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Tuesday, January 5th

sounds of New York

When the world is making no sense, what a relief to hear a new language.

Tony Malaby (saxophones), Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass), Gerald Cleaver (drums), live, New York, 2015

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Wednesday, March 21st

tonight in Chicago

They’ll be playing at Constellation.

The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), live, London, 2010

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Tuesday, December 12th

sounds of New York

Daniel Levin (cello) and Ingebrigt Håker Flaten (bass), live, New York, 2015

 

Friday, October 2nd

tonight in Chicago

These guys will be playing at Constellation.

The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone and tenor saxophones; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), live, London, 2010

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reading table

You ask: what is life? That’s like asking: what is a carrot? A carrot is a carrot, and that’s all there is to know.

—Anton Chekhov (1860-1904), letter to wife Olga Knipper-Chekhova, April 20, 1904 (translated from Russian by Cathy Popkin [Anton Chekhov’s Selected Stories, Cathy Popkin, ed.])

Saturday, June 28th

tonight in Chicago

These guys are playing at Constellation, a performing-arts center on the northwest side.

Rempis Percussion Quartet (Dave Rempis, alto saxophone; Ingebrigt Haker-Flaten, bass; Frank Rosaly, drums; Tim Daisy, drums), live, Austria (Wels), 2013


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art beat

William Eggleston (1939-)

zenith-IV1

 

 

Wednesday, May 22nd

sounds of Chicago

Want to hear a great solo? You’ve come to the wrong place. This isn’t about solos; it’s about interplay.

The Rempis Percussion Quartet,* live, Chicago (Hideout), 2010

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*Dave Rempis, saxophones; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Tim Daisy, drums; Frank Rosaly, drums.

Wednesday, 1/9/2013

This I could listen to all day.

Neneh Cherry & The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), “Dream Baby Dream,” live, Spain (San Sebastian), 2012

Thursday, 12/6/12

We ain’t never goin’ home . . .

—Neneh Cherry (59:55)*

Neneh Cherry & The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone, electronics; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums), live, Austria (Konfrontationen 2012, Nickelsdorf),  7/21/12

*“Call the Police” (S. McDee).

Tuesday, 8/21/12

Neneh Cherry & The Thing (Mats Gustafsson, baritone saxophone, electronics; Ingebrigt Håker Flaten, bass; Paal Nilssen-Love, drums)

Live, Austria (Konfrontationen 2012, Nickelsdorf),  7/21/12

“Cashback” (N. Cherry)

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“Dirt” (J. Osterburg, R. Asheton, S. Asheton, D. Alexander)

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musical thoughts

More and more, it seems, boundaries—race, gender, country, era, genre—mean less and less.

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