Naropa University 2018 Summer Writing Program

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Recording Studio

Recording Studio


Summer Writing Program participants have the opportunity to work in Naropa University’s Recording Studio to set their work to music, to record spoken word poetry, and to record their won poetic songs. Each year, Fast Speaking Music produces a Harry’s House cd compilation of student and guest faculty’s recorded work and adds this to the renowned Naropa Archives. Harry’s House Vol. I & II are available here: 


Ambrose Bye is a musician, engineer, and producer living in New York City. He is a co-founder of Fast Speaking Music with Anne Waldman. Recent albums and projects include: Comes Through In The Call Hold, Oasis at Biskra, Harry’s House Vol. 1+2+3, Jaguar Harmonics, Tiny People Having Meeting, and with Heroes are Gang Leaders: The Avant-Age Garde I Ams of the Gal Luxury, Highest Engines Near/Near Higher Engineers and Flukum. He has worked and performed at MASNAÂ and the L'école de littérature in Casablanca, Maison de la Poésie in Paris, the fEstival Maelstrom in Brussels, the Henry Miller Library in Big Sur, Pathway to Paris at Montreal POP 2015, and Casa Del Lago in Mexico City.  He has also been involved in the recording studio and workshops at the Summer Writing Program at Naropa University since 2009.