New Music: Traffic

Traffic
Written by Madeleine
Executive produced by Madeleine Twyman
Produced by Patrick Bardos
Bass/Guitars by Patrick Bardos
Drums by Nic Prabahran
Mixed by Slept on Studios
Mastered by Sterling Sound

Creating awareness on and for the abolishment of Human trafficking.
There are over 27 million slaves in the world today.
Suffering anywhere affects us everywhere.

Show re-cap: The Rockpile 10/22/13

Excerpts from “Chinese Bamboo” by Madeleine, with contemporary dancers Jane Ongaro and Alyshia Jackson live at the Rockpile Oct 22nd, 2013 – hostd by Deirdre Mallehe of Musically yours FM
vocals and lyrics by M.Twyman
choreography by M.Twyman

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Théâtre de la Madeleine

Théâtre de la Madeleine, Paris
photography by Franck Bohbot

I was pleasantly surprised when I woke up this morning and found this picture in my email inbox. Paris is calling my name – literally.

This is where my European engagement will take me… this is the theatre my live show belongs on – and it just so happens to be my namesake

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Check out this poster from a show staged there: Nono, by Sacha Guitry
… reminds me of my show last night and I absolutely love it

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“Visionary builds what dreamers imagined.”

I Am An Artist

ARTIST> One who professes and practices an art in which science and taste preside over the manual execution.

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision.
James Whistler

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An artist is always alone – if he is an artist. No, what the artist needs is loneliness.
Henry Miller

If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
John F. Kennedy

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Were I called on to define, very briefly, the term Art, I should call it ‘the reproduction of what the Senses perceive in Nature through the veil of the soul.’ The mere imitation, however accurate, of what is in Nature, entitles no man to the sacred name of ‘Artist.’
Edgar Allan Poe

I INVENTT NOTHING I REDEISCOVER

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God is really only another artist. He invented the giraffe, the elephant and the cat. He has no real style, He just goes on trying other things.
Pablo Picasso

The man who never in his mind and thoughts travel’d to heaven is no artist.
William Blake

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The greater the artist, the greater the doubt. Perfect confidence is granted to the less talented as a consolation prize.
Robert Hughes

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A record deal doesn’t make you an artist; you make yourself an artist.
Lady Gaga