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I can’t get enough of this record! Interested to hear others’ take on her music.
Website at: http://bit.ly/BeatriceWebsite
Regardless of the fact that Beatrice Mason’s songs are sung in Portuguese, she corners the universal sound of smooth jazz making her popularity take on a steady rise in the United States. Her latest album release just hit #50 on SmoothJazz.com. The College Music Journal (CMJ) recently ranked her album at #19 on their New World Music Chart, and her debuts at other core radio stations have been quite favorable. Thanks to her enchantingly percussive take on Suzanne Vega’s 1996 hit “Caramel” - the CD’s one English language track is available in three sultry “Nite Life” and “Pop” remixes by Motown veteran Michael B. Sutton (Smokey Robinson, Michael Jackson).
From her website: “Mosaico: a musical mosaic of styles and sounds with the common thread of emanating from her native Brasil. “Algum Mistério (Some Kind of Mystery),” Ana Clara Horta’s piano samba “Cortejo,” and a duet version of Raphael Gemal’s “Canto Só” featuring guest vocalist Edu Krieger. An artful video was also lensed for her version of Vitor Ramil’s “Foi no mês que vem,” a mix of tango and electronica.”
I can’t get enough of this record! Interested to hear others’ take on her music.
Website at: http://bit.ly/BeatriceWebsite
Listen to the 3 english mixes of “Caramel” at:
http://cdbaby.com/cd/beatricemason1I can’t get enough of this record! Interested to hear others’ take on her... more
Gene Simmons and Wolfgang Puck Produced LA Rocktoberfest Adds Rock Music by Platinum Artist Eric Dill on The BillProducers (Gene Simmons and Wolfgang Puck) of the first annual Rocktoberfest at L.A. LIVE announced that platinum recording artist Eric Dill will perform at Rocktoberfest, Wednesday, October 17, 2012. Eric Dill hits the stage at 8 pm for an amazing set with some outstanding veteran musicians, and very well known songs.
Dill's edgy song "War With The Wolves" is in heavy rotation across America, and his video of the same name is about to hit MTV and VH1. Former lead singer of the world - renowned pop rock group The Click Five, Dill has embarked on a solo music career. His hit single "Just the Girl'" from The Click Five's debut album "Greetings from Imrie House," was #1 on Billboard's Hot Digital Songs and #8 on the Pop 100 Chart.
The critically acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician from Indianapolis has sold out shows from across the world performing as the opening act for the 2005 Backstreet Boys Tour, to Ashlee Simpson's North American Tour.
Check out the cool Halloween themed video “War with the Wolves” at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sd8zt0_YI0c
Eric on iTunes: http://bit.ly/EricDill
Get tickets for Rocktoberfest here: http://bit.ly/Rocktoberfest_TixProducers (Gene Simmons and Wolfgang Puck) of the first annual Rocktoberfest at L.A.... more
A tribute to one of the great songwriters and his passing earlier today.
Buffalo Springfield, The Seeds, Johnny Rivers, The Supremes – KHJ Appreciation Day At The Bowl – 1967 – Backstage Weekend/Past Daily Pop Chronicles « Past DailyBack when a concert was an experience and a half.
In Pop artist LexRox's video "Go All In," LexRox takes down a challenger in a video filled with boxing scenes and plenty of excitement and good music. LexRox is letting the masses know that if you think got the stuff it takes to be a pop star in the music business, you have to put in some hard work along with your talent for it to pay off ! "Go All In" is a summer jam. It's fun watching LexRox at a house party taking on Thumb Wrestling, Rock paper scissors, and Nerf guns, and coming out a winner against the other guy, who is not a good loser. The edits cut to the music breaks tightly. LexRox gives a great vocal performance on this tune and even raps a little. The track is pumping with intense keyboards and bass, great for dancing or just listening to for fun. if you have young music fans, they'll love this cut. I'd like to see her on rotation with Disney, as this young talent certainly has the goods.
Music: http://youtu.be/Tc_396eUCTEIn Pop artist LexRox's video "Go All In," LexRox takes down a... more
Pop princess Lea Marie has arrived with her new single "Take Me For A Ride". Both beautiful and talented, this pop vocalist's sound will make listeners wish that they were the lucky recipients of that request. "Take Me For A Ride" is from her recently released sophomore album "Undercover Lover," which boasts 6 tracks. The video for "Take Me For A Ride" highlights her charm, presence, and vocal abilities that are unquestionably good, showing her in scenes all over Hollywood during the day and night. Very well produced and entertaining, Lea delivers an awesome vocal performance that fits the mood of the track and video perfectly, as her band backs her up all the way. Right in the middle of the video, she changes on one of the breaks and sings in a slightly lighter, sweeter voice, which adds a dynamic to the song that viewers and listeners will find to be very pleasing. "Take Me For A Ride" grabs the viewer with its fast pace and good music. The young talent does the rest and by the end of the song, you'll be hooked. With a nice danceable, beat this song is really hot, and so is the singer. "Take Me For A Ride" is a pop lover's paradise.
Music: http://youtu.be/4r0sUdjRkh8Pop princess Lea Marie has arrived with her new single "Take Me For A Ride".... more
Los Angeles Times...
Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer, arranger
The Grammy-winning musician's interests included jazz, Latin and pop music, and he released more than 50 albums under his name.
Although Clare Fischer, shown in 1987, entered professional music through jazz, his expansive creative perspective quickly grew to embrace many other musical areas.
(Los Angeles Times)
By Don Heckman, Special to The Los Angeles Times
January 28, 2012
Clare Fischer, a Grammy-winning pianist, composer and arranger who crossed freely from jazz to Latin and pop music, working with such names as Dizzy Gillespie, George Shearing and Natalie Cole as well as Paul McCartney, Prince and Michael Jackson, has died. He was 83.
Fischer died Thursday at Providence St. Joseph's Medical Center in Burbank of complications from a heart attack he had two weeks ago, said family spokeswoman Claris Dodge.
Although he entered professional music through jazz, his expansive creative perspective quickly grew to embrace many other musical areas.
"I relate to everything," he explained in 1987 in The Times. "I'm not just jazz, Latin or classical. I really am a fusion of all of those." He went on to describe his fascination with Stravinsky, Schoenberg and Bartok, as well as Duke Ellington, Bud Powell, Lee Konitz, Tito Puente and boogie-woogie pianist Meade Lux Lewis.
Regardless of genre, Fischer's arranging and composing invariably possessed a rich harmonic palette, one that attracted and influenced other musicians.
"Clare Fischer was a major influence on my harmonic concept," Herbie Hancock said in a statement on Fischer's website. Hancock credited Fischer's arrangements for the 1950s vocal group the Hi-Lo's with significantly influencing his 1968 recording "Speak Like a Child."
Pop and rock artists especially valued Fischer's arranging for the lush, classical qualities of the textures he created, particularly for string ensembles. He worked closely with his son, Brent Fischer, also an arranger and conductor, to provide arrangements and orchestrations for McCartney, Chaka Khan, Carlos Santana, Rufus, Brandy and many others. Fischer's first music credit in film was for Prince's "Under the Cherry Moon."
Fischer was also in demand as a studio keyboardist, performing, composing or arranging for commercials, film and television scores, and for more than 100 albums for other artists.
He released more than 50 albums under his own name in a recording career that began in 1962 with the album "First Time Out." His diverse ensembles included the Latin group Salsa Picante; the vocal group 2 + 2; his Clarinet Choir; and the 30-piece band Clare Fischer's Jazz Corps. He also performed solo on piano and paired with Donald Byrd, Gary Foster, Jerry Coker and others.
Fischer's first classical recording, 2001's "After the Rain," was a collection of his symphonic works.
He won two Grammy awards, in 1981 for "Clare Fischer and Salsa Picante Present 2+2" and in 1986 for "Freefall."
Douglas Clare Fischer was born Oct. 22, 1928, in Durand, Mich., the third of four children. His first instruments were violin and piano; but during high school he added cello, clarinet and saxophone. As a teenager in Grand Rapids, he composed and arranged for big bands.
At Michigan State University, he majored in composition and theory, earning a bachelor's degree in music in 1951. After serving in the Army, Fischer received a master's in music from the school in 1955.
His professional career escalated in the late 1950s during his five-year association as pianist/arranger/conductor with the musically adventurous Hi-Lo's. But his arrangements for Dizzy Gillespie's 1960 album, "A Portrait of Duke Ellington," brought him the full attention of the jazz community. Albums for pianist George Shearing, vibraphonist Cal Tjader, alto saxophonist Bud Shank and guitarist Joe Pass followed.
A mid-1970s reunion with Tjader revived Fischer's fascination with Latin music, via his Salsa Picante group. He was fond of Brazilian music in general and bossa nova in particular.
In 1988, Fischer had a freeway encounter with another driver that escalated into a roadside physical confrontation. Fischer, then 60, was assaulted, suffering a hairline skull fracture and a concussion. It took nearly a year for him to recover and return to music.
"If I discovered anything in that strange, 10-month period of recovery," Fischer later told The Times, "it's that music is the one thing that makes me sane."
He is survived by his wife, Donna; his children, Lee, Brent and Tahlia; two stepchildren, Lisa and Bill Bachman; three grandchildren; and a brother, Stewart.
.Los Angeles Times... . Clare Fischer dies at 83; versatile pianist, composer,... more
Today's "Saturday Stew Cinema" pick is actually about five years old, but as one of my Facebook friends reminded me, "it never gets old."
http://veracitystew.com/2011/10/29/hilarious-album-covers-come-alive-video/Today's "Saturday Stew Cinema" pick is actually about five years old,... more
Is Beyonce actually pregnant? Last night on Sunday Night HD, Beyonce's (PROSTHETIC?!?!?!) baby bump seemed to FOLD in on itself when she bent over.
CONSPIRACY? SOUND THE ALARMS? GAME OVER? FAIL? BUSTED?Is Beyonce actually pregnant? Last night on Sunday Night HD, Beyonce's... more
Highlights from Classic Talent starring Pop singer Eye'z and featuring belly dancer Rasa Vitalia, one man rock band The Slow Poisoner, comedian Gina Ritter and Nina the stuttering comedian. Special shouts to DJ Mix Master Miguel for keeping the party jumping with the music and Indiana B TV for producing this excellent video
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xr8W4F3J3qgHighlights from Classic Talent starring Pop singer Eye'z and featuring belly... more
Switching it up tonight with the music of Alec Wilder recorded in 1939.
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Lady Gaga's new hit single "Born This Way" has been a hot topic of discussion over the past few days by many people saying it sounds like Madonna's 80's hit song "Express Yourself". Look out Anderson Cooper, Oscar LeDouche sits down with the pop icon Lady Gaga in this exclusive intereview you won't see anywhere else.
Cast: Walt Frasier (Oscar LeDouche), Alyson Goodman (Lady Gaga), Laurice Fattal (Gaga Vocals), Directed By: Araxy Hill
Disclaimer: This is a parody sketch for comedy entertainment. This is not an actual interview with Lady Gaga. This is only to make fun of the media and the gossip surrounding the music industry and current events.Brought to you by Absent MInded Comedy.Lady Gaga's new hit single "Born This Way" has been a hot topic of... more
What a way to start the weekend - Lady Gaga's new single hit the web today and not only is it a instant humdinger, but it's also a classic case of tune-lifting. Don't get me wrong "Born This Way" is a stomping gay disco anthem that we will all go around humming for the rest of the year whether we like it or now, but my oh my does it sound like a lot of other pop anthems. Madonna's "Express Yourself" is the most obvious one, and Kelly Rowland's and David Guetta's "When Love Takes Over" is also lurking in the background. The people over at drownedinsound has already complied a Spotify playlist of songs that sound like Lady Gaga's new track. But what other songs has she nicked from do you think - post your picks below!
Here is the audio track for "Born This Way."
What a way to start the weekend - Lady Gaga's new single hit the web today and... more