Ki, thank you for the wonderful comments you made. Your cd is fabulous and I just want you to know that you are one of my earliest influences in Cleveland...Mr. Paganini done by you really helped to push me in this direction. Love you!!!!! And by the way, God has blessed you too...Maria
Hi Ki, things are slow everywhere it seems...but across all the channels it is the case these days. Well, what's new? I'll let you know when I get back to Cleveland...it would be good to see you and hear you again. Say hi to the Phrase for me, you guys sound great.
Thank you for your comment. :-)
Esperanza is a great subject. She is always moving and giving body expression to her music.
Your voice is beautiful!
Do you ever perform on the east coast?
I would love to take pic's for you.
I'll work for food. LOL
No I have a day job and at this point I just snap pic's for the fun of it. :-)
I'm honing my skills.
I wish you much success in your musical endeavors and hope to hear you live some day.
Hey Ki, sorry for the loong delay, I've been unable to access my page for months...I finally got it resolved, what a nightmare but all is good now and also with me. Good to hear from you and thanks for catching up with me...what's doin in my home town? Say hey to everyone, will get a chance to listen to your new CD, I know it's beautiful. Your Sister in Song,
The Jazz Network is exactly what the title suggests, a place where you get to mix and mingle with those who have not only an appreciation for Jazz but a forum to hear new up and coming artists as well. I've hooked up with so many of my old friends that I've lost contact with over the years here and it's been a great place to meet folk, appreciate good music and Musicianship. What an incredible idea!!
Pianist and singer Barbara Carroll was host Marian McPartland's second guest during the first season of Piano Jazz. Thirty years later, Carroll makes a return appearance to reminisce with her friend about their experiences at the Hickory House and the Oak Room. Carroll gives a charming performance of "Very Early" and McPartland improvises a musical portrait of her guest.
The great composer and bandleader was distraught over the 1967 death of Billy Strayhorn, his songwriting and arranging partner of 28 years. But Ellington took Strayhorn's passing as an impetus, born of necessity, to increase his own productivity. Here are five examples.
At the Village Vanguard, one flight down from the hubbub of New York City, in a tight space packed with people, we're about to embark on a musical odyssey by sea. Our captain is saxophonist Chris Potter, who's launching his Odyssey-inspired album The Sirens.
Divine: The Jazz Albums, 1954-1958 packs four CDs with Vaughan's music, recorded live or in the studio with bands big and small. Two live albums from Chicago nightclubs are standouts, partly when a performance threatens to slide off the rails.