Sometimes it doesn’t work

A couple of weeks ago the entertainment world was shocked yet again by another celebrity divorce. Yes, Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony made a public announcement of their divorce. Now all that is left is the speculation of why the power couple is breaking up. Normally I would never write about something as personal asRead More

Too Soon!

Last week was once again a somber time in the music world with the death of Amy Winehouse. A promising young vocalist is gone much too soon. I never really listened to her music but recently sat down to hear her “Back to Black” album. After hearing a few songs I understood her sound andRead More

This young guy is good!

Wynton Marsalis We have such a rich jazz music history here in the U.S. Going back years there have been some fascinating musicians showcasing their talents and we are fortunate to have recordings of great performances. It was special for me growing up with my father who was a professional jazz musician himself. After I playedRead More

Who Runs The World…..Girls!

I love it! There are many very good female singers giving us great music. Just to mention a few I have been listening to recently: Jennifer Hudson, Jazmine Sullivan, Ledisi, Monica, Chrisette Michele and many more. They all seem to have different styles that make for a true variety for our listening pleasure. However, IRead More

Takin’ it to the Street

Last week I reviewed concert footage of the Doobie Brothers’ farewell concert in preparation for this weeks’ blog. At the time of that concert, I thought that the Doobie Brothers were one of the best musical groups of all time. Though my statement may be perceived as provocative, remember that I used the qualifying words, “oneRead More

Goodbye Old Friend

This was a rather somber week in music entertainment with the loss of Clarence Clemons. During this week, and in fact during his musical career, I can’t remember hearing any negative words about the “Big Man” as Clemons was affectionately called. His most constant partner in his musical journey was Bruce Springsteen. In fact, asRead More