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John Evans: An Evening with "The Beat Generation" and The Sunnie Paxson Quartet

  08/14/15 23:39, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Artist Interview, Dan Grigor, Review , Tags: Beat, Ginsberg, Kerouac, WordJazz, doug webb, jazz, john evans, kulaks woodshed, sunnie paxson
With that being said, I had an amazing experience the other day. We went to see our friend Sunnie Paxson play music for a live performance of The Beat Generation a wonderful, live, almost docudrama-quality show that looks back on the beginnings of Beat and how jazz played such a part in the growth and proliferation of, arguably, some of the best poetry of the day. A real feel for the vibe, daddy-o more »

Lies Are More Honest than Truth

  05/23/11 01:03, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, beatles, blues, fiction, jazz, julian lennon, kathmandu, lies, lucy in the sky with diamonds, media, music, news, paul bourgeois, stories, trumpet, truth
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois It sounds weird, doesn’t it? But it is easier to tell the truth about stuff if you are making it up. Otherwise you have to contend with permission forms and people saying “I don’t want my story… more »

A Trumpet Player in Kathmandu (The Runner, Part 4 of 4)

  05/16/11 06:37, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: ashram, charlie parker, coltrane, fiction, jazz, kathmandu, miles davis, music, paul bourgeois, trumpet
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois India gained independence in 1947, a triumph of passive resistance, the same year Pete Seeger published “We Shall Overcome.” And in 1989, when I was in the Banwasi Seva Ashram, “We Shall… more »

A Trumpet Player in Kathmandu (Kathmandu Jam, Part 3 of 4)

  05/09/11 03:48, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: charlie parker, coltrane, fiction, jazz, kathmandu, miles davis, music, paul bourgeois, trumpet
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois (In the previous episode the main character had searched for Joe Townsend, the mysterious trumpet player in Kathmandu, but in the end it is Joe who finds him.) I looked at the old man, Joe Townsend, standing between… more »

A Trumpet Player in Kathmandu (Hide and Seek, Part 2 of 4)

  05/02/11 03:25, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: charlie parker, coltrane, fiction, jazz, kathmandu, miles davis, music, paul bourgeois, trumpet
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois (In the previous episode the main character had passed out drunk in a jazz club in Nepal and then had been sent home by the mysterious trumpet player.) I woke with my head pounding, the vague memory of the trumpet… more »

A Trumpet Player in Kathmandu (Part 1 of 4)

  04/25/11 01:09, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: charlie parker, coltrane, fiction, jazz, kathmandu, miles davis, music, paul bourgeois
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Kathmandu lies in a valley in the Himalayas. From the city, you can see Everest and K2 in the distance, the Monkey Temple in the foothills. But I had not come for the hiking and had not left the city. I thought I… more »

Lloyd Gregory, an Introspective

  02/14/11 00:11, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois, Featured Artist , Tags: barefootmusicnews, dan grigor, fusion, jazz, joe thomas, lloyd gregory, maxine reid, paul bourgeois, pharoah sanders, robert stewart, stanley clarke
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois The heart beats and the lungs breathe and music exists outside in some place you cannot touch. It has to do with the fabric of the universe, the very essence of everything. And in my mystical travels I wanted to… more »
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