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A Poem for Faruq – friend, mentor, musician, poet

                Learning to Listen                                            (for Faruq)                         by Marc Beaudin      “Listen to the reed and how it tells a tale, complaining of separation” –from “Mathnawi” by Rumi as interpreted/reimagined by Faruq Z. Bey (1942 – 2012) With dusk … Continue reading

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Liner Notes for "Best of British: A Tribute Concert in Memory of Patrick Flynn

I was recently invited to write a short remembrance of Patrick Flynn, late conductor of the Saginaw Bay Symphony Orchestra, for the liner notes of the CD of their recent concert including music by Coates, Vaughn Williams, Walton, Holst and … Continue reading

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Interview with Dave Asher of The Process

[We’re trying out a new thing at Three-Mile Spiral: an interview conducted through G-mail Chat. It seemed to work out grandly and I was fortunate enough to catch up with Dave Asher of The Process to discuss his band’s work … Continue reading

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