Monday, February 8, 2016
Lou Delmonico, one of the original founders of the Orange County Performing Arts Center in Southern California, turned 75 in January. He’s a pretty special guy.
Lou sits on many arts-related Boards. His love of opera and chorale music is legendary.
He’s also a great fan of… Read the full story »
Sunday, July 12, 2015
It’s been more than six years since we moved halfway across the country to our home in Dallas, TX.
In the thirty years we lived in California, a lot of things changed there – some for the better, and some not.
Texas is a far different… Read the full story »
Thursday, June 11, 2015
The internet is loaded with stuff like this:
Fly Me To The Moon “by” Frank Sinatra.
Shame on you, Pandora.
Sinatra may have had the hit, but he didn’t write the song.
A guy named Bart Howard did.
To me, this is about as bad as looking at the… Read the full story »
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Reflecting upon the state of jazz in the state of Texas, it’s alive and well. A recent club date was big-time proof that the art of improvisation lives in the hearts, minds bodies and talents of some very fine young musicians here. Was I dreaming,… Read the full story »
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Might be that nobody really knows what jazz is anymore.
Some think it’s a dowdy antique, while others are certain it’s a marriage of rap and hip hop.
Neo-soul gets to be called “jazz” these days, too.
Oh, and original music…or maybe anything with a… Read the full story »
Monday, September 3, 2012
Dallas Morning News
Name a song, and she’ll sing it.
A huge repertoire testifies to singer Judy Chamberlain’s first love: jazz.
By JON M. GILBERTSON
Friday, April 27, 2012
What makes a great band?
Sunday, April 8, 2012
Getting married in the Greater Los Angeles area? Orange County, Santa Barbara, San Diego and Palm Springs brides know how expensive it can be to rent a venue, provde a great meal and an open bar for your guests, arrange for lovely flowers, a great… Read the full story »
Friday, January 6, 2012
Recently engaged? Getting married in Dallas/Ft. Worth?
Like the idea of having a million dollar wedding, even if your budget doesn’t quite match that figure?
Are you a music lover – and do you think that hiring a DJ or “cover band” is your only option?