From May 2011 through July 2013, Maury Smith and the Orchestra Bordenave wrote and recorded the album Mirage. In fact, the original raison d’etre for the Bistro Mirage website was to serve as a distribution point for the album. So, even though Bistro Mirage has since grown to include much more than the songs from Mirage, having arrived here, you’ve found the heart of the cafe.
The musical offerings at Bistro Mirage include:
Postcards. An album of original instrumental tunes from 2020.
Dark Time Survival Kit. A musical monologue from 2020.
Amateur. An album of original songs from 2018 featuring Kevin Clark and Jacoba Epstein from Trio Soleil.
Looking South. An album of original songs from 2015 featuring Kevin Clark and Jacoba Epstein from Trio Soleil.
Mirage: The Album. An album of original songs from 2013..
Cafe Tunes. Popular recordings overlain upon ambient cafe audio.
New Orleans Stew. Tuneful gumbo from the American heartland’s Fin de Monde.
Clark Anderson Trio. Selections from the late, great bluesman’s oeuvre.
Little Lebowski Under Achievers. featuring Jet Carpenter.
Acoustic Transcendos Archives. Old live shit from Al Rose and company.
The Hopeful Radio Digressions. 2006 Musical Monologue.
Goodbye, Darkness. 2009 Musical Monologue.
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