Archive for April, 2016

Steve launches The Artisan Manifesto !

Posted on: Friday, 29 April 2016
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What do you call real music, played on real instruments (perhaps for real people !! ) With the failure to find a single word mostly it seems we resort to a list: acoustic; blues; folk; roots; world; Cajun; trad jazz; Americana, etc. Somehow instinctively people sense they are bound in someway. Well they are! They are […]

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A Manifesto for Artisan Music !

Posted on: Friday, 29 April 2016
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Artisan Music is a music from the stories and spirit of the exuberant, downtrodden, uprising, unfashionable genius of common folk Artisan music shall be music played on instruments made of wood wire, gut, brass, steel, skin* Artisan Music is a love affair with a moody, temperamental, giving and receiving, changeable magical partner pathetically called ‘an […]

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Listen to the band: Chris ‘the bishop’ Lydon

Posted on: Tuesday, 5 April 2016
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Chris Lydon ‘The Bishop!’ Tuba, piano, cajon and vocals Chris ‘the Bishop’ Lydon is long-time musical compadre of Steve Bonham, somewhere between a musical director and go-between to musical reality for Steve. He is also an amazing, rootsy piano player and a tuba player who boldly takes the instrument to where it ain’t never been […]

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