It’s May 25th. Happy Birthday to me!
His live performances are actually even better than his recordings!
I just performed his Music for Mallet Instruments, Voices, and Organ and Drumming with the Jacaranda group in Santa Monica. Reich’s deep knowledge of Ghanaian drum music permeates his works. I feel connected to my core, to something primal when I sing them and hear them.
Can’t get their 2015 ACDA performance in Salt Lake City out of my mind.
Best recording of Grieg Piano Concerto in A minor EVER
Their recording of “Lots of Drops of Brandy” is the the happiest music I’ve ever heard.
This man really could sing!! I heard this song called “Crush” on KJZZ the other night. I was slain.
Her song “Nobody’s Supposed to Be Here” is STILL my jam. Plus, she nails the Whitney Houston character in “The Bodyguard” musical.
The voice for whom the solo in my arrangement of “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” was written.
…and today’s #1 favorite is…
Former Citadel football player turned internationally-known opera singer, I follow Morris on Facebook religiously. Morris is Gittn’er done!!