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Song Believabilty

17 June, 08



A good singer does not have to live what he or she sings.They are a vessel of communication. If they are doing their craft right, they should be able to get the writer's intent across to the listener.

Billie Holiday and Frank Sinatra were exceptions. They personally experienced many things they sang about taking it to the highest level of communication. They made it sound like they were singing directly to you - this is art!

When a modern day songstress…
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Added by Cy Green on June 17, 2008 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

Cy Green's Jazz Webpage on the net. www.jazzlist.net

My hat is off to Jaijai and this exquisite website.

We have put together a JAZZLIST with over 1,200 Highly Recommended Recordings at the above site./b>/b> It covers the years 1935 to 1990. To supplement the cost of an upcoming CHICAGO VOCAL PROJECT, your donation is appreciated. Please stop by.

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SPOTLIGHTED ARTISTS AND BUSINESSES:


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TICKLESTICK

WAYNE WESLEY JOHNSON

CHRISTMAS MUSIC BOX

GRACE BLACK & RAY MARTINE

DAN PAPIRANY

SOLO

"GIGI" 

THE LADY WITH THE FAN

"THIS DOESN'T FEEL LIKE LOVE"

ALVIN QUEEN

MIGHTY LONG WAY

ALVIN QUEEN

I AIN'T LOOKIN' AT YOU

MOONLIGHT

RANDI FAY

CHRYSALIS

RANDI FAY

TERRY GIBBS

92 YEARS YOUNG

DUKES OF DIXIELAND

HERE COME THE GIRLS

BUNNY ZIGLER

ANGEL EYES

RIP BUNNY, THANK YOU FOR A LIFE OF GREAT MUSIC

GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN...

Jaijai, what a wonderful mission you've undertaken to create such a place for artistic minds to meet and share their hearts. A place to renew faded determinations, and revive lessened momentums. A place to display our wares and reconfirm to one another that we actually are on the right track.

I commend you, Jaijai, for caring so much that you created this castle of the heart for all of us. I want to share my praise for all of the new friends as well as old friends that I've met and will meet here in our castle. Here we can garnish the where-with-all, the strength, the conviction, and the selflessness through our symbiosis, to share our gift to the world with an unbiased agenda.

My mentor, Daisaku Ikeda says of art: "A beautiful flower delights and refreshes the hearts of all people equally, no matter what soil it grows in. That is the power of beauty. The same is true of great art. It is this spirit that the German poet Heinrich Heine sang of when he wrote that once the peapod bursts open, the sugar peas inside are for everyone to enjoy."

Let's be audacious, my friends!

Buster Williams

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