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Wednesday, June 16th

like nobody else

Anthony Braxton Accelerator Ghost Trance Septet (AB, 1945-, reeds, composition; Taylor Ho Bynum, trumpet, bugle, trombone; Jessica Pavone, violin, viola; Chris Dahlgren, bass, viola da gamba; Aaron Siegel, drums, percussion, vibraphone; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jay Rozen, tuba), “Composition #358,” live, Spain (San Sebastian), 2008

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other day, outside Chicago (Dean Nature Sanctuary, Oak Brook)

Wednesday, June 9th

what’s new

Tomeka Reid Quartet (TR, cello, compositions; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jason Roebke, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums), live (“Billy Bang’s Bounce,” “Niki’s Bop,” “Ballad,” “Aug 6,” “Glass Light,” “Woodlawn”), Los Angeles, 5/27/21

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Saturday, August 8th

Feeling inert?

Not anymore.

Tomeka Reid Quartet (TR, cello; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jason Roebke, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums), “Old New” (T. Reid), 2019

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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On these southern roads,
on shrine or thatched roof, all the same,
swallows everywhere

—Yosa Buson (1716-1784), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Saturday, September 28th

tonight in Chicago

They’re playing at the Hyde Park Jazz Festival. (Big week for the guitarist: she just won a MacArthur “genius grant.”)

Sylvie Courvoisier (piano), Mary Halvorson (guitar), live, Belgium (Ghent), 2018

 

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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

 

Monday, April 1st

3 x 2 x X = ?

Tomas Fujiwara (drums, composition) with Gerald Cleaver (drums), Mary Halvorson (guitar), Brandon Seabrook (guitar), Taylor Ho Bynum (cornet), Ralph Alessi (trumpet), “Blueberry Eyes,” live (studio), New Haven, Conn., 2017

 

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yesterday, Forest Park, Ill.

Wednesday, August 8th

sounds of New York

Ingrid Laubrock (tenor saxophone) & Mary Halvorson (guitar), live, New York, 2013

 

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

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Exultation is the going
Of an inland soul to sea –

—Emily Dickinson (1830-1886), from 143 (Franklin)

Wednesday, August 1st

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Susan Alcorn (pedal steel guitar), Mary Halvorson (guitar), live, New York, 2016

 

Tonight she’ll be playing at a Chicago art gallery, Corbett vs. Dempsey, beginning at 6 p.m., with reed players Ken Vandermark and Joe McPhee.

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other day, Monhegan Island, Maine

Thursday, June 15th

like nobody else

Anthony Braxton Accelerator Ghost Trance Septet (AB, reeds, composition; Taylor Ho Bynum, trumpet, flugelhorn; Jessica Pavone, viola; Chris Dahlberg, bass, cello; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jay Rozen, tuba; Aaron Siegel, drums, percussion, vibraphone), live, Spain (San Sebastian), 2008

 

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this morning, outside Chicago (Forest Park)

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Aging criminal-defense lawyer’s retirement plan: drop dead at my desk.

Wednesday, September 7th

energy + density + clarity = ?

Mary Halvorson (guitar), Weasel Walter (drums), live, New York, 2016


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yesterday, New York (Central Park)

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Tuesday, April 26th

14 strings + drums

Tomeka Reid Quartet (TR, cello, compositions; Mary Halvorson, guitar; Jason Roebke, bass; Tomas Fujiwara, drums), live, New York, 3/8/16


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yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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