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Michael Gizzi

Chapter & Verse Series Reading at the Chapterhouse Cafe, PHL, with Jenna Osman and Craig Watson, October 24, 2009.

  • complete recording (18:48): MP3

Segue Series Reading at the Bowery Poetry Club, March 13, 2004

  • complete reading (18:13): MP3

from Frequency Audio Journal, First Issue, 2004

  • 4 poems from McKenna's Antennas (with jazz pianist Dave McKenna) (5:23): MP3

Reading with Gillian McCain, Wednesdays @ 4-Plus, SUNY Buffalo, February 15, 2001

  • complete reading (1:09:23): MP3

Cured in the Going Bebop, Brooksong Recording, 2000

  1. Listen my chilblains... (0:43): MP3
  2. Booked as a lullaby... (0:57): MP3
  3. His Biffness cured... (0:42): MP3
  4. A snake charmer's D.T.s (1:15): MP3
  5. A Palomino in my cream... (1:33): MP3
  6. Waterboy takes statewide shower... (1:24): MP3
  7. Caedmon Cud to Venerable Bede... (1:04): MP3
  8. Heckle and Jeckle... (1:01): MP3
  9. A Delft postman... (1:34): MP3
  10. How soon can I go out... (0:46): MP3
  11. A tea shower eavesdrops... (1:12): MP3
  12. Billy Bauer backpedals... (0:57): MP3
  13. Hypnotists incubate... (0:50): MP3
  14. My dream... (0:53): MP3
  15. Palaver about squash... (1:14): MP3
  16. A land pirate of the first water... (1:07): MP3
  17. Two spooks in a fountain... (1:04): MP3
  18. O rooster of May... (1:04): MP3
  19. Dear Double Jehovah... (1:21): MP3
  20. A jet jets... (1:07): MP3

Cured in the Going Bebop was recorded at Brooksong Recording, Chatham, New York, and is a production of Utopia Productions, 53 Tsatsawassa Lake Road, East Nassau, NY 12062. © 2000, All Rights Reserved, Utopia Productions.

Segue Series Reading at the Ear Inn. December 11, 1999

complete reading (26:40): MP3

Reading No Both, recordings courtesy of Steve Evans, 1997

"No Both," Brown University, October 22, 1997

  1. introduction (2:34): MP3
  2. Only last night because I'm always (2:51): MP3
  3. Dear Bushwhack Saint Tacky of Bombazine (1:00): MP3
  4. Christ clocked at a buck ten on I-91 (1:18): MP3
  5. Ripley (1:56): MP3
  6. A few times in our lives we live like cats (0:43): MP3
  7. A mind to a halfmoon lunatic (0:45): MP3
  8. With vexation (0:20): MP3
  9. Get your ass outta my soul (1:26): MP3
  10. Then went about on little ant knees (1:35): MP3
  11. A bald narcissist (0:26): MP3
  12. Nostalgia is an impossible language (0:53): MP3
  13. Sunup in the kitchen corner (0:44): MP3
  14. Mr. Bing Crosberry (1:06): MP3
  15. I built this rear window (0:46): MP3
  16. Summer affected her dolphin (1:11): MP3
  17. Gawking under the influence (1:39): MP3
  18. The sun won't stay blind (0:43): MP3
  19. The Miracle of Growing Macaroni (1:10): MP3
  20. This is only the sixth time (0:39): MP3
  21. A near myth childhood hovercraft (0:26): MP3
  22. A case of life (1:03): MP3
  23. A sermon precipitant of runoff (0:29): MP3
  24. The only remnant of a yen I'll get (1:03): MP3
  25. Wanton troopers gliding by (0:53): MP3
  26. When I die which I weather will be soon (1:06): MP3
  27. A day to duck under (0:56): MP3
  28. 500 mikes of windowpane (0:42): MP3
  29. I shop at the Noble Savage store (0:39): MP3
  30. O hymen! O criminy! (0:52): MP3
  31. Thank the mighty clouds of Joy (1:15): MP3
  32. Who has fame in mind will defame his kind (0:42): MP3
  33. Signal smoke curling like woodsmoke (0:53): MP3
  34. When your eyes have room I visit (0:39): MP3
  35. Suppose we yawned (1:10): MP3
  36. Say Listen Uncle Son (0:23): MP3
  37. A doll is playing with the minutes (0:40): MP3
  38. Strings shoot out of the ground (0:29): MP3
  39. One Trick Tony weepy in rooster chaps (1:13): MP3
  40. Wanting life (0:46): MP3
  41. Louis Thunder gallstone death (1:33): MP3
  42. Non-union trees tossing noggin-topped Nijinskis (1:12): MP3
  43. In intravenous spring (1:08): MP3
  44. The hand that spreads (0:33): MP3
  45. Stewnauts collect old teapots (1:04): MP3
  46. Planets around the mainstem (1:02): MP3
  47. Think of guys high in front of the espesso machine (0:56): MP3
  48. I've been sick all my life (0:40): MP3
  • complete reading (49:59): MP3

"We See," at Keith and Rosmarie Waldrop's House, Rhode Island, October 23, 1997

  1. Bird on Dial (2:28): MP3
  2. A Brodeyak (1:17): MP3
  3. Dante Enters Tibet (1:02): MP3
  4. In the Vicinity of a Grocer (1:48): MP3
  5. Too Big Canader (4:35): MP3
  6. In Memory of Brazilla Ray (0:56): MP3
  7. Piltdown Audibles (0:50): MP3
  8. They Say It's Wonderful (1:25): MP3
  9. The Incumbents in her Garden (2:27): MP3
  10. North of the Sunset (5:42): MP3
  11. Code of Silence (0:47): MP3
  12. Tripoli (1:31): MP3
  13. Independence Eve (1:05): MP3
  14. Joujouka Anaesthetist (2:58): MP3
  15. Parker's Point, Chester (1:25): MP3
  16. Tristano Solo (1:09): MP3
  17. The Golden Book of Resentment (1:08): MP3
  18. For Carla in Frisco a Listener (2:07): MP3
  19. Ask Me Now (1:00): MP3
  20. The Permanence of Whim to Providence (1:51): MP3
  21. When Goodies Start to Fail (0:56): MP3
  22. Mornithology (1:58): MP3
  23. McKenna's All Saints (1:21): MP3
  24. Exoduster (1:45): MP3
  25. The Rejected Perfume (1:32): MP3
  26. Ma Predicate (0:52): MP3
  27. Newk's Time (1:46): MP3
  28. To a Dutch Astronomer in the Netherlands (2:21): MP3
  29. Ode to Woody Strode (4:40): MP3
  30. The Academy of False Hope (1:38): MP3
  31. Lompoc in Spring (2:10): MP3
  • complete reading (59:03): MP3

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