in the rehearsal room

in the corner of the room she's set up a kind of mobile stage with a keyboard and a microphone song passages on a music stand the foot pedal below waiting for a touch the black-vinyl chair is almost ready to sing now and all that's needed is ... no there it is now just … Continue reading in the rehearsal room

ka-zoo-da-loo song

darling bought me a kazoo rooty-tooty-too I played it this morning I can play it just as well in my sleep reep-ti-teep-ti-teep music isn’t lonely work it’s meant to share and I do I’m playing up a storm tonight come on you can too too-tootle-oo me and you and two goo-goo-ga-zoo me and you and … Continue reading ka-zoo-da-loo song

a west side story – Wagga in the park

I feel pretty oh so pretty … the Army is out Sergeant Major is a one-man baton charge backed by brass by wind and by reed Maria is in love and the Army plays sharps not a gang but close the Air Force can play the Jets tonight tonight … I think I can hear … Continue reading a west side story – Wagga in the park

a touch from a dancer

the music is the ponderous jaunty slow-time of a carnival organ a pair of bears upright dance in a small arena of children parents two shuffled paces then each raises a hind-leg leans forward touches paws with the other cheek-to-cheek and mouths open turn their faces to the audience half-skirt and flower hat yellow baggy … Continue reading a touch from a dancer