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MAXINE GORDON. role model and utter inspiration

Maxine Gordon is a huge supporter and advocate of new artists, not only sometimes advising on the business side of things but regularly going to gigs not only in New York, but also across the country.

GOODREADS recommend really good reads

I have come to trust that whatever Goodreads recommend is, invariably, a good read
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LISTENING TO A BEAT POET

Ginsberg recognized Dylan as his artistic heir
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POET & PROPHET? HEARD IT ALL BEFORE?

‘Sing in me, oh Muse, and through me tell the story’.”
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PARA LARA :

Por supuesto, lo que hace que una Musa sea tan deseable es su propia insaltabilidad.
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PARA LARA: a song to a Muse

´By representing the Muse’s presence in painting, writing, dancing, sculpting, or drawing, we can begin to reunite with the piece of us the muse represents´.
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IN GOOD COMPANY CROSSING STATE LINES

ever since my primary school my preferred method of learning has been listening to music. I lived only five miles from Bury but at the time I learned that the clay in Georgia USA is bright red, long before I learned that the my home town´s puddings were black !
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ANY FRIEND OF JAZZ IS A BUDDY OF MINE

With no formal training, Charles Buddy Bolden created a unique improvising style with his horn. Essentially, he paved the way for jazz by arranging rural blues, spirituals and ragtime music for brass instruments.

Day 5 concluding our inaugural annual Sidetracks And Detours not literally a JoinedUpReadingAndWriting Literary Festival: GUILTY, OR NOT GUILTY?

´If we are not sometimes baffled and amazed and undone by the world around us, rendered speechless and stunned, perhaps we are not paying close enough attention.´

day 2 of 5 of Sidetracks & Detours inaugural annual not literally JoinedUpReadingAndWriting Festival STAY WRITE WHERE YOU ARE

I am confident that these innovative and imaginative works will inspire creativity and hope