Sunday, September 28, 2014

COFFEE HOUSE MORNING STARTS A ROOTS TRADITION

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The first CBBlues "Open-Mic" Coffee House Morning was launched on Sunday, September 27th.

International author Ray Wilcox was the host and read for us some of his introspective poems. Local blues performer Tom Poole keep the music open jam moving along.

Ann Martin was there with her delicious cupcakes and Tash Lewis had her books and cards. Wilf Brown was selling some vintage music records, picture discs, 45's and other fun things. 

There was a positive turn out of community performers and guests.


Moraira resident, Mike Lawson brought out his keyboards and blasted into some blues boogie woogie that got us up doing a morning jive and dance, which proved to be a great exercise. His lovely wife - Sue, charmed us with her classy blues songs and voice. 

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Carol Lynn, an American now living in the area, brought along a large selection of blues harmonicas and had some fun jamming with Tom and Mike. 

I even got on the microphone and told two tales - one my personal experience with blues legend Buddy Guy and another about a mad adventure to a cave party in Granada full of singing and dancing gypsies. 

All in all - we had a lot of fun with our sharing and everyone could feel the roots community building as handshakes, hugs, emails and telephone numbers were exchanged at the end. 

Then we stayed for some paella at Bar Mediterraneo, which serves up the best plates of paella on the Costa Blanca - hands down!!

NEXT COFFEE HOUSE "OPEN-MIC" MORNING * OCTOBER 25, 2014 * 11:00 H