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Why? I Really Mean It. Why?

  10/31/11 03:45, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: article, commentary, dan grigor, music, musical musings, paul bourgeois
It is all about doing our daily functions, breathing, sleeping, creaking, groaning, heart beating, stubbing toes, jamming fingers, drinking tea and slogging through the brain work of theory so we can get to the physical act of forcing all those things up through our bodies and into our instrument. more »

Lord of The Dance (The Runner, Part 3)

  10/03/11 03:51, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, fiction, music, musical musings, paul bourgeois
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois On the fifth of September the voices came to him again. They told him to run away. If having money meant being tied to Mason then Paul would rather be free. All he needed was food and guitar strings, and Kirsti,… more »

Lord of The Dance (Voices, Part 2)

  09/26/11 03:14, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, fiction, music, musical musings, paul bourgeois
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois When Paul Castle’s first album “Voices of Fortune” was released Mason North had anticipated the great success and sent Paul away to a cabin in Northern Finland for a few months to write more. Mason… more »

Lord of The Dance (The Instrument, Part 1)

  09/19/11 03:04, by , Categories: Music News, BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, fiction, guitar, music, musicians, paul bourgeois, rule the world, voices
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois “You are my instrument. You are my tuning fork.” The voice came to him, and he just shook it off when it did. It just made him want to rule the world. It was true though. His life was music. He was… more »

Writer's Block

  09/11/11 01:54, by , Categories: BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: barefootmusicnews, bourgeois, dream, fiction, music, musical musings, writer_s block
Musical Musings with Paul Bourgeois Plink, plink, plonk. “Doe, ray, me, faaaa, damn, damn, damn!” Nothing! He felt discordant, or worse, ordinary. He wanted to scream but he was trapped in a little apartment: walls, wife, children,… more »

The Masters and The List

  09/05/11 16:32, by , Categories: Music News, BFMN Exclusive, Monday Morning Musical Musings, Paul Bourgeois , Tags: davey graham, eric clapton, greatest, guitar, jimmy hendrix, jj cale, johnny winter, joni mitchell, lenny breau, masters, music, musicians, neil young, paul bourgeois, trey anastasio, vernon reid
And you know, it's not about quality. It's not about copying the riffs exactly. It's not about who is better or worse. A person gets to a certain level of playing maybe, they plateau with their own style and means of expression, and they are happy with that, and that's fine. more »

Symphony in E# (The Final Note, Part 4 of 4)

  08/26/11 19:32, by , Categories: Music News, 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 They both looked at Passion Bloom. “Do ya think she knows too much, boss?” Walter thought for a moment. “Oh, dear. Does this make me a super villain? I suppose it does. Yes, Anthony, she does… more »

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