Category Archives: Music Poetry History

By Diverse Tastes Amazon Verified Purchase I am a music lover. I don’t stick with one genre – I love Cubanismo, Bjork, Couperin, U-2. I was never formally trained to play an instrument but I picked up a child’s accordion about … Continue reading

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Mark O’Connor

I had the honor of meeting Mark O’Connor backstage last night at a benefit concert for the Santa Fe Youth Symphony. He is our country’s greatest fiddler, a multi–Grammy winning violinist/composer/educator. The first half of the performance was flawlessly improvised. … Continue reading

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Why Publish?

I had written the collection of poetry about music, The Music Is Written, in 2003 and never thought about publishing it. It had just been for my on enrichment and reflection. All the poems sat in a folder untouched, but followed me … Continue reading

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Music Poetry’s Beginnings

My former violin teacher, Willy Sucre, had been in a terrible car accident. He didn’t know if he would ever be able to play his instrument again. He began to heal but also had to learn how to sit and hold … Continue reading

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Hard Rock – Pinktober Fest & My Cancer Story

Went to the Hard Rock Café today and was fortunate enough to sit between Eric Clapton’s and Chuck Berry’s guitars. I was surprised to see that Clapton’s guitar was yellow with sparkles and a sweet looking tiger. I was given … Continue reading

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