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North Carolina ’tis strange, passing strange

I just got a short note from director Christopher Burris, who has been teaching and workshopping and producing at a university in North Carolina and I admit I don’t know Greensboro from Winston-Salem other than it is not Asheville or … Continue reading

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A shotgun appears, and 26 years later is fired in Berkeley

In September, 1995 The Negro Problem performed in Palo Alto opening for Cake, and a Black person went around town pulling down our posters because he thought we were KKK, and he called my office and I explained— Stew has … Continue reading

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Sweded two minute take on San Jose’s Joy Dawn Hackett doing bubble version of Esperanza Spalding ‘Ebony and Ivy’

While this was loading I was checking out the original versions: reminds me of early Stew and The Negro Problem which became “Passing Strange” plus Enorchestra Brian Eno “Taking Tiger Mountain” plus Nicole Mitchell / Lisa Harris “Earth Seed” based … Continue reading

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Turn of the Stew

My name’s Stew And I like screw A—- And by **** From on high Or down in front. Uniting Wall Street And Van Brunt Hanging chads or run Jeremy I’m now the long-time kind of guy. On my stake or … Continue reading

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Mark Stewart VS Mark Stewart pka Stew

I just got word from City Winery that they are doing a series of special shows in honor of deceased legends. There is a Pete Seeger show for example, that is curated by Mark Stewart “of the Paul Simon Band”. … Continue reading

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Maybe Matt Jaffe could learn “The Drug Suite” by Stew, for 4/20

   The young singer/songwriter and band leader from Marin, Matt Jaffe is turning 24 on April 20, 4/20, which in some circles and certainly not foreign to Marin especially West Marin,  people smoke dope and get high especially reggae people. … Continue reading

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‘Passing Strange’ w ‘Passing Through’ w Pascal LeBoef,

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=bUsYKfhzy_Y 1) Passing strange is an obsession of mine because it is a Broadway hit created by my former client Stew; 2)  passing through his in Xzibit and immersive 360° video work that draws from 50 years ago on stage … Continue reading

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RNJ is the missing link between ‘Hamilton’ and ‘Passing Strange’

Stew says, indeed NYT Sunday October 7, 2018 AR9 Rebecca Naomi Jones “ sang both female leads in early concerts and demos of Hamilton “ Rob Weinert-Kendt (I saw posters in subways for this production at Saint Anne’s warehouse Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Jericka Duncan w Rebecca Naomi Jones

CBS reporter caught up in the me too Broadway actress caught up in the passing strange but real… “How’s about a special of the sample of the day” Parenthesis this is minute 42 of these Spike Lee mark Stewart joint … Continue reading

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Before there was ‘fake news’ there was Stew, The Negro Problem and ‘Birdcage’

But what does Robert Hilburn know about rock and roll? (And for whatever reason I am hearing Stew all the time last couple of days and even leaving bad renditions of falsetto la-la’s on voice mail of poor innocents…which reminds … Continue reading

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