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“Cacophony: A band parents story.”g


My next door neighbors, Clifford and Joyce Ingram’s raised 6-children, who were born two and three years apart. When their eldest child Cynthia began playing the drums in the local elementary school band no one expected her siblings would follow in her musical footsteps. As the years passed their home was filled with the sounds of a Tenor & Baritone Saxophone, Clarinet, French Horn, and … Continue reading “Cacophony: A band parents story.”g

“Mighty is the music of our lives.”


  Mighty is the sound of instruments to create the music of our desires from within our soul. Without the sound of instruments to create the music from our hearts, would humanity be calmer or would we be more violent? Mighty is the music of my life, surrounding my heart and soul of who I have become. The evolution of Music 1400 BC 2016 AD … Continue reading “Mighty is the music of our lives.”

“Shine.”


Every one of our 137 talented performing art graduates are uniquely special. They are blessed with talents & skills that shine from within in for us all to see in wonderment. We are fortunate to witness their radiant talent as they provide their last creative performance. Now with no further ado, I present to you the graduates of the Acme school of performance arts in … Continue reading “Shine.”

Carry


Because of my love of music, some word prompts spark my memory of songs from my past. The word “Carry” immediately takes me to the 1970’s and the song Carry on wayward son, by Kansas and the 1960’s Carry on, by Crosby, Still,& Nash also brings to mind great memories. But, because of my US Army MP experience, the phrase “Carry on soldier” was heard … Continue reading Carry

“B+ Weekend”


Write about what you did last weekend as though you’re a music critic reviewing a new album. This past weekend reading, writing, and the NFL playoffs were united with music across several genres. Beginning the day reading a couple of Kindle novel’s by Zora Neal Hurston’s, Tell My Horse and Tom Reiss, The Black Count while classical music played softly in the background highlighted by … Continue reading “B+ Weekend”

“Teen Age Idol”


  Who did you idolize as a teenager? Did you go crazy for the Beatles? Ga-ga over Duran-Duran? In love with Justin Bieber? Did you think Elvis was the living end? I have grown to love and enjoy music from across many genre’s highlighted with blues jazz, Rock and R & B of the 40’s to present day, but, I never idolized any singer as a … Continue reading “Teen Age Idol”

“Stroke of Midnight”


Where were  you last night at midnight? Would you have wanted to be somewhere else? On Dec 31 2015 New Years Eve I was at the beach by 8:00 pm to watch the festivities set to begin at midnight, however the rowdy drunken personalities of many of the people caused me to consider returning home since I was not in the mood for such silliness. Just … Continue reading “Stroke of Midnight”

“Always Something There to Remind Me”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Always Something There to Remind Me.” A song comes on the radio and instantly, you’re transported to a different time and place. Which song(s) bring back memories for you and why? Be sure to mention the song, and describe the memory it evokes. Lately, I have heard the comment “Song for the summer of 2015.” Each time I … Continue reading “Always Something There to Remind Me”

“Playlist of the week”


In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Playlist of the Week.” Tell us how your week went by putting together a playlist of five songs that represent it. I love this prompt idea, as I have a diverse and eclectic group of music I listen to as I write and read throughout the day. My music varies, however, my music begins in the morning when … Continue reading “Playlist of the week”

Opening Lines


Todays daily prompt is “Opening Lines” Use the first line, of the last song you listened to (on the radio, on your music player, or anywhere else)? Use it as the first sentence of your post. Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions, “People get ready”, is the name of the song and the lyrics continue as, people get ready for a train is coming, you don’t … Continue reading Opening Lines