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Quiz: Find out which all-American musical genre is really the soundtrack to your soul

It’s the Fourth of July, and what else does that entail than testing your Americanism (other than cold beers, hot grills, and fireworks, of course)? There’s a lot to appreciate about Independence Day. 71 more words


Real Jazz broadcasting live from the Montreal Jazz Festival!

Airing Monday 6/29 to Friday 7/3 from 3-6 pm ET on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz (Ch. 67)

The 36th annual Montreal Jazz Festival, the world’s largest jazz gathering, will be airing live all week on SiriusXM’s Real Jazz. 80 more words


Guest Spot at The Bakersfield Jazz Workshop

So, about a month ago, the leader of the big band I play in approached me about playing a small gig with an impromptu quintet at the Bakersfield Jazz Workshop. 431 more words


Play like a BOSS in all 12 keys (without practicing every song in every key)

Do you want to play like a boss in all 12 keys? I do, but when I think about practicing in all 12 keys, the wall goes up. 289 more words


Smile - words by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons - music by Charlie Chaplin


words by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons

music by Charlie Chaplin

Smile. The song that makes all of our souls ache just a little. 171 more words

Marion Abbott


Hey Everyone! Welcome To Song Suggestions For Singers!

My background is Musical Theatre, with a passionate love for jazz standards and pre-1950’s Broadway tunes. My teaching career put me in a unique (crazy? 177 more words

Marion Abbott

The Gold Monster & I Offer Music For Aural & Emotional Rejoicing

When I embarked on my musical path, there was this standard, that standard; by “standards”, I mean, everybody played them, everybody loved them, type tunes… 317 more words

Arnold Faber