uspol (musical inauguration)
lady gaga belts out national anthem (skipping racist 3rd verse (rarely sang))- pipes!
j-lo sings guthrie's "this land” (as if native american claims on the land were irrelevant (sadly, they were))- pipes!
j-lo speaks some spanish too
2 songs from our systemically racist culture
1 non-english language
(par for the course)
just finished your
seems like an evocative rendering of a place/culture in word/image to me
raised in MI now living in MA, i know very little about "the south" (other than white supremacy, okra, and the b52s (of course, elvis too)) ...
now i know a little bit more
i like it! (thank you)
today, the school of honk was making an audio recording in a park. at a certain point, we got to the ghost busters theme. in the arrangement we play, there is a "spooky part" (contrasting section, more musically distinct than a bridge)- the bass goes to half notes ...
so during this part, 3 fire engines came rushing by in sequence- their sirens blending perfectly into the mix.
it was so good, it was spooky ...
sometimes amazing things happen when playing music with open ears, open mind ...
Gil Scott-Heron explaining what he meant when he said “The revolution will not be televised”
lovely soft imagine
to close out 2020
i wish they would give yoko (at least half) credit for the song (as lennon did)
my favorite version, though, remains the frail 80+ year old voice of yoko herself:
(no accounting for taste)
school of honk
community music school/performance troupe
fundraising for next year
if possible- your help would be most welcome:
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