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Tag: Frank Lacy

Wednesday, December 11th

Playing, and talking, Monk.

Jason Moran (piano), Frank Lacy (trombone), Bob Stewart (tuba), Nasheet Waits (drums), et al., live, Washington, D.C., 2015




random sights

other day, Chicago

Tuesday, September 12th

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




reading table

from the mist
stinging insects

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

Saturday, September 19th

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-.



art beat

Vivian Maier (1926-2009), Chicago (Maxwell Street), 1967


Wednesday, April 15th

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

Friday, December 27th

sweet soul music

D’Angelo and The Soultronics (Questlove, drums; Pino Palladino, bass; Chalmers “Spanky” Alford, guitar; Frank Lacy, trombone, trumpet; Anthony Hamilton, vocals, et al.), “Send It On,” live, London, 2000



art beat

Helen Levitt (1913-2009), New York, c. 1940


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