Archive for December 2011

PEACE, GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN

Sunday, December 25, 2011: PEACE, GOOD WILL TOWARD MEN The King James version of the Bible: Luke 2, verses 8 – 14: 8And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. 9And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon them, and the glory of…

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DISTRACTIONS, EXCUSES AND THE HOLIDAYS

Sunday, December 21, 2011: DISTRACTIONS, EXCUSES AND THE HOLIDAYS I’m going to take in a couple of Red Wing games and practices over the holidays – the Wings are in Calgary playing the Flames this week and in Chicago next week. The Red Wing coach, Mike Babcock, who has a very successful record in the…

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COLLABORATING

Sunday, December 11, 2011: COLLABORATING On Saturday, I met with two former students who have become very successful as singer/songwriters in the music industry. One of the singer/songwriters was kind enough to speak at the Turntable Creative class on Saturday.  This week, his music travels took him from London, England to Bombay, India and back…

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TELLING THE STORY INSIDE THE SONG

Sunday, December 4th, 2011: TELLING THE STORY INSIDE THE SONG The latest Duets ll album from Tony Bennett is worth a serious listen. At 85 years of age, Bennett is phenomenal – he paints word pictures with his colouring of consonants and his unique style of phrasing.  It’s a Tony Bennett signature!  The big sweeping…

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