Archive for September 2010

YOU CAN'T GET THIS MUSIC OUT OF YOUR HEAD!

Sunday, September 26, 2010: YOU CAN’T GET THIS MUSIC OUT OF YOUR HEAD! Remember the music you listened to during your high school years.  According to neuroscientist Daniel Levitin – that’s the music you’ll remember for a lifetime. Musician Marc Cohn released his new cd titled, “Listening Booth: 1970”.  This was the music that was…

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WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER

Sunday, September 19, 2010: WHAT I DID LAST SUMMER A mariachi ensemble of six musicians played, another DJ was cranking out beats, a singer in a ball cap accompanied himself on guitar over a concert-like speaker system  – RV’s and buses were neatly sardined in parallel stalls – people of all ages AND all sizes…

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GOOD IS THE ENEMY OF GREAT

Sunday, September 12, 2010: GOOD IS THE ENEMY OF GREAT “I think one of the problems with the music business is there is too much good which makes it hard to find great.”  (Dan Beck, Managing Partner with Big Honcho Media)  Big Honcho media is a boutique marketing agency that specializes in radio, television, and…

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SHAPING THE COLOUR OF MUSIC

Sunday September 5, 2010: SHAPING THE COLOUR OF MUSIC Last weekend, my wife and I had the privilege to listen to some very fine musicians.  One of the performers was drummer Timothy Pope.   Tim has performed with Ray Charles, Bobby McFerrin, Jose Feliciano, Ben E. King, La Toya Jackson, Tony Orlando and Dawn, Mary Wells,…

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