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Guillermo Cerneaz & Marina Kenny - Remembranzas - Portland Valentango 2014

I liked very much the interpretation of this piece in terms of musicality. I found the leader to be very creative and Marina shows great ease and elegance while she punctuates her performance with beautiful embelishments. 152 more words


Singing Round 365 - I Can't Believe How Far We've Come

Okay, I wrote a round every single day for a year.  Some were terrible, some were easy, some were beautiful.  All were worth it.  I’ve never done anything every day for a year and I was curious to see what it could do for me.   385 more words

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completion of a commission

Last month I was asked by a friend of mine, on behalf of a group, to paint a specific image as a gift. I’ve never completed a commission for a group of people before but was thrilled. 333 more words


Singing Round 350 - When In Doubt, Sing

Saw the title on a t-shirt today and then just filled in the rest. :)    SING ON!

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Ellington's Interlocking Riffs

I got into the 1956 album Duke Ellington At Newport while studying for my master’s last year. It’s a standout piece of work from one of the greats of 20th century music, but what seduced me about it were a few particular things – all kind of related to each other. 1,035 more words