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Saturday, July 11th

basement jukebox

Ann Peebles (1947-), “Breaking Up Somebody’s Home” (A Jackson, T. Matthews), 1971

 

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lagniappe

random sights

other day, Oak Park, Ill.

Friday, July 10th

alone

Not able to travel? Your ears can.

Keyvan Kalhor (1963-, setar), live, Iran (Tehran), 5/21/20

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

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reading table

To what shall I compare
this life of ours?
Even before I can say
it is like a lightning flash
or a dewdrop
it is no more.

—Sengai (1750–1837, Japanese Zen monk)

Thursday, July 9th

sounds of New York

Joe Morris (guitar), Sam Newsome (soprano saxophone, preparations), Charmaine Lee (voice, electronics), live, New York, 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Chicago (Columbus Park)

*****

reading table

Do search. But in order to find other than what is searched for.

—painter Richard Diebenkorn (1922-1993), Washington Post, 7/7/20

Wednesday, July 8th

like nobody else

Roscoe Mitchell (1940-, alto and soprano saxophone, composition) with Hugh Ragin (trumpet), Tyshawn Sorey (trombone), live, New York, 2015

 

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lagniappe

art beat: Museum of Modern Art, New York, 3/6/20

Paul Cezanne (1839-1906), Chateau Noir (1903-04)

Tuesday, July 7th

basement jukebox

Ann Peebles (1947-), “I Can’t Stand the Rain” (A. Peebles, D. Bryant, B. Williams), 1973

 

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lagniappe

other day, Chicago

Monday, July 6th

alone

Why not begin the week with something beautiful?

Patricia Brennan (vibraphone), “Sonnet” (P. Brennan), 2018

 

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Another take.

Recording, 2020

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill. (Oak Park Conservatory)

*****

reading table

This world of dew
is only a world of dew—
and yet

—Kobayashi Issa (1763-1827), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Sunday, July 5th

Gladys testifies

Gladys Knight (1944-), “You’ll Never Walk Alone” (R. Rodgers, O. Hammerstein), “Bridge Over Troubled Water” (P. Simon), live (Aretha Franklin’s funeral), Detroit, 2018

 

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lagniappe

random sights

this morning, Oak Park

Saturday, July 4th

Happy (Strangest Ever) 4th of July!

Blasters, “American Music,” live, Champaign, Ill., 1985

 

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Professor Longhair (1918-1980), “Big Chief,” live, Switzerland (Montreux Jazz Festival), 1973

 

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Sleepy LaBeef (1935-2019), “Strange Things Happening Every Day” (plus interview), live (TV show), 1994

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago (Columbus Park)

Friday, July 3rd

basement jukebox

Ann Peebles (1947-), “I’m Gonna Tear Your Playhouse Down” (E. Randle), 1973

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Chicago

*****

reading table

In pale moonlight
the wisteria’s scent
comes from far away

—Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), translated from Japanese by Sam Hamill

Thursday, July 2nd

keep on dancing

If I could move like this, I’d never stand still.

Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards (1976-, dance), live, New Jersey (Bloomfield), 2014

 

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lagniappe

random sights

yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.

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