That great resource,  the LOUISIANA 

MUSIC FACTORY in New Orleans, now stocks all three albums of mine from 2020-2021--WOMEN and MUSIC  (Meld #1) and COMPASSION, Poems and Drums and The Time We Have (Meld #1)  Each comes with a 12-page Booklet of Lyrics and Images. You can also buy them online from the LMF--louisianamusicfactory.com.

 

You can also listen and--if you like--

download and buy on BANDCAMP. 

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   WOMEN and MUSIC (Meld #2)
Booklet--Lyrics and Images

That great resource,  the LOUISIANA 

MUSIC FACTORY in New Orleans, now stocks all three albums of mine from 2020-2021--WOMEN and MUSIC  (Meld #1) and COMPASSION, Poems and Drums and The Time We Have (Meld #1)  Each comes with a 12-page Booklet of Lyrics and Images. You can also buy them online from the LMF--louisianamusicfactory.com.

 

You can also listen and--if you like--

download and buy on BANDCAMP. 

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Detail from painting by Edgar Brierre. Detail from avocado leaf.

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Morikeba Kouyaté, Kidd Jordan, and me in stills from videography by Aristide Phillps on
July 24, 2014, Marigny Recording Studio, New Orleans.

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Paulita Maxwell, for sure.

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Billy Bonney
(Billy the Kid), perhaps.

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Laura on our Buick, Matadero Creek bridge
by Chuck's-and-Janet's house among the
Redwoods, Palo Alto, 1973. Photo by Hunt Hawkins.

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Charles Neville.

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A scene supposed of 19th-century Samana.

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Hortencia, Carnaval.

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Reno circa 1956.

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Jackie Wilson, Dancers, Shindig.

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Rick G. Nelson, Roger Lewis, DP with Cisco Bradley's biography of William Parker,, Herlin Riley
and Kirk Joseph at Marigny Recording Studio, August 2021, after Herlin led us to finding a new language. Photo by Maryse Philippe Déjean.

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Hamid, Kidd, DP, Alex (a GALLOP Quartet) in our session for Melissa Gregory Rue's
"Live Out Loud" feature documentary, June 2018. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.

 

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Melissa Gregory Rue.
 

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The GALLOP Trio at SPACE Theater, Ukiah, CA in a benefit
co-sponsored by Frey Vineyards. The 'Still Light' poem is about one of three homeless film-makers profiled in Melissa's "Live 
Out Loud."

 

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with Dhyani Dharma, San Franciso's Mission District, 2004,
recording the album Poems From Flares. Photo by the painter Julig.

 

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with Stanley and O.C. and our house of Structural Concrete Inegrated Panels, (SCIPs),
New Orleans' Upper 9th Ward, under 'Sky of huge billiows and blue', June 2007.

 

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Nick Benoit.
 

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Michael Torregano Jr.
 

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Mario Abney is a drummer, too.
 

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John and Chuck, whose October birthdays inspired the
'Word Come Down ... It Must Be Love' poem in 2012.

 

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Collage of stills from video by Aristide of the sessionwith Kidd and Morikeba
that brought us the album Women Center Earth, Sea, And Sky.

 

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Herlin, Roger and Kirk by the New Orleans Jazz Museum with drawing by writer Larry Blumenfeld of Kidd Jordan. Kidd plays on five tracks and is the
inspiration for a sixth of the 16 that make up tis album.

 

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Trying to get at something--photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee in the session
with Alex, Hamid and Kidd for Melissa's "Live Out Loud."