"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Fév. 20, 2022

                                  Bonjour de Paris ... 

                                 “We were home well before daybreak” 

 

Chers Amis, 

We have been very fortunate to end 2021 and begin 2022 with a lot of great music. Leslie and I worked with Bruno Rousselet at Chez Papa Jazz…

"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Nov. 17, 2021

      Bonjour de Paris ... 

         “Crazy Huh?”   

Chers Amis,  

Things have been incredibly busy here.  Paris is essentially back, (for now).  The streets are busy, as are the stores, restaurants, clubs and theatres. People are traveling again and in general things…

"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Sept. 22, 2021

                                                             Bonjour de Paris ...                                                         

                                             “Godspeed my friend”   

Chers Amis,  

The Jazz world is full of many, many bright lights.  Some make the music and some support the artists who make the music.  The value of music is the degree in

"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Août 14, 2021

 

    Bonjour de Paris ...   

“Watching, waiting and hoping!”   

Chers Amis,  

Watching our little corner of the world, we are waiting to see what’s next and hoping for something that resembles a world that we can truly live in. We all…

"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Juillet 17, 2021

Bonjour de Paris ...    

      “The way things are going these days… I got no explanation!”   

Chers Amis,  

I have started this newsletter several times over the past few weeks.  Every time I sat down to write, something came up that…

"Leslie Lewis et Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris Avril 24, 2021

  Bonjour de Paris ... 

      “The more things change…well nothing is going to be the same is it?" 

Chers Amis, 

Spring rarely “springs” in Paris.  Ironically last year, while we were in confinement, Paris enjoyed a beautiful spring. This year, we…

"Leslie Lewis and Gérard Hagen" Joyeux Noël de Paris décembre 24, 2020

Joyeux Noël de Paris ... 

                                           

"That's a hip new joint!" 

Chers Amis, 

I have not written for a while because our current daily routine is not conducive to monthly "news".  Like many of you, with the exception of running necessary…

"Leslie Lewis and Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris octobre 15, 2020

Bonjour de Paris ...   

“Take a test, change your life, or at least where you sleep tonight.”   

Chers Amis,   

Well that was interesting.  We have returned from two weeks playing music while cruising the Mediterranean Sea.  Our itinerary took us…

"Leslie Lewis and Gérard Hagen" Bonjour de Paris 15 juin 2020

Bonjour de Paris ... 

"Living in the new Normal." 

Chers Amis, 

The above title was “lifted” by yours truly from an email written by our good friends Clifford and Lydia.  Under previous conditions they would most likely be in Paris…