and raised in Australia and married to Québec, he is the modern version of a medieval
troubadour or minnesinger, those roaming musicians who composed
music and poems denouncing the hypocrisy and praising the beauty
of their times: Those wandering minstrels who travelled from place
to place blending ideas and emotions into songs and melodies that
enlightened and entertained the people who heard them.
them, J.D. Sage plays his own music, sings his own words, usually...
them, he knows about borders and has travelled far in his search
for forms of truth on high mountains, windy beaches, awesome coastlines,
angry seas and strange lands.
by psycho-acoustics, strings and campanology (the study of bells),
he has combined these interests with his love of music and the
oceans to create soothing and evocative lyrics and sounds. He has
played many great bells around the world: The Great bell at Mingun,
Burma (Myannmar); the Great bell at Kamakura, Japan; the big Hemmony
bell in the Old Church of Amsterdam, Netherlands; and the Great
bell in Havana Cathedral, Cuba.
Song "Guantanamo Bay" attempts to speak for those who can't.
"Warrior" was inspired by the words of the last survivor of
an Native American Tribe who is said to have told and anthropologist:
"White man smart but not wise." These Singles are from the
"Guantanamo Bay" album - part of the "Americas Project."