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A collection of text recitations with improvised flute and bass accompaniment.
John Voigt, Bass, spoken word.
Occasional performances with Steve Dalachinsky (Downtown-NYC), Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Keith Jarrett, Bill T. Jones, Ted Jones, Allen Ginsberg, Jan Kerouac, Tuli Kupferberg (Fuggs), David Meltzer (Kabbalistic Beat poetry), Jemeel Moondoc, Thurston Moore (Sonic Youth), and in Broadway musicals.
Taught at Massachusetts College of Art. Librarian/Archivist for Berklee College. Member Board of Overseers for the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers University.
Prose published by Black American Literature Forum, International
Society Of Bassists, Macmillan, MIT Press, Oxford University, Scarecrow Press, C. Scribner's Sons. Prose-poetry published by SUNY Buffalo, Olympia Press. Currently editor of Qi Encyclopedia.

Deep Tones For Peace


released January 10, 2016

Matt Samolis, flute:



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Track Name: Techniques for Writing and Life
1. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy
2. Submissive to everything, open, listening
3. Try never get drunk outside yr own house
4. Be in love with yr life
5. Something that you feel will find its own form
6. Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind
7. Blow as deep as you want to blow
8. Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind
9. The unspeakable visions of the individual
10. No time for poetry but exactly what is
11. Visionary tics shivering in the chest
12. In tranced fixation dreaming upon object before you
13. Remove literary, grammatical and syntactical inhibition
14. Like Proust be an old teahead of time

15. Telling the true story of the world in interior monolog
16. The jewel center of interest is the eye within the eye
17. Write in recollection and amazement for yourself
18. Work from pithy middle eye out, swimming in language sea
19. Accept loss forever
20. Believe in the holy contour of life
21. Struggle to sketch the flow that already exists intact in mind
22. Dont think of words when you stop but to see picture better
23. Keep track of every day the date emblazoned in yr morning
24. No fear or shame in the dignity of yr experience, language & knowledge
25. Write for the world to read and see yr exact pictures of it
26. Bookmovie is the movie in words, the visual American form
27. In praise of Character in the Bleak inhuman Loneliness
28. Composing wild, undisciplined, pure, coming in from under, crazier the better
29. You're a Genius all the time
30. Writer-Director of Earthly movies Sponsored & Angeled in Heaven