to church

Together As One Hymn Choir, “I Feel Good,” live, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Rock Hill, S.C., 2002

 

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The lonesome for they know not What –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 326 (Franklin)

Monday, November 19th

The fascinating chill that Music leaves . . .

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 1511 (Franklin)

Enno Poppe (1969-), Filz (2014); Ensemble Resonanz (Enno Poppe, guest cond.), live, Germany (Hamburg), 2015

Thursday, November 15th

voices I miss

Art Pepper (alto saxophone, 1925-1982) with Hampton Hawes (piano), Charlie Haden (bass), Shelly Manne (drums), “Lost Life” (A. Pepper), Living Legend, 1975

 

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. . . that Ethereal Gain
One earns by measuring the Grave –
Then – measuring the Sun –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 288 (Franklin)

Thursday, October 18th

more

TM Krishna, Raga Hamir Kalyani, live, 2017

 

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Heaven does not change her blue.

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 167 (Franklin)

Tuesday, October 16th

what’s new

Fay Victor’s SoundNoiseFUNK (FV, vocals, compositions; Joe Morris, guitar; Sam Newsome, soprano saxophone; Reggie Nicholson, drums), live, New York, 10/13/18

 

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I can’t tell you – but you feel it –
Nor can you tell me –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 164 (Franklin)

Thursday, September 27th

basement jukebox

“Can I Change My Mind” (B. Despenza, C. Wolfolk)

Alton Ellis (1938-2008), 1969

 

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Tyrone Davis (1938-2005), 1968

 

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How lonesome the Wind must feel Nights –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 1441 (Franklin)

Wednesday, September 26th

sounds of Chicago

Muhal Richard Abrams (1930-2017), piano, “Young at Heart” (Young at Heart/Wise in Time, 1974)

 

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I’m finite – I cant see –

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This timid life of Evidence
Keeps pleading – “I don’t know” –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 725 (Franklin)

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