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Jonah Parzen-Johnson releases paperback travelogue

posted Nov 21, 2015, 8:13 AM by Vu Nguyen

In the introduction to his travelogue, Three Reasons To Live Here, Brooklyn based saxophonist and composer, Jonah Parzen-Johnson, starts pretty big. “I want to be part of a community of people whose first allegiance is to empathy and mutual understanding.” After the release of his album Remember When Things Were Better Tomorrow in June 2015, Jonah spent 9 weeks on tour, mostly by himself. “I wanted something to do on the road that would mark the time, and immediately connect me to people I ran into as I hit different cities.” By the end of the summer, Jonah had collected three reasons to live in 34 cities in the US and Canada. “In the end, the idea is pretty simple. Empathy and mutual understanding can spread from the tiniest affirmation: I could live where you live.

Three Reasons To Live Here Volume 1

Publication Date: 11/17/2015

File Under: Travel / Essays & Travelogues

ISBN: 978-1517269685