Tag Archives: Music

Happy Birthday Jerry

Never knew you, but god i miss you. Fare you well, fare you well, I love you more than words can tell, Listen to the river sing sweet songs, to rock my soul. Image found here: http://www.parasitesandsycophants.com/2010/09/23/jerry-garcia-interview-from-july-1981/

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Have a Jerry Christmas and a Happy Bob Weir!

Just want to say to everyone have a good Christmas, in a good old Grateful Dead way. ~~~ Image found here: http://tytempletonart.wordpress.com/2010/12/23/santa-wars-iv-he-knows-when-youve-been-sleeping-with-the-fishes-the-top-seven-dead-santa-covers/

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20 Poems (Assorted)

Catfish (2 poems) Muddy pond perfectly seen. ~~~ Foraging barbels cast aside a world of dust. Silverfish Silver flash streaking across the bath(room floor) Damsel Fly Cobalt blue will o’ the wisp darting from stem to stem. Midges (2 poems) … Continue reading

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Friday Night (Poem)

Rags and feathers, African Mask, shuffling across the street, shambling through the crowds. Finding its spot, sitting cross-legged, pulling an instrument from a knapsack. Alto Saxophone. Rag encased hands run through tuning exercises. Squeaks and squawks rumble forth from the … Continue reading

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Friday Night

It starts every friday night. It emerges from the dusty side streets, rising and fading, dancing between the waves of night tide particles, prefect music from a concealed faraway deep within the villages side streets and alley ways, basements and … Continue reading

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Jazz (A series of poems)

The wordless transmission between the artist and the audience. ~~~ Drifting aimlessly from the record player, the sounds of the improvising   musician. Scuffs, scratches and scrapes, where is he going with this?   In the inferno of disquiet faintly … Continue reading

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Record Review: Motoharu Yoshizawa/Mototeru Takagi: ABYSSE Duo

Note: This record appears to go under many names: Shinkai (which translates as Deep Sea), Duo Deep Sea and ABYSSE Duo. The last one is the name on the record labels website, PSF so it will be the one used … Continue reading

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Kaoru Abe, Alto Saxophone Improvisation, No.3 1.21.1972

For some basic information here is Kaoru Abe’s Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kaoru_Abe Unlike Motoharu Yoshizawa’s vast catalogue of music, Kaoru Abe’s is a little smaller. Well, it’s a lot smaller. But it more than makes up for that in energy and … Continue reading

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Motoharu Yoshizawa (Mado – Window/Fragment 1)

Someone once said that writing about music is like dancing about architecture, and they were probably right. But let’s try it anyway. Motoharu Yoshizawa was a Japanese Free Jazz bassist who has an extensive, and excellent catalogue of music. At … Continue reading

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