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Memorial Day 2018: 14 specials to soundtrack your long weekend!

It’s that time of year when we get to enjoy the beach, BBQs, and most importantly, an extended weekend. SiriusXM has got you covered with the music you’ll need for a perfect Memorial Day Weekend soundtrack! 1,031 more words


Sometimes I'm Happy

Things are getting really interesting this year! I am taking an improvisation class with saxophonist, Bob Mover, and have started to re-learn all the basic music theory I had forgotten. 615 more words


Green Dolphin

I am still learning slowly. As I’ve said many times before, there are a lot of tunes I used to think I knew. I had never taken the time to figure out how the tunes actually worked or worked out the harmony or how it was put together. 156 more words


Who said what …

Who said the words that have stuck in your head throughout your life ?

I was 8, I think, when a school inspector crept up to my desk, accompanied by a self-important teacher, and stared at my drawing of a puffin. 351 more words

The Cork Board

Joe Piscopo, SNL's Frank Sinatra impersonator, plays his favorite Sinatra songs

Comedian Joe Piscopo, a mainstay of Saturday Night Live in the 1980s, used to impersonate the legendary Frank Sinatra on the show. However, he was reluctant to take on the role initially because he revered Sinatra and did not want to offend him. 144 more words