Music

FIRST TIME

 

“Damn the rules, it’s the feeling that counts.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo of street art taken in Paris in September 2017.


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THE MOVEMENT OF AIR

 

A painter paints pictures on canvas.
But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”

 

~ Leopold Stokowski ~

 

Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in October 2017.


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SALUTATION SONG

 

“This song was written 47 years ago, when I was 19.
Like so many other musicians I can simply say
that since then this has been the story of my life.
Moral of story: Be careful what you write,
it just might come true…”

 

 

Original photo taken in November 1969 by Bruce J. Malachuk in Lynchburg, Virginia.


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BLOWN AWAY

 

“I start in the middle of a sentence
and move both directions at once.”

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

Original photo of street art taken on the Rue du Marche des Blancs Manteaux in Paris in May 2017.


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LE TROUBADOUR

 

Music is the cup which holds the wine of silence.”

 

~ Robert Fripp ~

 

000-le-troubadourDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Bristol, England in 1980.


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PEACE ON EARTH

 

“We live in a world where we have to hide to make love,
while violence is practiced in broad daylight.”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

000-peace-on-earthDigitally enhanced image created from a photo printed from an original negative and taken as Lennon sat in an automobile in front of The Dakota Building sometime in the mid to late 1970’s.


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LE CHANTEUR

 

Little dew-drops of celestial melody.” 

 

~ Thomas Carlyle ~

 

000-le-chanteurDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken by Stefan Udersbach in 2013.


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FAB

 

“One more stage, one more limo,
one more run for your life…”

 

~ John Lennon ~

 

000-fabOriginal scan of an early fan’s autograph book clipping (signed by all four Beatles) of a photo taken on December 15th 1962 and published in Mersey Beat in January 1963. The Beatles are at the Majestic Ballroom in Birkenhead as Bill Harry presents them with The Mersey Beat Poll Winner’s Award. The photo was taken by Graham Spencer, © Bill Harry. From my personal collection.


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JAZZ

 

“You can play a shoestring if you’re sincere.

 

~ John Coltrane ~

 

000 jazzDigitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in Wiesbaden, Germany in 1986.


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ONE NOTE SYMPHONY

 

…no one stops to listen, no one spares a coin…

 

000 one note symphonyDigitally enhanced image created from an original photograph taken in Paris in May 2016.


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