Tag Archives: Music

Summer sessions

Chris Joseph Stancato "Every great song, has a great story." This is a quote from my first novella, The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories. For the last seven months I have been attending Broward College for a degree in New Media Communication. My song, influenced by this new academic knowledge and technology and learning another form of poetry called villanelle, is becoming a great story. As a poet of inherited observation it is my obligation to read poetry for an audience. These words Read more [...]

Monthly meter: stories for YOUR SUMMERTIME reading

Let's Celebrate Record Store Day with Stories, Sonnets, & Haiku with Music... "Every Great Song has a Great Story" Record Store Day is the perfect time for you to support your local record store and artists like myself. My book, The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories Volume I is your summer selection for reading! This is a story about a father and son and their love of music, in particular, vinyl! Chapter by Chapter--Song by Song--You can't go wrong! The Vinyl Record Collection of Read more [...]

monthly meter

¡events-events! I'll be hosting the Bob Dylan 80th Birthday Event: 21 May Friday in Miami Don't miss this Great Show! Buy Tickets here: BobDylan I'll be reading a villanelle titled "Tambourine Man #80" to begin the night We will spend the night honoring Dylan's music & showcasing original music that has spread its way all across the Miami scene. The night's festivities will be hosted by poet & paperback writer Chris Joseph Stancato aka "Orange Postman," who will be speaking Read more [...]

listen to billie holiday sing…

BILLIE—A NEW DOCUMENTARY ABOUT BILLIE HOLIDAY CHRIS JOSEPH STANCATO There are many circles of life that we enter, some broken, some unbroken, and some crossover. In Billie the circles of lives involve two women: Billie Holiday and a journalist named, Linda Lipnack Kuehl. The latter person is only part of this documentary, but she is the Roman à clef to unlock the façade of what we know about Billie Holiday i.e., Eleanor Fagan. https://youtu.be/hKimh-iPd_0 NOW PLAYING AT SAVOR AND Read more [...]

your november to remember is just around the corner….

SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL ARTISTS & BUSINESSES THIS HOLIDAY SEASON! I'll be selling my books with a variety of vendors. Join me in celebrating our labor of love readily available for your purchase. But WAIT, There's MORE... MUSIC & ENTERTAINMENT TO MAKE YOUR MOMENTS... ¡FANTASTICO! ¿Where are You Going to Go?¡Arroz Con Mango! ¡Of Course! Black Market Fest is Your Best Bet! Your We Got The Beats Big Event! YOUR NOVEMBER EVENTS... ¡Arozz Con Mango! SATURDAY, Read more [...]

“Great book for any music fan!”

THE VINLY RECORD COLLECTION OF STORIES, VOLUME I NOW AVAILABLE AT: PARK AVE CDs PARK AVE CDs Located in Orlando Available on AmazonAvailable at Park Ave CD's, Orlando, FL ★★★★★ "Every Great Song, has a Great Story"— Chris Joseph Stancato Support Your Local Record Store like Park Ave CDs located in Orlando, Florida. At Park Ave CDs you'll find: CDs, DVDs, LPs, Toys, T-shirts, Zines, and Books like mine. You can also support this great store by purchasing Read more [...]

“a 1977 porch dreamer”

This Autumn Season, Take a Step Back from the Turmoil and Dream like a Child... This Chapter, like all the Chapters in The Vinyl Record Collection of Stories, Volume I, will give You that Reason. Trevor Carte was on a break at Ricky's Records in North Belle Vernon, a borough in Western Pennsylvania, when he read an article about the Voyager I in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. He decides to share the story with his son Trey, who is six. On their back porch on Water Street, Trevor sets a telescope Read more [...]

¡Meet the Author!

Photo by @TheFilth83 Taylor Davis Presents: LIVE at Roots Miami Kava & Eatery Hosted by Taylor Davis Sound and Roots Miami Kava Bar & Vegan Eatery - Wynwood ▶️¡Sábado Gigante! A night of music and vendors at one of the hippest spots in town-- @taylorjamesdavis presents a variety of musical performances and vendors like me! 🍊⭕Join me on this night with some of the best talent in our town! ✔ Roots Kava Miami ℹ🎂YOUR HOST: John Everyman BUT WAIT!! THERE'S Read more [...]

August Wilson August Wilson—A Great African Griot August Wilson—The Great American Playwright The son of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania—the storyteller—the poet Like Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass was an American Anthem So too is Wilson’s ten plays called the ‘Pittsburgh Cycle’ or the ‘Century Cycle’

This social timeline of African-Americans in the Twentieth Century is truly an American anthem. As Ma Rainey said in Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom, “Life’s way of talking, you don’t sing to feel better, you sing ‘cause that’s the way of understanding life.” For this matter, I feel compelled to respect Wilson’s conviction to convey these timeless stories. The Three Months of August by Chris Joseph Stancato The Three Months of August is based on the perspectives of the ‘Pittsburgh Read more [...]

Orange Postman

All of Your Literary Needs in One Place Chris Joseph Stancato aka Orange Postman Welcome to the Orange Postman, My name is Chris Joseph Stancato, I am a paperback writer and poet. I am the author of all the stories on my website. Enjoy my latest Featured Book Review...Miami Noir You'll also enjoy my latest Featured Documentary Review...BOTERO ¡Check Out! This Recent Publication, A Project of Poetry & Art... The Literary Mule, Autumn Ballad from a Roman Augur Read more [...]