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On Dec. 10th 2018, Michael & Tommy Hartley will be performing for a Christmas Party for Lacy Winstead of Roxboro at THE BROOKLYN EATS on Old Roxboro Rd.      LOOKING FORWARD TO THE MERRY JOLLY MUSIC !

Michael continues to teach guitar, banjo & other fretted instrument lessons at the newly renovated Kirby Cultural Arts Complex in downtown Roxboro, NC.

      Please call (336) 597-1709 Tues-Sat. 1:00pm-5pm for more information regarding private music lessons, Gallery showings, music & art lessons, theater-shows, summer camps and more “big-fun” being offered at the

Kirby Complex.


                         Stay Tuned for more “Latest-News” & the new Website construction.

For performances & musical-offerings CONTACT:      Michael@FarmJazz.com

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Howdy Folks  &  Happy New Year !

THE GOOD STUFF - Happy New Year!

    Streaming Radio - N1M - Number One MusicOn yourcomputer & It's listeners have rated 3 of my Tunes at the Top of their Charts. Making a Hot-Shot debut at #2 Nationally this week is the wonderful Joni Mitchell tune -Both Sides Now (trackat bottom of page)with Mike Willis on cellos/keyboard & YoursTruly on guitar.  #10 in the US is: Drume Negrita - Afro-Cuban Lullabyfrom THE SLEEPY GYPSY Cd.   #30 nationally is: "In Sorrow's Wake";  an Andrew York tune  I arranged for Mike Willis (keyboards) & myself on guitar (yet to be released), AND #60 is Paracho Joe; also on the SLEEPY GYSPY Cd.   Many THANKS to the listeners of N1M who made this possible.

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Our version of this tune from  "Nickels to Diamonds" is now #1 on the N1M Swing Charts.

Michael Thompson



Here’s a “sneak-peak” of a couple of the tracks from newest Cd work in progress: “Blue Cedar Dreams”:  Both Sides Now by Joni Mitchell - performed by Mike Willis & Michael Thompson. 

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