The Jim Morrison Project is an audio & visual anthology detailing the life of Jim Morrison through his poetry, film work, artwork, spoken word & music with The Doors.
The Pittsburgh Public Theater's 40th anniversary 'Season of Legends' will present the world premiere of L'Hotel—written by Broadway veteran Ed Dixon and directed by Pittsburgh's producing artistic director Ted Pappas—to begin Nov. 13 at the O'Reilly Theater (621 Penn Ave., Pittsburgh, PA).
Fans of The Doors, rejoice and then make a calendar reminder for November 11 after you cream in your pantalonis. Why is November 11 a significant date for Doors fans?
The iconic singer-songwriter and poet Jim Morrison changed the face of the American music scene forever. As the frontman of The Doors, one of the most influential rock 'n roll acts the world has ever seen, Morrison was a pioneer in obliterating the boundaries that attempted to define rock music. In an interview roughly 40 years old, Morrison hypothesized the future of music:
…it might rely heavily on electronics, tapes. I can kind of envision one person with a lot of machines, tapes and electronics set up singing or speaking and using machines.
The Doors On The Road
by Greg Shaw provides a comprehensive timeline of live performances, reviews of the shows, stage antics of the performers, gossip related to the events, and recording sessions.
In a large concert situation, I think historians are necessary because it gets to be more than just a musical event. It turns into a bit of a spectacle. I'm too objective about it. I like to just let it happen—direct it a little consciously, maybe, but just kind of follow the vibrations i get in each particular circumstances. We don't plan theatrics.
Jim Morrison reads poetry in an airplane.