Music, Poetry and Story in the Boxcar at the Railroad Museum of Long Island
The Railroad Museum of Long Island is honored to present Greenport native, “Jimmy” Quatroche, “The Singing Brakeman” in a very special homecoming in our #759 boxcar titled, “Music, Poetry and Story in the Boxcar!” “Jimmy” will offer us his iconic poetry and stories from the road and life!
Born on the end of Long Island’s North Fork in Greenport in the mid 50’s ~ estranged native son Vincent “Jimmy” Quatroche, Jr. returns to the old country for a rare local performance to present a perspective on the influence of his father’s work upon his own creative endeavors.
Vincent Quatroche, Jr. is a journeyman educator/irritant de jour listed as “Visiting Assistant Professor” in the Communication Department of Fredonia State College in Western New York. He has been creating and publishing in book, audio and video formats for the past thirty years which has been widely distributed and largely ignored in the US & abroad. He is a veteran of the NYC Poetry scene at venues such as Otto’s Shrunken Head, The Stark, The Jujo Tea Lounge and the Nightingale with Su Polo, Rimes of the Ancient Mariner and from Whitman to Ginsberg as his head bounces up and down 1st Ave!