Tag Archives: Music

¡Guns n’ Arepas! (A Miami Concert Story)

¡Guns N' Arepas! Chaz Parito looked at his watch then his phone while at a stop light. Both indicated that it was six o’clock. He was late for his first date with a girl named Rica Diego, a high school senior from Central. Chaz, a high school senior from Sawgrass, met her at a book fair two weeks earlier in Miami. His plan was to take her to dinner at a Cuban restaurant in Miami. Then see the Guns N’ Roses concert at the Miami Marlin’s Baseball Field. However, the plan had peeled away Read more [...]

L’Allegro or Il Penseroso? Stan or Topher Martini? Find the answer in this compelling story: A to P

A to P A compelling story about two brothers: One who aggressive in his task to pillage the particularities of family and social timelines and the other, passive in his timeline, melancholy in message, and tormented by regret. A to P This coming of age novel intertwines you into the lives of the two brothers from a small Western Pennsylvania town. Whether it is love, work, family or drugs nothing seems to go right for too long. Just when you begin to lose hope, a ray of sunshine Read more [...]

A to P

I've written a compelling story about two brothers, Stan Martini who is aggressive, and Topher Martini who is passive in my book titled A to P. The dramatic contents of this novel with its engaging social timeline will satisfy readers of all genres.

For the last several months I have been promoting my novel with great reception from the open mic night community in Miami and Ft. Lauderdale.  Now is your opportunity to read all about this dramatic story.

A to P is also available on Amazon: Chris Read more [...]

Independence Day 2018

This Five Star-Spangled Book,

A to P, is Raw Americana

"What a wild ride you travel as you read A to P..."

"I found the characters to be relateable..."

"The author keeps your interest piqued throughout with all the different characters!"

Purchase your slice of "American Pie" about "Living in America" and enjoy this dramatic story: A to P

Other Five Star-Spangled Books by Chris Joseph Stancato:

Gas Station Ganja

"A must read for those who enjoy ironic humor."

"It reminds me of small Read more [...]

A to P Book Reviews are in…

"If you are looking for a good read, you won't go wrong with A to P. I look forward to the next novel from Chris Joseph Stancato.”

 

 

 

 

A to P is A Top Novel

And here is why you need to purchase your Ebook or Paperback:

“I enjoyed this novel. I found the characters to be relatable. It's set at a nice pace that continues to pick up to make for an exciting climax. An easy read the words and story flows.” Daslickest

“What a wild ride you travel as you read A Read more [...]

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown

Say It Loud! I’m Black and I’m Proud!

Soul Music as defined by James Brown: “Can’t… Can’t makes you a soul singer.”

This documentary of the ‘Hardest working man in show business’ broadens the definition of Brown as a soul singer and his separation of ‘show’ and ‘business.’ Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown is a 2014 film that begins when he was a still-born and ends as the influence of his career and life are interwoven in rap and hip hop.

James went to prison at Read more [...]

A Delivery from Dorothy Jane

A Delivery from Dorothy Jane

Black and White Movies

Big Band Music

Stories about her childhood:

The lonely air in Lowber,

No joy in Charleroi.

Met a man from Monessen,

“Virginia is for Lovers.”

Completed a Family in 1971 :

A corner house at Henry Street

In the borough of N. Belle Vernon.

I recall (those vivid 14 years)

What I want to recall …

An artist, a baker, a craft maker.

I waited for mom to watch

Black and White Movies and

Listen to Big Band Music—

Stories about my Read more [...]

Captain’s Boat

Captain's Boat

“I’ve been weeping for a mighty long time. Yes, I’ve been weeping for a mighty long time.”

Kim Whistler sang The Five Blind Boys song as if she was in the Overtown Baptist Church choir. She sang with the harmony of happiness and claps of praise. But she was three blocks and one little boy from the church. Her voice bounced off the inside of the boat as the acoustics allowed the sadness to sink into the old sea worn wood of a boat, forty feet in length.

In this neighborhood Read more [...]