Category Archives: Music

My talented friend Fawn Fritzen & a new CD

Do you remember two years ago, when I introduced you to my singer/songwriter friend Fawn Fritzen?  Go to this post if you missed it. At that time, she was just getting ready to release her first album, Bedroom Voice. She’s … Continue reading

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X is for Xylophone!

C’mon…raise your hands. How many of you think of this little toy when you hear the word xylophone? Actually, the term xylophone also includes instruments such as the marimba, the semantron and the vibes. BUT (for you purists – I’m talkin’ … Continue reading

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R: Raqs Bedaya

In 2011 I choreographed and produced a full theatre production that featured the Big Band, the Saba Middle Eastern Dance Ensemble and ensemble soloists. If you’ve watched any of the videos I’ve re-posted about the show during the A-Z in … Continue reading

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the Letter P: The Partridge Family still makes my little hippy heart go pitter patter

I was nine years old when the show first aired in 1970 and 13 years old at the final episode in 1974. Talk about the formative years! Did you know that The Partridge Family show was actually based on the … Continue reading

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L is for the Land of Make Believe

The Land of Make Believe by Chuck Mangione, brought to you by The Big Band, Whitehorse Yukon.  This is the piece that opened Rockin’ the Casbah – the stage show I produced in 2011.  I’m at the far right of … Continue reading

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I Got Rhythm

This is my friend Colleen McCarthy on the trombone in I Got Rhythm with The Big Band in Whitehorse, Yukon.  She really rocks this number. Enjoy! .     I’m participating in the Blogging From A-Z challenge.  One blog post for each letter of the alphabet, … Continue reading

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