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I have one favorite scene in the film VINCENT AND THEO, the late Robert Altman’s highly acclaimed masterwork on the life of Dutch painter Vincent Van Gogh. It is a short brutal scene in the first half of the movie when Van Gogh’s model and mistress is leaving him: she slaps him witless, and then kisses him hard on the mouth before storming out of the apartment. That double action of pained frustration and loving adoration seems a sad…
Added by Author-Poet Aberjhani on July 24, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments
It’s a special event when a singer of Carmen Lundy’s vocal prowess and dramatic gifts releases a CD boldly entitled “Jazz and the New Songbook,” then successfully substantiates that title with a solid two-disc set recorded live. It’s even more wonderful when that same singer follows such a grand performance with COME HOME, a winning collection of twelve songs that further demonstrate Lundy’s artistic finesse and very impressive musical…