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HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT'S MUSICAL THEME (3.25.17)

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I was gone last week, but I’m back on Saturday with a musical tribute to something we’ve all been waiting for, hoping for, getting ready for – no, not Beyonce’s twins – I’m thinking something seasonal. 13 more words

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George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson (1961) the Swingin's Mutual (LP) Capitol (ST 1524)

George Shearing Quintet with Nancy Wilson

the Swingin’s Mutual 

1961

Capitol (ST 1524)

produced by Dave Cavanaugh and Tom Morgan

**** recommended
While all of Nancy’s 1960s albums will likely please her serious fans, some dates clearly stand out, and this early one with Shearing is clearly one of them. 157 more words

HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT'S MUSICAL THEME (3.4.17)

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Duke Ellington is supposed to have said that there are just two types of music – good and bad. Types of people? That’s not so simple. 142 more words

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HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHTS MUSICAL THEME (2.25.17)

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Floods are raging, so are voters; people are being kept out of the country, kept out of bathrooms, and kept out of the loop. Surely I can get a musical theme out of all that important news. 64 more words

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HINT FOR THIS SATURDAY NIGHT'S MUSICAL THEME (2.18.17)

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It seems to me that you always and only have two choices. Doesn’t matter what it is, a question, a news story, a ballgame, an election – whatever  – you have the same two choices: laugh or cry. 61 more words

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Al Jarreau (1940-2017): We Thank You For Your Service,But Do We Have You Covered?

Al Jarreau is one of those artists whose followed me from my first understandings of music to the present day.  “We’re In This Love Together” is one of the first pop song memories I have from a sentimental standpoint. 379 more words

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One dude's opinion: Al Jarreau's 5 Best Songs

With the death of Al Jarreau today, another great has left the planet. There were very few male vocalists ever who could match his talent, and there is nobody in today’s music who can. 177 more words