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Wednesday, March 25th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Morton Feldman (1927-1986, MCOTD Hall of Fame), Rothko Chapel (1971); Markus Creed (cond.), SWR Vokalensemble (Vocal Ensemble), et al., live, Germany (Cathedral of Speyer, Schwetzinger), 2017

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), The Red Studio (1911), detail

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reading table

Coolness—
the sound of the bell
as it leaves the bell.

—Yosa Buson (1716-1784), translated from Japanese by Robert Hass

Monday, March 9th

passings

McCoy Tyner, pianist, December 11, 1938-March 6, 2020

John Coltrane Quartet (JC, 1926-1967, tenor saxophone; MC, piano; Jimmy Garrison, 1934-1976, bass; Elvin Jones, 1927-2004, drums), “Impressions” (J. Coltrane), live (TV show), San Francisco, 1963

 

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lagniappe

art beat: other day, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Dance (I), 1909; Jeannette, c. 1910

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radio

Today, Ornette Coleman’s birthday (b. 1930), it’s all Ornette all day on WKCR (Columbia University).

Saturday, October 29th

tonight in Chicago

He’ll be playing at Constellation.

Wadada Leo Smith (trumpet) with John Edwards (bass), Mark Sanders (drums), live, Latvia (Riga), 2014


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lagniappe

art beat: yesterday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), The Geranium, 1906

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Monday, November 10th

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), Ballade No. 1 in G minor (1831); Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (1920-1995), piano, live


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musical thoughts

[N]ow Miles [Davis] was relaxed and pianist Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli was sending him into several shades of ecstasy.

“Listen to those trills!” Miles ordered.

—1961 interview (Marc Crawford, The Miles Davis Reader)

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art beat: more from Friday at the Art Institute of Chicago

Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Interior at Nice, c. 1919

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