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Have A Nice Day

Another one I wrote waaaay back with Chaz Jankel…but feels very relevant. I do have a recorded version but I think it needs work. May share it…until then…here are the lyrics: Hello Mrs. Tired and Weary Can I help you Ma’am?

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My Roots…

  My Roots are deep And tho I weep Foundations are unshakeable My loving knows no limits And my dignity’s untakeable My dignity’s untakeable My dignity’s untakeable My loving knows no limits And my dignity’s untakeable My heart it beats

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Blackmale Beats & Meakoom: Converse Rubber Tracks

Last year I wrote a post about a South London production duo that I met. Blackmale Beats had an inspiring show at the Tate Gallery.  That was my first time meeting them. Since that time I have been involved with

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Mon Couer – Ode To France

My last post was all about Britishness. Considering the world focus on France at the moment, I thought I’d share the first live performance my band Bastedo did a few years back. A collaboration between the French members who made

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Britishness

Britishness There are two sides to Britishness, The good one and the bad. The British Empire’s Legacy Can sometimes make us glad. We see all we’ve accomplished Then we say its job well done. We drown out any sorrows We

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Let Me Be

Last week http://itsbastedo.com went into the rehearsal studio and recorded some live performances. Nothing fancy. Enough to showcase the music and overall sound Verse 1 In this restaurant of life I don’t wanna wash the plates Or be the waitress at the

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All That Jazz

This coming Saturday I shall be performing some Jazz standards with Stardust Big Band. This is a big deal for me, and hopefully the start of more opportunities to sing some Jazz alongside my other musical activities. I not an

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