New #Jazzpiano & #Poetry mix: “The Dog from Tula” with Uli Lenz

“The dog is the story, and Tula is the place…” The latest mix of jazz piano & poetry with original piano composition composed and performed by Uli Lenz. It’s a live recording from Uli’s latest solo album “Dance Manana”, recorded and available from HGBS Studios. The poem is a collaboration with Native American writer/poet Red […]

After 10 Years in the Works: The Agony of Joy by Red Haircrow

From the press release:  “Taking almost ten years to complete, The Agony of Joy, incorporates many of the author’s experiences and observations as a survivor of sexual abuse and violence. But far from being the central theme, although psychological and behavioral after-effects continue for many, the novel focuses on the courage it takes, often in […]

One of my Influences: Yevgeny Yevtushenko & his poem “Party Card”

It’s one of the few physical books I carry with me when/wherever I travel, whether I have just a rucksack with my stuff in it or a suitcase: a book of selected poems by Yevgeny Yevtushenko. From famous poets & poems website, the author bio: “Born in Siberia near Lake Baikal in 1933, Yevtushenko is […]