MCOTD Hall of Fame
His music I first encountered over 40 years ago, and it’s been a perpetual source of joy and inspiration ever since.
Henry Threadgill’s Zooid (HT, 1944-, alto saxophone, composition [MCOTD Hall of Fame]; Jose Dávila, tuba; Liberty Ellman, guitar; Stomu Takeishi, bass; Elliot Kavee, drums), live, Italy ( Cormòns), 2008
other day, Chicago
In this world
we walk on the roof of hell,
gazing at flowers.
—Kobayashi Issa, 1763-1827 (translated from Japanese by Robert Hass)