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“Daniel”- D. Johnston tribute

Artiste : Antoine Fraval Soundrack : Daniel johnston – the story of an artist Studio courtesy : pamelamoulton.com Production : www.espritvoyageur.net Based on the song from “The Story of An Artist” from Daniel Johnston, Antoine Fraval, a French performer and myself decided to mix, in a very simple way,  the prolific world of this iconoclast artist with his peers, and make …

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“Diamond Joe” – Chris Westoff & Mad River Theatre

Chris Westoff is an accomplished artist : Musician, actor, and the director of the Mad river theatre in Ohio, with Mr Bob Lucas. In this stollen little video, Chris performs “Diamond Joe”, based on the recording of John A. Lomax of Charlie Butler in Parchman, Mississippi, 8 March 1937. Recorded in Boston, February 2014 2014 : Mad river Theatre play …

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The Ducs : Abdoulaye, the last Senegalese Riflemen of WW1

The last Senegalese Riflemen passed away at 2014 in his african village of Thiowor; the day before he was supposed to be honored by the french government for his contribution to WWI. The ducs pay him an hommage on this song that retraces the conditions of the Franco-African armed forces during WWI, “the war of the whites”. More than  600,000 soldiers were …

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Old Time Music, Sweet Chariot Music and Art Festival

In this short clip, meet the most incredible Andy Woolf leading on Fiddle, The Young virtuoso Sam Amidon, The Pirate Bob Lucas on Banjo, Story Teller Frederick Park after he dropped his wash board lead a dance with Georgia Rose Armstrong Park, Chloe Manor and Susannah Armstrong Park, Reuel Parker on mandoline, Nick Appolonio on guitar along with Will brown, Beth Molaro clogging, Dean Stevens on the guitar, and …

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Moira Smiley & Voco

  Voco 2011 (from Left to right : Pilar Díaz, Moira Smiley & April Guthrie) Moira smiley & VOCO is a visionary blend of voices – redefining harmony singing with the power & physicality of folksong, the avant-garde fearlessness of Béla Bartók and the delicious, vaudevillian accompaniment of cello, banjo, accordion and body percussion. Moira Smiley leads an ensemble of …

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Kiss on a Frog !

Influenced by groups such as Blowzabella, Djal, Nigel EATON, Chicago Transit Authority, Patrick BOUFFARD, Red Dog Green Dog… This ensemble of musician performed a tune composed by Jessica Hardy, the flutist and gifted composer in the clip. The Hurdy Gurdy, “Vielle” in french has always been an instrument that I admired and loved. And, from the same day : Musicians : …

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The White Ballad, legends and interactive Artwalk in Pontlevoy, France

At twilight, in Pontlevoy’s magical Abbey gardens, over 300 spectators gathered to participate in this artistic procession. A promenade into the past tracing legends,  deambulation through the ancient streets of the village where the spirits of old ghosts were floating amongst the actors, musicians, and dancers for one night, and one night only… The soundtrack I used for this video …

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The Ducs !

Imaginez un mélange d’envolées lyriques à la pointe de Bobby, des mélodies entre Brel et la Mano, une poésie à fleur de peau qui se rapproche des textes du grand Aristide, des Ogres de Barbacks, un air de famille pour sur, des hurlements à la Léo, des qui nous viennent tout droit de Chatelerault, une bande de meilleurs copains qui …

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Pericardium – Ella and Edo

Meet Ella and Edo in the grounds of the abbaye of Pontlevoy. After a collaboration to create a dance Dreamscene that we shot in the gardens of the abbey of Pontlevoy.

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The Burning Desire String Band

The Burning Desire String Band is composed of musicians Marc Mueler, Bob Lucas, Frederic Park and Bob Willoughby. A quartet of musicians collecting old time songs, from blues to traditional folkloric music, they can, and will play it all. This little Cession was recorded live in Pontlevoy.