sounds of Chicago
Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, saxophones; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, saxophones, flute; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion) with guests,* live (performance begins at 8:20), Switzerland (Lugano), 1993
yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)
*Amina Claudine Myers (organ, vocals), Frank Lacy (trombone), James Carter (tenor saxophone), Chicago Beau (harmonica, vocals), Herb Walker (guitar, vocals).
Sometimes a simple melody can be more than enough.
Frank Lacy and 10³²K (FL, trombone; Kevin Ray, bass; Andrew Drury, percussion), “I’ll Be Right Here Waiting” (S. McCall), live, Troy, N.Y., 2016
from the mist
—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by David G. Lanoue)
voices I miss
Lester Bowie’s New York Organ Ensemble (LB [1941-1999, MCOTD Hall of Fame], trumpet; Frank Lacy, trombone; James Carter, tenor saxophone; Spencer Barefield, guitar; Kathy Farmer, organ; Famoudou Don Moye, drums), live, Spain (Madrid), 1992
Time for just one?
Try “Somewhere” (L. Bernstein, S. Sondheim), 11:45-.
Vivian Maier (1926-2009), Chicago (Maxwell Street), 1967
MCOTD Hall of Fame
Lester Bowie’s Brass Fantasy (LB, trumpet; Steve Turre, trombone; Frank Lacy, trombone; Bob Stewart, tuba; Phillip Wilson, drums, et al.), live, Berlin, 1986