Paris, Calgary (the musical)

by Thorsten Nesch

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about

what 100 years ago cheap hotels were in european metropoles - places reflecting the zeitgeist - are now cheap apartment buildings in fast growing young towns of a million: like The Paris in Calgary.

the musical ran on canadian university radio stations

track 17 "the $9,99 haircut" was turned into a shortfilm by sandi somers, funded by a new style arts channel award and nominated as best short by the albertain motion picture industry - you find it on youtube

credits

released December 6, 2013

the players:
narrator - thorsten nesch
pawnshop owner - jimmy lincoln
stressed lady - leslie cook
rotten thief - les weiss
chappy the cat - jake the cat

the musicians:
lead guitar - randy waldie
drums, perc., guit., acc., bass (lead voc track 15) - les weiss
fretless frankestein bass - lorin goshinmon
singer (track 18) - nancy peck
backup voc. - les weiss and jimmy lincoln
special guest song excerpt "speed it up" by kris demeanor on track 12

produced by les weiss golden penny productions
engineered by jimmy lincoln and les weiss at the shed for JLRecording
recorded on a roland vs 2480
written in 1999 in calgary
recorded in victoria, BC, august 2001.

thanks to the patrons of The Halfway, the JBI and Ropin the Wind

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Thorsten Nesch Lethbridge, Alberta

i am a storyteller, a singer-songwriter. all the other stuff is in my songs and stories.

although all rights are by me musicians interested in working with my songs are welcome to contact me. so far i never turned down a collaboration.

all albums mastered / produced by max wuerden (except Paris, Calgary)

all portraits by Chester Trutch.
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