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June 2008 Blog Posts (2)

PASSION THROUGH A SONG

Unleashing passion through a song, music spoken never wrong for deep within ones passion keep, the heart doth sing the soul doth weep;

Expressing self through sound, unspoken words play out profound; tone hold............. projects passions untold;

Lost in vortex heart speaks free of silent thought declare decree; such debth of emotion, music takes on meaningful life, if heart leads way no note be wrong; Passion is found within the song

Added by Joan DesCarpentier on June 17, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Stan and I had alot in commen.

Stan Getz was a large influence in my tenor playing. Like myself, Stan started playing tenor sax at the age of 13. He, also like myself, had spent up to 8 hours a day practicing his tenor. My music teacher constantly told me "Practice Makes Perfect" later on in school I was taught "No Ones Perfect". Hmmm, confuse a kid, why don't ya. Anyway, What I loved most about Stan was his Sambas and Bossa Novas. He was known for his cool jazz sound, and became popular while playing with Woody Herman and… Continue

Added by Lou and Eva on June 1, 2008 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

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