Category Archives: Music

POEM: Charles Mingus Running Laps

Charles Mingus Running Laps The new old Mingus was recorded seven months before my own debut; thirty-plus years before I made it to Detroit, where Charles and Roy and Joe and John and Don were still figuring out the steps, … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Eric Ian Farmer & Jason Crane Play “Griot”

“Griot” by Eric Ian Farmer Live at Barrel 21 Distillery, State College PA, 7 November 2018

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VIDEO: Eric, Desiree and Jason at Full Circle Center

Last night I joined Eric Ian Farmer (guitar, vocals) and Desiree Dennis (guitar, vocals, shaker, djembe) for a show at the Full Circle Center in Mill Hall, PA. It’s a magical space dedicated to healing and mindfulness, and the acoustics … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Ady, Eric and Jason at Chumley’s

I recently had the pleasure of performing with Ady Martinez (cuatro, vocals, shakers) and Eric Ian Farmer (guitar, cajon, vocals) at Chumley’s in State College, PA. Here are both sets. These were originally on Instagram Live, thus the vertical video. … Continue reading

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POEM: the bodhisattva of Prospect Ave (all praise to Jah)

the bodhisattva of Hamilton Ave (all praise to Jah)* briskly walking (trying to get back in some sort of shape) I spotted the bodhisattva beneath a bush the moss covering him like a robe the leaves surrounding him like an … Continue reading

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POEM: on listening to Anonymous Choir sing “Only Love Can Break Your Heart”

Anonymous Choir Sings Neil Young's After The Gold Rush by Anonymous Choir on listening to Anonymous Choir sing “Only Love Can Break Your Heart” I turned the light back on so I could get this down so I could tell … Continue reading

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