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I Quit Music

  03/14/11 03:06, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: guitar, harmonica, key signatures, music theory, musician, oscar peterson, paul bourgeoisr
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois I’m not talking about the eight year old who says, “I don’t want to do scales and arpeggios anymore, Dad. I don’t get them.” And Dad shrugs, because he doesn’t get them either and… more »

A Brilliant and Beautiful Finnish Musician, Juice Leskinen

  01/31/11 01:25, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: fifteenth night, finnish, folk music, juice leskinen, musician, paul bourgeois, pig
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Ok. Maybe I am stretching the truth when I say “beautiful.” I am an English person living in Finland and playing the blues. The language and the music is radically different from anything I had previously… more »

The Key to Happiness

  01/16/11 10:57, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: dan grigor, famous, happiness, jorma kaukonen, musician, nice, paul bourgeois, play, thomas dolby
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois I’m in a really cynical mood right now. Some fool once said “If you try your best you will become really famous and then you will be happy.” If I was the one who said it, I was an idiot at the time.… more »

Harmonica and Everything Else Made Easier

  01/10/11 00:04, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: guitar, harmonica, key signatures, music theory, musician, oscar peterson, paul bourgeois, piano, player, trumpet, writer
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois I’ve written a few articles on the importance of theory since I have come to BareFoot MusicNews, some really tongue-in-cheek, and I have learned a lot.  And I hope I have improved as a player through the… more »

Is the Harmonica Player Really a Musician? - Part 1

  06/14/10 00:27, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: bar fight, blues, harmonica, jazz, keys, music theory, musician, rhythm, schecter diamond series, the blue monsters
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Dan Grigor said he loved these articles because they were “a wonderful look into the mind of the working musician.” I don’t know about that, but it warms my wretched heart. I’m a singer and a harmonica… more »
 

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