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Tag: Marilyn Crispell

Monday, January 28th

sounds of New York

Marilyn Crispell (piano), Mark Helias (bass), Tyshawn Sorey (drums, percussion), live, New York, 2014




random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, January 10th

what’s new

Joe Lovano (tenor saxophone), Marilyn Crispell (piano), Carmen Castaldi (drums), playing and talking about their forthcoming album, Trio Tapestry (published 1/8/19)




random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, August 16th


Tanya Kalmanovitch (viola), Marilyn Crispell (piano), live, Baltimore, 2015




reading table

It takes a bit of life experience to realize that our choice is merely between making fools of ourselves either intentionally or unintentionally.

—Brother David Steindl-Rast, The Way of Silence

Wednesday, 11/17/10

Do not find yourself in the music, but find the music in yourself.

—Heinrich Neuhaus (Russian piano teacher whose students included Sviatoslav Richter, Emil Gilels, Radu Lupu, et al.)

Marilyn Crispell, “Dear Lord” (John Coltrane), live




“Jesus Dropped The Charges” [The O’Neal Twins, Sunday, 11/7/10] made my day.

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