Posts Tagged ‘music’

Haiku, Sublime

January 3, 2018

“Robbie Basho, a – guitarist who was light years – ahead of his time”

Haiku, Alma Tell Us All Musicians Are Jealous

November 7, 2017

“Alma prefers to – be called the next Alma and – not the next Mozart”

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/the-12-year-old-prodigy-whose-first-language-is-mozart/

Haiku, Anja Harteros

July 4, 2017

“Caring for ailing – loved ones; the bane of many – talented women”

Haiku, The Twilight Of The Arts

May 11, 2017

“Job prospects, even – for the best trained musicians, – have never been worse”

Haiku Duet, Awesome Yet Humble

May 10, 2017

“Ultimate guitar – school; have your coffee with Mark – Knopfler this morning”

“Learn to play guitar – you’ll have at least one friend for – the rest of your life”

Haiku Duet, Musical Geezers

April 25, 2017

“When you retire – become a musician but – not on air guitar”

“Playing music can – enhance brain health, cognition – and hearing function”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-joy-of-learning-to-play-an-instrument-later-in-life-1492999441

Haiku Duet, For The Loser Now Will Be Later To Win

April 15, 2017

http://www.salon.com/2017/04/15/bob-dylans-prophecy-the-kryptonite-we-need-against-trumpism/

“Dylan prophesied – that a loser would win and – Trump got elected”

“Zenith: Keats, Blake, Yeats, – Frost, Rimbaud, Apollinaire, – Eliot, Dylan”

Haiku Duology, Great Duets

April 8, 2017

“In their prime, Joanie – and Bob, being respectful, – him singing on key”

“Props Joan Baez on – making it into the Rock – and Roll Hall of Fame”

It’s time for a setlist; art will overcome tyranny (for all my friends who actually play music: Daniel, Michael, Patresa, Carol, Mary, James, C.W. and anyone I’ve inadvertently omitted)

March 30, 2017

1. City of New Orleans “This train’s got the disappearin’ railroad blues”, 2. Freight Train “No more good times here I’ll crave”, 3. Will The Circle Be Unbroken “Well I told that undertaker, undertaker, please drive slow”, 4. Pack Up Your Sorrows “And nobody knows where you are”, 5. Changes “One last cup of wine we will pour”, 6. Four Strong Winds “Still I wish you’d change your mind If I asked you one more time”, 7. The Last Thing On My Mind “Well I could have loved you better, didn’t mean to be unkind”, 8. Don’t Think Twice, It’s All Right, “You just kind-a wasted my precious time”, 9. You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere “Strap yourself To the tree with roots”, 10. Suzanne “and she let’s the river answer that you’ve always been her lover”, 11. Colours “In the mornin’ when we rise”, 12. Love Minus Zero/No Limit “Valentines can’t buy her”

Haiku, RIP Tony Conrad

March 27, 2017

http://www.nytimes.com/2017/03/24/arts/music/tony-conrad-was-such-a-good-minimalist-he-was-almost-forgotten.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&version=Moth-Visible&moduleDetail=inside-nyt-region-2&module=inside-nyt-region&region=inside-nyt-region&WT.nav=inside-nyt-region

“The relentless drones – blowing wind, transformers and – Tony’s violin”

Haiku, A Conrad Manifesto

“Dissolve hierarchy, – resist authority, if – it ain’t broke, break it”