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Symphony in E# (Tea and Cookies, Part 2 of 4)

  08/14/11 03:35, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: e_, fiction, keys, love story, music, paul bourgeois, science fiction, symphony
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois He pulled a seat near the window for her. His studio was in a Manhattan office building and looked out over New York. The financial district. She sat straight and politely, hands folded in her lap. “Can I… more »

Symphony in E# (The Tuner, Part 1 of 4)

  08/08/11 01:17, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: e_, fiction, keys, music, paul bourgeois, science fiction, symphony
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Walter Mint had fallen through a crack in reality. He had come from the Land of E#. In our Universe E# does not exist. String theory tells us that the space between E and F is so tiny it is impossible to jam an… more »

The Devil's Contract (Johnson and Job, Part 2 of 2)

  07/25/11 01:07, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: alice cooper, contract, devil, fiction, fire, hell, lordi, music, ozzy ozbourne, paul bourgeois, robert johnson
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Melvin Whist made his way backstage, Norman Ray tagging behind him like a dog. Whist had come up from Hell and stopped time itself just to give this musician some advice. They were dumbing down a bit more every… more »

The Devil's Contract (Time, Part 1 of 2)

  07/18/11 01:45, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: alice cooper, contract, devil, fiction, fire, hell, lordi, music, ozzy ozbourne, paul bourgeois, robert johnson
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois The platform rose to the stage and Norman Ray held the Flying V high over his head, the guitar covered with flame and details of eternal torment, Goya and Hieronymus Bosch. He screamed. The audience screamed.… more »

The Front Man (The King and The Fool, Part 3 of 3)

  07/04/11 12:00, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, fiction, fool, guitar, harmonica, king, magic, music, musical theory, paul bourgeois, tarot
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Simon could count to four. He composed these solid rhythmic structures. He held them steady. He studied all the keys, all the modes, all the chords, the triads, flat fives, major sevenths… and he knew what… more »

The Front Man (Tectonic Shift, Part 2 of 3)

  06/17/11 06:02, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: bebop, cover bands, fiction, front man, john coltrane, paul bourgeois, root note, the blue monsters, thelonious monk
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Max plugged his mic into his Yamaha JX 15 guitar amp. He shifted between harp and vocals with a cheap Behringer distortion pedal. It wasn’t great but it was all he could afford, and if he pulled back on the bass… more »

Raindrops

  05/30/11 16:11, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: composition, fiction, glenn gould, music, ornette coleman, paul bourgeois, pianist, piano, raindrops, savant, schostakovich, time signatures
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois He couldn’t sleep. The rain pounded on the windows, a low irregular drumbeat. He began to hear his own breathing and the click-chink of the radiator. There was no pattern, but his mind couldn’t let them… more »

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