—This post is adapted from Chapter 8 of Big In China: My Unlikely Adventures Raising A Family, Playing The Blues and Becoming A Star in China (Harper). Click here to buy. Copyright 2011 by Alan Paul.
Woodie Alan at a Changsha radio station, with DJs.
My patron - the guy who provided the cigar and cognac
This is the performance referenced above. It is not our finest effort - incredibly sloppy and Tianxiao blowing the sax instead of the smoother, more elegant Dave Loevinger. But boy does it capture the scene: