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Monday, February 6th

Beautiful, delicate, ever-changing: what better way to begin the week?

Frederic Chopin (1810-1849), 24 Preludes (Op. 28): Maria João Pires (piano), live, Portugal (Évora), 1987

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Sunday, February 5th

more

Blind Willie Johnson (1897-1945), “Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed,” rec. Dec. 3, 1927 (Dallas)

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art beat

Detail from Anselm Kiefer (1945-), Untitled (1987-88), Des Moines Art Center (Des Moines, Iowa [visiting family])

Friday, February 3rd

what’s new

Hermanos Gutiérrez (Alejandro Gutiérrez, guitar, lap steel; Estevan Gutiérrez, guitar, percussion), live (““El Bueno Y El Malo,” “Tres Hermanos,” “Thunderbird,” “Pueblo Man”), Washington, D.C., published 1/31/23

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random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Thursday, February 2nd

sounds of Japan

Takako Minekawa & Dustin Wong, “Party on a Floating Cake,” 2013

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, February 1st

like nothing else

Rian Treanor (DJ, electronics), live, Helsinki (Finland), 2018

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yesterday, outside Chicago

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.)

Sunday, January 29th

timeless

Still, after more than fifty years of listening, this voice and this guitar, accompanied by his wife’s voice, give me chills.

Blind Willie Johnson (vocals, guitar) with Willie B. Harris (vocals), “I’m Gonna Run to the City of Refuge,” rec. Dec. 12, 1928 (Dallas)

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yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

Saturday, January 28th

never enough

Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750), Partita No. 1 in B-flat major: Maria João Pires (piano), live, Portugal (Évora), 1987

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, January 27th

sounds of all over

Tiny Desk Meets globalFEST 2023, published 1/24/23

Ukraine: Dakh Daughters (“Viyna,” “Fellini,” “Umry”)

Morocco, Algeria, United States: Khadija El Warzazia’s Bnat el Houariyat & Esraa Warda (“Dyaf Allah Rjal el Bled,” “Mra Sabra,” “Li Guer imout”)

China: Cui Jian (“Fake Monk,” “Go On,” “Wild in the Snow”)

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other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Wednesday, January 25th

kaleidoscopic clarity

Brian Ferneyhough (1943-), Contraccolpi (2015): Talea Ensemble (James Baker, cond.), live, New York, 2016

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random sights

this morning, Oak Park, Ill.

(Taking a day off.)

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