This week's playlist includes music by Chris Bell, Maria Creuza, Dirty Projectors, Illinois Jacquet, and more.
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Going to see Brubeck's late show at the Blue Note on a Saturday night feels, in 2010, almost as improbable as going to the ballpark to catch Mickey Mantle, or attending a lecture by Alexander Hamilton.
Never again in our history will citizens be forced to live segregated lives, not according to race at any rate. Yet once, not so long ago, this reality was a difficult to oppose matter of course.
This week's column features music by Dirty Projectors, Luther Allison, Phosphorescent, Illinois Jacquet, Porter Wagoner, and Ofo & The Black Company.
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