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A blog for Joe Henry fans


vrijdag 17 april 2015

JH to present at 'The Muse and The Marketplace 2015'

Joe Henry will lead a discussion during this year's Muse and The Marketplace' conference.

The Muse and the Marketplace is a three-day literary conference designed to give aspiring writers a better understanding about the craft of writing fiction and non-fiction, to prepare them for the changing world of publishing and promotion, and to create opportunities for meaningful networking.(source)

The Event takes place 1st-3rd May at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel.


'The Musicality of Words'  is a discusion lead by Joe Henry, how the tonality of the word is the mother of thought: its mysterious and instinctive guide.

It is scheduled on May 2nd from 10:30am -11:45 am.

This lecture has a limited capacity of 50 seats, so make sure to sign up

woensdag 8 april 2015

The Fretboard Summit

Fretboard Journal celebrates 10 years of publishing.

And with a celebration, off course, will also come a party, called 'The Fretboard Summit'.

Joe Henry is one of the performers. 

Our list of performers is growing every week. So far, we have Bill Frisell, Chris Eldridge & Julian Lage, Matt Munsteri, Joe Henry, Blake Mills and other FJ favorites attending. Speakers include Bill Collings, Richard Hoover, Dick Boak (Martin), Mark Stutman of Folkway Music, Richard Johnston (Gryphon), Jim Baggett (Mass Street Music) and many fretted instrument builders, authorities and historians.

This event will take place from 6-8 November 2015 at the Costanoa Resort in the Bay Area In California.

It will be limited to a few 100 guests, and tickets go on sale April 14, 2015.
 

Review

downbeat magazine

Playing acoustic guitar and presenting mostly his own compositions, Joe Henry found an ideal partner in Bill Frisell, whose electric guitar work added harmonies and subtle sonic colors. The notable reportorial exception was a version of “One For My Baby (“And One More For The Road)” that was more reminiscent of Tom Waits than Frank Sinatra.

Watch an 'all star' performance of 'Sitting on top of the world'.








A wonderful version of 'Eyes out for you', together with Bill Frisell.



Listen to a podcast where Joe talks with David Crosby about the 'art of recordmaking'.