I am Bemol J Telfort,I was born in Haiti.I am a jazz guitarist,composer,arranger,and i have already recorded 3 successful albums on my own.People call me virtuoso.Love,peace and blessings.Bemol.
There's a remarkable clarity in his playing that gives a fresh feeling toall compositions.
Throughout the album the music evokes a land of joy and harmony captured in beautiful improvisations blended with authentic lyricism. Listen to his music of this virtuoso, it will bring the sun inyour heart!
The Good News Is That The Bad News Was Wrong, Bemol's Debut CD showcases his eclectic mix of Rhythms from his native HAITI and the Jazz he has come toknow and love. A true labor of love, it is sure to become a favorite of Music lovers everywhere.
Bemol Jean Telfort was born to play music. The Good News Is That The Bad News Was Wrong, his first solo project consists of original tunes, that he composed and arranged himself preserving his distinctive sound. Bemol has written more than sixty songs and performed on more than fifty albums in various capacities. His live performance credits include Guy Dirosier, Gerard Duperrvil, Ansy Derose, Roger Colas and Max Pickion. He is an accomplished arranger and composer with credits too numerous to list. Bemol performs throughout South Florida and the Caribbean. As a child growing up in Port Au Prince, Haiti, Bemol hungered to play and create his own music. At the age of six he began to play the conga, and at eight learned body percussion when he could not afford to buy a drum set. At the ripe age of ten, he made his own guitar out of a gallon jug, some wood, and nylon that he borrowed from his uncle. That guitar was quite different from the regular ones and he tuned it and played it in his own way. The first time Bemol attempted to play a "traditional" guitar, he needed assistance to find the "c" major scale. He was left handed and all the guitars he created himself were done with that in mind...."Nobody had ever seen anyone play like that..." he remarked. Bemol also purchased every guitar book that he could get his hands on. A passion became his guide as he taught himself to play his homemade guitar, conga and transformed his own body into a living, breathing percussion instrument. Some times playing the guitar, he gives an impression of conga sounds: as in the song "Solitude" for example. He continued to hone his skills as a guitarist and created melodies unlike any other. At the age of fourteen he became the leader of a Christian Band that lasted for seven years and recorded four albums. While at home one day he heard the soulful sounds of George Benson playing the guitar. After hearing George Benson, Bemol would never be the same. He then started spending a lot of time teaching himself Jazz and impressed people by playing body music with only his hands, feet and body. Bemol decided it was time for him to leave his home and come to the United States and put his lifelong dreams into motion. When he arrived, he brought Rabordaille (Roots) music, a Haitian street sound that had never been refined. He added other instruments like the guitar, and composed the drum beat. He has created his own style and calls it Rabordialle or Roots music. Another big influence on his musical style was Wes Montgomery. He has combined the styles of these Jazz greats as a guide to refine his own unique sounds. Bemol admits that his music has a certain amount of sadness and melancholy woven into his complex melodies. In "Sadness Is My Best Friend", he is a consummate perfectionist never quite satisfied, but always reaching for greater heights. In 1990, Bemol went to school, as a self-taught musician he sought to correct mistakes and learns techniques to improve his playing ability. He is now an accomplished musician, guitarist, bassist, conga player, composer, arranger and bandleader. Once crazy to be like Benson or Wes Montgomery, he came to realize that there could never be another Benson or Wes, finally he has found his own style.
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HI BEMOL. I BACK . UNHAPPILY, BEMOL, I CANNOT PLAY AT STATION DONWLOAD MUSIC. MANY MUSICIANS WANTS SEND ME MP3 FILES, AND I ALWAYS SAY....I WILL LISTEN IN MY HOME WITH PLEASURE, BUT NOT AT STATION. IF I COULD, WOULD BE THE PARADISE... WOULD YOU LIKE LIKE SEND ME ORIGINAL CD? ARE THE RADIO RULES I GONNA WRITE THE RADIO ADDRESS............................ RADIO LESTE RUA DR.GOULIN, 291 CURITIBA PARANA BRAZIL ZIP CODE 800 30 290 ATT EDSON LUIZ KRUG BEMOL, I DO MY BEST TO DIVULGE MORE AND MORE SMOOTH, FUSION, COOL, LATIN...I READ IN YOUR PAGE YOUR STRONGEST INFLUENCES...GEORGE BENSON, WES MONTGOMERY. ARE THE BEST INFLUENCES.THE BEST WISHES TO YOUR MUSIC. EDSON.
HI BEMOL, NICE TO MEET YOU. IN BRAZIL WE LOVE ALL FREEDOM MUSIC, ALL JAZZ STYLES. BUT IN SOUTH AMERICA IS NOT LIKE USA,...FULL TIME JAZZ FM STATIONS,...NO, IN BRAZIL ONLY WEEKLY JAZZ RADIO SHOW. I KNOW THAT BECAUSE I HAVE TWO HOURS WEEK TO DIVULGE JAZZ, EVERY MONDAY TO 21.00 AT WWW.RADIOLESTE345FM.COM.BR THIS SITE IS UNDER RE-PAGE IN THIS FEBRURY. I WRITE THIS MESSAGE IN HOPE GET CD-PROMOTE TO PLAY AT STYATION. MY FIRST DESIRE IS TRY INTRODUCE MORE INSTRUMENTAL, IMPROVISED AND SWING MUSIC. THINK ABOUT. REGARDS FROM BRAZIL EDSON LUIZ KRUG. LUIZKRUG@BOL.COM.BR
Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.
I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.
My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."
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