Category Archives: Vocalist

Baby it’s cold outside

I am taking a day off to prepare for a weekend with three concert gigs. In between cleaning the mouthpieces, setting the reeds, and practicing the gnarly parts, I am looking for some music to highlight in next year’s concert … Continue reading

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Casa du Glassa ~ Music Studio by Design

As some of you might know, I am crazy happy with my return to performance music. Some might suggest I’ve gone a little over the top; they would be right. But we really lucked into the music studio. When the … Continue reading

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Orange Colored Sky

The Microsoft Jazz Band performed this in July. Another of my favs, again by Shaz Adams, “Orange Colored Sky” is a popular song, written by Milton DeLugg and Willie Stein and published in 1950. As sung by Shaz at Big … Continue reading

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Makin’ Whoopee

Here’s another video of my favorite creation, the Microsoft Jazz Band. Shaz Adams does the honors with Makin’ Whoopee. Here is it’s pedigree: The music was written by Walter Donaldson, the lyricist was Gus Kahn. It was part of the … Continue reading

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Vocal and Instrument Range Chart

I found this at Wikipedia in the Vocal Range category. It is fascinating and a good reference.

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Linda Ronstadt, sometimes it’s the simple thangs in life

Having done a tribute to one of Mom’s fav singers, I thought I would highlight one of mine. A long time favorite of Suzy and me is Linda Ronstadt. This picture is from her Hasten Down the Wind album. Yes, … Continue reading

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