RIP Steve Dalachinsky 

Source: Wikipedia.

Steve Dalachinsky (1946-2019) was a New York downtown poet, active in the music, art, and free jazz scene.[1] He wrote poetry for most of his life and read frequently at Michael Dorf’s club the Knitting Factory, the Poetry Project and the Vision Festival, an Avant-jazz festival held annually on the Lower East Side of New York City. Dalachinsky also read his works in Japan, France and Germany. He has collaborated with many musicians, writing liner notes for artists: William Parker, Susie Ibarra, Matthew Shipp, Roy Campbell, Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Jim O’Rourke and Mat Maneri.