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Future

“St. Transient Hotel”

The lyric of a bygone Times Square
begun in 1979
and captured live at the C-Note

from a new film of performances
coming soon

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PARTY

celebrating

Improvisation
8 improvisation/compositions
on piano, organ and guitar

&

Stories Onstage
a film of live performances
2001-2014

Friday June 30
8 pm til ?

15 4th Street
Apt. 3
Brooklyn
11231
(Carroll Street stop F/G trains)

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In 2015 VILLAGE FOLKSINGER was screened in the NewFilmmakers Series at Anthology Film Archives in New
York, the Center for Progressive Therapies in Manchester, Connecticut, and the Gulf Coast Film & Video Festival in
Houston, Texas. In 2016 VILLAGE FOLKSINGER was
screened at Hermon Chapel Arts Centre in Oswestry,
England. David appeared for the Q&A’s.

Here is the trailer:

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Poster MJ FINAL 1


Memory Journey, a double album of 1970-1974 home recordings, is out now on CDBaby.

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Here is a surreal entertainment made for the 2014 album Cassette:

Cassette is available here.

13 songs recorded on cassette in New York, Houston, Chicago and Florida, featuring an instrumental from the 70’s, a jam session from the 80’s, and a live track from the 00’s; themes: love, war, peace, work, madness, memory and dreams.

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Luna Kafé e-zine record review of Cassette
by Anna Maria Stjärnell (January 2015)

David Francis has recorded four albums, this is a collection of demos that were made on cassette, hence the title.

“Come Clean” is a very rough, but nonetheless melodic song with a cool melody. Francis makes it work as a song even this early on. “Indoor Sunset” is a lightly strummed song that sounds like a very cool thing. It’s got some nice guitar playing. “By Victoria Station” is a nicely played little ditty with a good tune. It could have been recorded anywhere between the seventies and now, it sounds very timeless.

“Dawn Is Coming” is a hopeful song, Francis singing sweetly to a soft guitar backing. It’s an intriguing idea for an album, and it works as an intimate insight into the singer’s music.

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Scenes from the premiere of David Francis’ VILLAGE FOLKSINGER at Anthology Film Archives on October 28, 2013.


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David reads from his short story “Towels Without Wasps,” on Jenny Magazine, at the Fall 2012 issue’s launch held in November in Youngstown, Ohio.

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Video - Recording the album "On A Shingle Near Yapton"
Check out this tragi-comic view of the world of recording as David and producer John Mono work on the album.