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Wednesday
Jun202012

THE BITING FISH BRASS BAND

 

Photo by Nisha Sondhe

A high-energy, contagiously exuberant five piece New Orleans-style brass band, the BITING FISH is Howard Fishman’s tribute to the Big Easy, his former home.

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Wednesday
Jun202012

NO FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

  

(Photo by Michael Benanav)

NO FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS is a multimedia song cycle centered around Howard Fishman's true-life adventures in rural Romania with his childhood friend (and New York Times travel journalist/photographer) Michael Benanav

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Tuesday
Mar062012

"A STAR HAS BURNT MY EYE:" The Strange Case of Connie Converse

The life and music of the obscure, fascinating American  singer, guitarist and composer Connie Converse (1924-?)

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Thursday
Oct132011

MOON COUNTRY: THE MUSIC OF HOAGY CARMICHAEL

A meeting of kindred musical spirits, MOON COUNTRY is Howard Fishman's take on the music of the late, great singer-songwriter Hoagy Carmichael.

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Tuesday
Jan042011

“we are destroyed”

Reflections on The Donner Party Tragedy of 1846

 

 

An original oratorio by Howard Fishman

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Wednesday
Nov102010

THE FROZEN NORTH

An original score, performed live, to accompany BUSTER KEATON'S 1922 silent film THE FRZOEN NORTH.

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Monday
Nov012010

THE HOWARD FISHMAN QUARTET

The format that landed Fishman in New York City’s Algonquin Oak Room for an extended residency and went on to take Paris by storm, HFQ plays pre-war jazz, blues and standards

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Monday
Sep132010

THE "BASEMENT TAPES" PROJECT

Using Greil Marcus’ book THE OLD, WEIRD AMERICA as a touchstone, THE BASEMENT TAPES PROJECT explores the mysterious underground recordings made by Bob Dylan and The Band in 1967

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Tuesday
Feb092010

MONKEY FARM

MONKEY FARM is a pseudonym Howard sometimes uses

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