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Monday, January 30th

sounds of Chicago

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, reeds, percussion; Joseph Jarman, reeds, percussion; Lester Bowie [MCOTD Hall of Fame], trumpet, percussion; Malachi Favors, bass, percussion; Don Moye, drums, percussion), live (“We-Bop,” “Promenade,” “On the Cote Bamako,” “Bedouin Village,” “New York Is Full of Lonely People,” “New Orleans,” “Funky AECO,” “Theme [Odwalla]”), Chicago (Jazz Showcase), 1981

(Taking a day off.)

Tuesday, December 6th

sounds of Chicago

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, reeds; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, reeds; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet [MCOTD Hall of Fame]; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion), live, Montreux Jazz Festival (Switzerland), 1983

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yesterday, Chicago

Wednesday, January 27th

sounds of Chicago

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, saxophones; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, saxophones, flute; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion) with guests,* live (performance begins at 8:20), Switzerland (Lugano), 1993

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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*Amina Claudine Myers (organ, vocals), Frank Lacy (trombone), James Carter (tenor saxophone), Chicago Beau (harmonica, vocals), Herb Walker (guitar, vocals).

Monday, August 3rd

like nobody else

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, saxophones; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, saxophones; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass; Don Moye, 1946-, drums), “Ohnedaurth,” live, Berlin, 1991

 

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other day, Chicago

Monday, January 6th

like nobody else

Art Ensemble of Chicago (Roscoe Mitchell, 1940-, reeds, flute, percussion; Joseph Jarman, 1937-2019, reeds, flute, percussion; Lester Bowie, 1941-1999, trumpet, flugelhorn, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Malachi Favors, 1927-2004, bass, percussion, vocals; Don Moye, 1946-, drums, percussion), live, Germany (Hamburg), 1991

 

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

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reading table

Culture’s beginnings:
from the heart of the country
rice-planting songs

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), from Narrow Road to the Interior (translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill)

Saturday, November 16th

sounds of Chicago

Andrew Hill Combo (AH [1931-2007], piano; Von Freeman [1923-2012], tenor saxophone, MCOTD Hall of Fame; Laurdine “Pat” Patrick [1929-1991], baritone saxophone; Malachi Favors [1927-2004], bass; Wilbur Campbell [1926-1999], drums), “Down Pat” (L. Patrick), 1956

 

If political races were decided by musical pedigree, the new entrant in the Democratic presidential field would be unbeatable.

Laurdine Kenneth “Pat” Patrick Jr. (November 23, 1929 – December 31, 1991) was an American jazz musician and composer. . . . known for his 40-year association with Sun Ra. His son, Deval Patrick, was governor of Massachusetts.

Wikipedia

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, December 12th

more

Heaven: hearing, together, a favorite drummer and a favorite bassist.

Ed Blackwell (drums, 1929-1992) with Malachi Favors (bass, 1927-2004) and Dewey Redman (tenor saxophone, 1931-2006), “Paris? Oui” (Tarik), 1969

 

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, November 18th

three takes

“God Has Smiled on Me”

Rev. James Cleveland (1931-1991), live, Oh Happy Day, 2004

 

*****

Lester Bowie (1941-1999, trumpet, MCOTD Hall of Fame), with Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone), Malachi Favors (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), 1978

 

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Don Pullen (piano), George Adams (tenor saxophone), live, Italy (Perugia), 1984

 

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reading table

mountain temple—
deep under snow
a bell

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

Tuesday, September 11th

voices I miss

The way a bass should sound—fat, dark, bottomless.

Malachi Favors (1927-2004), live, New York, 2001

 

Sunday, September 11th

MCOTD Hall of Fame

Lester Bowie (1941-1999, trumpet) with Amina Claudine Myers (piano, vocals), Arthur Blythe (alto saxophone), Malachi Favors (bass), Phillip Wilson (drums), “God Has Smiled on Me,” 1978


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art beat: other day, Art Institute of Chicago

Edward Hopper (1882-1967), New York Movie, 1939 (America after the Fall, Painting in the 1930s, through 9/18/16)

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