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September Concert

September 14, 2007
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September Concert

I remember exactly where I was on 9/11 six years ago – I was on my way to a gig when the first airplane hit the towers. We could see the smoke all the way to my house. In 2002 on the first anniversary of 9/11 the ‘September Concert’ was first organized. Basically on...
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Confess/Confuse

September 10, 2007
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Confess/Confuse

Today I was back in the New York City subway, after a whole month of being away. Boy, did I miss it! I just got back from a tour with the show Confess/Confuse. It’s an opera constructed of four micro-music theater works. Each section tells a different story. There is an extensive musical saw...
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Potential Terrorist…

August 12, 2007
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Potential Terrorist…

As I took the subway train this morning, heading to my permitted spot at Times Square, a gentleman sitting across from me recognized me and moved to sit next to me. He told me he had seen me play in the subway many times at Times Square and he was excited to know that...
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You Got to Squeeze That Coal

August 6, 2007
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You Got to Squeeze That Coal

Juan Castillo was playing at the Times Square Music Under New York spot when I got there. He told me it was very slow today. Bow & Chill, the two brothers who sing on the trains, came to say ‘hi’ and they, too, said it was very slow today. Now for them that is...
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A Guy in Need of a Prayer

July 22, 2007
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A Guy in Need of a Prayer

A homeless lady in a red shirt took the elevator from the train platform to the mezzanine of the Times Square subway station. She told me that she will starve tonight. She passed the morning sitting on the platform with a sign hanging from her neck, hoping for donations, but, she told me that...
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The X-Pick-Pocket-Girl and the Homeless Man

July 18, 2007
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The X-Pick-Pocket-Girl and the Homeless Man

My amp battery died… so today I had to use the old ‘Mouse’ amplifier which has a muffled sound… When I got to the Music Under New York spot at Times Square an Andean group was playing there. The pan flute player from the group gave me the info of a good place in...
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Kalimba a Terrorist Threat?

July 6, 2007
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Kalimba a Terrorist Threat?

I got to the Music Under New York spot at the Times Square subway station at about 11:30AM, and found 2 Andean musicians playing there. I also found a film crew waiting for me! Monique, a sensitive, intelligent young lady studying film at the Barnard school came to film a short documentary about me....
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Life in the New York City subway is very transient

June 27, 2007
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Life in the New York City subway is very transient

This morning I walked to the subway station, lugged my gear up two stair cases, and took the train to Times Square. Fortunately the elevator was working at the Times Square subway station. It was very hot (89 degrees outside). As I came out of the elevator at 11:30AM I heard no music. The...
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My heart is still in your pocket

June 20, 2007
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My heart is still in your pocket

Don Witter, the guitar player, was playing at the ‘Music Under New York‘ spot when I got there. It was raining outside, and usually it would also rain INSIDE at this station, but today there was only one little puddle inside, and Don said it actually didn’t rain by the spot today. Could it...
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‘The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs’

June 15, 2007
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‘The Seven Wonders of Sassafras Springs’

When I got to the ‘Music Under New York’ spot at Times Square Juan Castillo was playing the mandolin there. He is a very dedicated and gifted musician who plays classical music as well as popular tunes on the mandolin. As I waited for him to finish I noticed Lydia from ‘Arts For Transit’...
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