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Islam

September 24, 2017 admin 0

Miscellany; Islam, Jews, and the West; Sharia; Mecca and Ishmael; Mosque. Oriana Fallaci: “in almost every Moslem country the percentage of illiteracy surpasses sixty percent.” […]

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Guitar Yoga

July 1, 2015 admin 0

 The Tao and The Cadence In the Preface to Tao and Trinity, Scott Austin writes: “The current pressing international situation…demands that Western philosophers and Chinese […]

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Stations of the Axe

June 17, 2015 admin 0

Opening Medley; Prologue: Cutting Heads; Peter Green’s Charitable Christ; Carlos Santana’s Rainbow Warrior; John Lennon’s Latin Lord; Eric Clapton’s Pieta; Roy Buchanan’s Blues Messiah; Epilogue: […]

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new sectarianism

May 27, 2015 admin 0

Graham Good describes the categories of identity studies: “Each individual belongs to three [categories]: white or nonwhite, male or female, heterosexual or homosexual.  The first […]

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The Musical Exorcist

May 26, 2015 admin 0

Leonard Cohen, in his song Hallelujah, refers to “a secret chord that David played, and it pleased the Lord…the minor fall, the major lift.”  Singer […]

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Musical Meditations

May 26, 2014 admin 0

Musical Meditations Spiritual Exercises: Contemplation and Meditation In the Introduction to his Spiritual Exercises Ignatius of Loyola states that, “just as taking a walk, traveling […]

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Multiculturalism: the Musical

August 19, 2013 admin 0

Multiculturalism: the Musical advocates a complementarian view of human cultures, as distinct from an egalitarian view.  Diverse musical cutlures can be seen to complement one […]

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Beethoven Rolls Over

April 22, 2013 admin 0

Beethoven Rolls Over: A One-Man Musical by Colin Godbout Calgary Fringe Festival, August 2-11, 7-8 p.m. at Jacqueline Suzanne’s Bistro, 1219 9th Ave.  Review  Monday, […]

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Diabolus in Musica

December 4, 2012 admin 0

Diabolus in Modern Classical, Modern Jazz, Blues, Heavy Metal, and Hip Hop Music The Sound of Evil; The Blues Roots of Heavy Metal; Four Eras […]

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The 27 Club

August 24, 2012 admin 0

The 27 Club, also occasionally known as the Forever 27 Club, Club 27 or the Curse of 27, is the concept that many popular musicians […]

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Canuck Quixote

July 23, 2012 admin 0

Regina Fringe Festival, Artesian Hall, 7/10, 5:15; 7/11, 7:30; 7/12, 9:15; 7/13, 12:00; 7/14, 2:45. Winnipeg Fringe Festival, Duke of Kent Legion, Wed July 17-Sat […]

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Romantic Muse

February 13, 2012 admin 0

Werckmeister’s Harmonies   Christensen notes that “the simple triadic theories of Lippius and his followers could not account for the increased complexity of dissonance treatment […]

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Global Guitar

February 5, 2012 admin 0

A New World Music; Introduction; Sartre’s Dialectic; Symphonic Form; Global Guitar Theory; Global Guitar Practice; Global Guitar Justification; Global Guitar Elements; Global Guitar Motivation; Musical […]

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The Last Gig of J.C.

December 29, 2011 admin 0

Prologue; Coltrane as Musical Prophet; Excerpts from The Last Gig of J.C.; Coltrane’s Ecclesial Welcome; The Coltranean Key: An Aversion to the Major (Church?) and Affinity for the Minor […]

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Racial Harmony

December 15, 2011 admin 0

I regard this this theme and material as a penultimate stage towards defining my Global Guitar genre, which I invite the curious reader to explore. Divinity, […]

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Baroque Muse

December 6, 2011 admin 0

Nicholas of Cusa (1400-1464) was a late Medieval/early Renaissance German cardinal, best known as a philosopher.  Today he is probably best known because of Umberto […]

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2 to Django

December 5, 2011 admin 0

Guitarist Joe Pass said, “To me, there have been only three real innovators on the guitar— Wes Montgomery, Charlie Christian, and Django Reinhardt.“ Barney Kessel on Django: […]

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Crossroad Blues

December 4, 2011 admin 0

Good News for Blue Devils; Blues Harmonica; Gospel Blues; Breau’s Bluesy Deity; Coltrane’s Bluesy Psalm; Saint-Martin’s Principles; Brentano’s Flat Seventh as Jesus; Tonicization; The Blues Effect; Eric Clapton and Peter Green; Good Vibrations; Qualifications Concerning Tensional […]

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Global Psalms

December 2, 2011 admin 0

I regard this this theme and material as a penultimate stage towards defining my Global Guitar genre, which I invite the curious reader to explore. Prologue Divinity, […]

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The Greatest Guitarist in the World

December 2, 2011 admin 0

Sundry Comments and Two Notes; Gratitude, Press Release, and Reviews; Coda and Acknowledgements to the Source of True Greatness; Six, Seven, and Silly or Sublime Thoughts; Great (and Good) […]

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The Last Gig of Lenny Breau

April 7, 2011 admin 0

Preface: In Search of The Lost Chord; Three D’s in Music: Deus, Dominus, et Diabolus in Musica. Breau’s Polychordal Deity: To B or Not…to BOP; Is […]

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TransCanada ’69

June 2, 2010 admin 0

Want to travel blind with Suzanne like a bird on a wire, seek a heart of gold and the idea of north, get back to […]

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Route 66

June 2, 2010 admin 0

Get your kicks on Colin Godbout’s Route 66: a Musical Quest for the American Dream.  It is a musical road trip along a historic highway […]