Episode 82

November 21, 2019


TMP 82 Blake Amos Comes Full Circle

Hosted by

Manny Chevrolet René Coman
TMP 82 Blake Amos Comes Full Circle
Troubled Men Podcast
TMP 82 Blake Amos Comes Full Circle

Nov 21 2019 | 01:14:17


Show Notes

The singer, guitarist, and Fulbright Fellow has had an affinity for Brazilian music and culture since his early days as an anthropology student. He spent years studying in Brazil before returning to New Orleans, then moving to New York to synthesize his personal expression of these influences and pass them on to his students in the public schools. Now he’s back in town and in the Ring Room to talk about cultural identity and his journey over drinks with the Troubled Men. Topics include a threat, a family gathering, a new climate, early voting at City Hall, a Christmas tree, Feelings Cafe D’Aunoy, organizational alchemy, the Ben Franklin smoking section, sneaking out to see Earth, Wind & Fire, Chic, Parliament/Funkadelic, Flea and George Clinton in L.A., Brazil, Portuguese, pastie, the berimbau, Carnaval vs. Carnival, the Left Ear, Cafe Brazil, performance art, “Am I A Monkey?,” New York before Giuliani, Fort Greene, the Miracle Pushers, Soldaji, public vs. charter schools, a charmed life, busking, Nana Vasconcelos, the theremin, Spider Stacy, Andre Michot and the Lost Bayou Ramblers, an acting job, and much more. Support the podcast by contributing to the [Troubled Men Cocktail Fund.](http://paypal.me/troubledmenpodcast) Subscribe, review, and rate on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or most podcast aggregators. Follow and share on social media and spread the Troubled Word. Intro music: Styler/Coman Outro music: “Lay Down” from Blake Amos’ album, “The Manifesto”

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