Gunboat Diplomats latest: Paean to summertime pop

With Gunboat Diplomats, you never know what to expect. These musicians recording as a group, who perform in a variety of venues and bands, including solo acts, most definitely embrace variety. The last song, “Original Sin”, was described as “a bastardized bossa nova.” I liked that song, bastardization or not. The latest from GD is a sharp turn compared to past recordings, however.  Continue reading “Gunboat Diplomats latest: Paean to summertime pop”

America’s poet does it again: Mindblown2 variety show announced

Odd Rod Mindblown2
Florida poet Odd Rod Borisade has announced Mindblown 2.

Odd Rod Borisade deserves the moniker ‘America’s Poet’ for many reasons. An astounding talent for presenting well-crafted poetry in spoken word has landed Rod on stages across the United States. Borisade also has a talent for putting a great event together. After last year’s success with ‘Mindblown’, Borisade is again bringing a variety-style show to Jacksonville.

Borisade’s lineup for Mindblown2 includes poetry, musical renderings in soul-pop-rock, and magic.   Continue reading “America’s poet does it again: Mindblown2 variety show announced”

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Jayne Jaudon Ferrer at an event with Mayhem Poets.
Jayne Jaudon Ferrer at an event with Mayhem Poets.

Jayne Jaudon Ferrer is a writer of many talents—best selling poet, novelist, and webmaster at the popular Your Daily Poem website.  YDP can help your day get off to a great start, for free.  Continue reading “Start each day with a YDP poem in your email—for free!”