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Wednesday, September 21st

sounds of New York

Heart Trio (William Parker [1952-], kora; Cooper-Moore [1946-], homemade instruments; Hamid Drake [1955-, MCOTD Hall of Fame], percussion), live, New York, 6/22/22

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Wednesday, July 27th

sounds of New York

Daniel Carter (1945-, soprano saxophone), Hamid Drake (1955-, drums; MCOTD Hall of Fame), live, New York (Three Jewels Yoga and Meditation), 2014

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Thursday, January 13th

sounds of New York

Kidd Jordan (1935-, tenor saxophone) with Joel Futterman (1946-, piano), William Parker (1952-, bass), Hamid Drake (1955-, drums [MCOTD Hall of Fame]), live (tribute to drummer Alvin Fielder [1935-2019]), New York, 2019

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Thursday, December 23rd

sounds of Chicago

Fresh Palette Ensemble (Hamid Drake [MCOTD Hall of Fame], drums, percussion, voice; Michael Zerang, drums, percussion; Joshua Abrams, bass; Jason Adasiewicz, vibraphone; Aoki, taiko drums; Tatsu Aoki, shamisen, conduction; Zahra Glenda Baker, voice; Angel Bat Dawid, voice, clarinet, keyboards; Mai Sugimoto, reeds), live (performance begins at 13:30), Chicago, last night

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Monday, October 11th

sounds of Chicago

Ken Vandermark (1964-, reeds) & Hamid Drake (1955-, drums, MCOTD Hall of Fame), playing the music of Don Cherry (1936-1995), live (performance begins at 4:50), Chicago, 10/9/21

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September 14th

passings

Jemeel Mondoc, alto saxophonist, August 5, 1946 – August 29, 2021

New World Pygmies (JM, alto saxophone; William Parker, bass; Hamid Drake [MCOTD Hall of Fame], drums), live, 2018

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Sunday, outside Chicago (Salt Creek Trail)

Saturday, April 17th

sounds of Chicago

Hamid Drake (drums, percussion, voice; MCOTD Hall of Fame [right]) and Michael Zerang (drums, percussion [left]), live, Chicago (Constellation), last night (performance begins at 7:00)

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Saturday, January 2nd

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Daniel Carter (flute, trumpet, tenor saxophone) and Hamid Drake (percussion, voice; MCOTD Hall of Fame), live, New York, 2014

 

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Civilization – spurns – the Leopard!

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 276 (Franklin)

Tuesday, December 22nd

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Hamid Drake (drums, percussion; MCOTD Hall of Fame), Michael Zerang (drums, percussion), Joshua Abrams (bass, gumbri), Ayako Kato (movement), live, Chicago (Constellation), last night

 

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Don’t say my hut has nothing to offer:
come and I will share with you
the cool breeze that fills my window.

—Ryokan (1758-1831), translated from Japanese by John Stevens

Monday, December 21st

sounds of Chicago

Not until this morning did I realize how much I needed this.

Hamid Drake (percussion, MCOTD Hall of Fame) and Michael Zerang (percussion), 30th Anniversary Winter Solstice Concert, live, Chicago, this morning (6:30 a.m., CST)

 

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