JamTrotting the Globe ~ Uniting Music, Travel & Cultures

INTERVIEW: Lee Oskar – Harmonica, Songwriter

INTERVIEW: Lee Oskar – Harmonica, Songwriter

cialis quanto costa LEE OSKAR, the Maestro of the Harmonica, was born and raised in Copenhagen, Denmark. Listening to the Danish radio as a kid, he became knowledgeable in a number of music genres. At the ripe age of 18 he went from Copenhagen to New York and eventually he made his way to LA via Toronto and San […]

JAPAN Observations

olanzapine uk This is The First Part of a series of stories about Japan…I just could not get it all in one simple story because Japan is so wonderfully complex and beautiful and historic and and and… so I decided to share a few stories. Be patient as I try to break them down into parts for you to read! I […]

SINGAPORE Observations

buy zebeta The first thing people always remember when they hear the word SINGAPORE is that chewing gum is illegal! I can’t even count how many times I have heard that over the years but that city and country is soooo much more than that! It’s Big, it’s Clean, it’s Hustling and has a bit of a Las […]

ONE LOVE Passport – True Story in Letter Form

flood usa 2018 ONE LOVE Passport – is a true story (in letter format) about a lost and found Passport and how kindness unites people all over the world! *Please note…Two letters and names have been altered to protect the innocent! Dear Ms Harmonica, My name is S, and I’m writing you this email on behalf of my parents T & […]

MACEDONIA Observations

timoptic eye drops cost Straight from the border of Greece, myself and my motorcycle driver and ‘Brit friend’ Mark, drove right into MACEDONIA with the color palette of fall beginning to glow before our eyes. An old Yugo-Citron 2CV Zastava zipped passed us rattling up a storm of dust as the driver gave us the stink eye as we […]

BALI Things that make you go Hmmm?

ASIA sometimes just blows your socks off with THINGS THAT MAKE YOU GO HMMM! As I walk the streets all over the world it never ceases to ‘amuse’ me the funny things I come across…. and I am so happy to share with YOU, my loyal readers! I love having a custom purse (I designed to carry a couple […]

Lavatory – Laughable Toilet Story

T O I L E T – everyone’s chair of relief!! A large bowl connected to a drain system of which you use when depositing urine or waste from your body. Some say the toilet was invented by Mr. Thomas Crapper of England…when one day his wife got sick of him taking dumps in the kitchen sink….true or false, don’t know, […]

JAM Itami, Japan, THE STAGE

THE STAGE  ~  ITAMI, JAPAN  Like all Japanese ways, even their Jam Sessions have a twist. This Jam was geared more towards Jazz players, house band being Jazz musicians, and each jammer does one song and then the next Jammer is asked up. There is a roll sheet each player fills out and each jammer provides sheet […]

JAM Singapore, THE BARBER SHOP

THE BARBER SHOP  ~  SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE The Barber Shop is in a very nice location in-between Little India area and Chinatown Area and easy by taxi. Wonderful staff and Open Mic Jam Host and Jam Session House Band and Jam Host were super folks….a must do if you can come to Singapore. There is a menu […]

JAM Bali, JAZZ BAR AND GRILLE

JAZZ BAR AND GRILLE  ~  SANUR, BALI, INDONESIA JAZZ BAR OF SANUR is a great place for a jam with a 2 story venue! Nice sound, right off the main road into Sanur and super staff. House band was really talented and kind and GREAT DYNAMICS and knew how to show case another musician…highly recommend when in […]

BALI Observations

The beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia kneels before the gods of survival, trade, and the tourism industry. It’s the place of millionaires and beggars, religions and demons, locals and expats, beach resorts and Ma & Pop shops. Each block brings about the scent of decay and jungle, satay and fried rice, and the wafer of incense and […]

SILENT DAY in Bali – A Truth Story

NYEPI, “Day of Silence” today, March 9, 2016  ~ A New Years HINDU Balinese celebration and public holiday ~ called Ugadi ~ in India (according to the Balinese calendar). The ritual consists of silence, fasting and meditation in which EVERYONE including tourists, are asked to observe. No fires, only low lights, no work, no talking, no eating, no TV, […]

JAM Zagreb, Croatia, HARD PLACE

HARD PLACE  ~  ZAGREB, CROATIA Nice big stage with lots of room to move around. The club parts in 2 areas; one side for dancing and the other for ‘sit and drink’ plus a small patio out front. When in Zagreb, check it out and have a jam! And a big shout out to Buna Davor Buncic for […]

Glamor of Travel – A Truth Story

“Travel is glamorous only in retrospect.” ― Paul Theroux I am uncomfortably sitting here, In Split, Croatia looking out of my second story kitchen window with dismay…I am missing my Dalmatian Sun! Today my view is a weathered sky with a heavy gray mist over the Adriatic sea. It’s rather dark and dreary similar to a […]

CROATIA Observations

STOP……WAIT……just HEAR what I have to say……CROATIA is stupendous! Dear Readers, Please forget about your dated misconceptions and presumptions about the misfortunes and casualties this country faced during it’s last war. It’s been over two decades now…GET OVER IT!! Most of what the newspapers shared was like in any media, played out for ratings and the […]