Dancing with the Stars …. “SEMIFINALS … Amazing Stories and Performances …. Two Perfect Scores …. “!!


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~~May 17, 2017~~ 

SEASON 24 SEMIFINALS

Two flawless performances.

Perfect scores for both.

Enjoyed them thoroughly.

Surprise ending … you’ll have to watch!

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Dancing With the Stars Semifinals Recap

Did the Right Couple Go Home?

We’ve officially reached the home stretch of Dancing With the Stars‘ latest season, and you know what that means:

The performances will be spectacular, the emotional breakdowns will be frequent … and there’s always time for one more shocking elimination.

~~SOURCE~~ 

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~~Normani and Val’s Jazz~~

~~Published on May 15, 2017~~

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Normani Kordei and Val Chmerkovskiy Jazz to “What A Wonderful World” by Ray Chew Live on Dancing with the Stars’ Season 24 Semi-Finals!

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~~Simone and Sasha’s  Rumba~~

~~Published on May 15, 2017~~

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Simone Biles and Sasha Farber Rumba to “Skyscraper” by Demi Lovato on Dancing with the Stars’ Season 24 Semi-Finals!

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At the end of the day …. “PULSE …. ‘I Will Survive’ …. “!!


 

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~~August 12, 2016~~ 

I WILL SURVIVE

I remember when this song came out.

At the time, I was realizing the nature of my sexuality.

Every time there was an outing to a gay bar in Puerto Rico, the song would play.

When it did, all present would stand up, sing, dance and do their “thing”.

It became an anthem for the reality of the LGBT community then.

I must thank Gloria Gaynor for her hit song.

I find it fitting to end the day, the second month after the horrible shooting at the Orlando bar PULSE, with a version of this song.

We will survive … with pain in our hearts.

Will never forget …

But, we will survive.

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A ’40s Jazz/Latin Ballroom Remake of “I Will Survive” featuring Sara Niemietz

The incredible Sara Niemietz is back with another amazing Postmodern Jukebox performance – this time, we took the  iconic 1978 hit “I Will Survive” back into the ’40’s, and blended some jazz and Latin influences into the mix.

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~~I Will Survive~~

Vintage ’40’s Jazz/Latin Ballroom Style Cover ft. Sara Niemietz

~~Published on Aug 11, 2016~~

The incredible Sara Niemietz just returned from our 4 month #PMJtour of Europe, and she’s back with a ’40s style remake of the disco classic, “I Will Survive” – complete with a Latin ballroom dance break.

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At the end of the day …. “Postmodern Jukebox: All About That Bass”!!


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~~March 29, 2015~~ 

ALL ABOUT THAT BASS

….. a hit for Meghan Trainor, a classic for my family and grandkids!

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Scott Bradlee (born September 19, 1981) is an American musician, pianist, composer, and arranger. He is known for his viral videos on YouTube.

~Biography~

Bradlee was born on Long Island, New York, where he first fell in love with jazz at the age of 12 after hearing George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue” for the first time. Bradlee became a successful performer, working in the New York jazz scene. Bradlee also served as music director for an interactive, off-Broadway theater experience called Sleep No More.

In looking for creative inspiration, Bradlee began reworking popular music as an exercise. In 2009, he released “Hello My Ragtime ’80’s”, in which he incorporated popular music from the 1980’s with ragtime-style piano. After playing and experimenting on stage at his regular gig at Robert Restaurant, Bradlee released the compilation Mashups by Candlelight. He would finally begin to gain popularity with his release of A Motown Tribute to Nickleback in 2012, a collaboration with local musicians which arranged Nickleback’s songs in the style of 1960’s style R&B music.

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In 2013, Bradlee began to work more seriously on forming Postmodern Jukebox, a rotating group of musicians producing covers of pop songs in the styles of jazz, ragtime, and swing. The group broke out onto the public radar with their doo-wop cover of the Miley Cyrus song “We Can’t Stop“. Several artists have publicly noted their appreciation for the group’s work. As the viral surge grew, Bradlee was interviewed by news outlets such as NPR and also performed live on Good Morning America and Fuse.

The group capped off their meteoric year with a visit to Cosmopolitan Magazine’s New York office for a year end review of their work and popular songs from the year. Among the group’s prominent guest musicians are Dave Koz, who collaborated with them in a jazz covers of “Careless Whisper” and the Game of Thrones theme song, and Niia, who joined them for a “space jazz” version of “The End of the World”.

Postmodern Jukebox’s October 2013 collaboration with Puddles Pity Party on a cover of Lorde’s “Royals” generated particularly strong interest. As of September 2014, this video remained the second most popular on Bradlee’s YouTube channel with over 8.7 million hits.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Bradlee

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~~All About That Bass~~

Postmodern Jukebox European Tour Version

~~Published on Mar 17, 2015~~

To celebrate the last week of our European tour, we got some of the cast together to record this special version of one of our biggest covers – Meghan Trainor’s “All About That Bass,” in the style of PMJ ft. Kate Davis, of course. Not only does it feature vocalists Haley Reinhart, Morgan James, and Ariana Savalas rocking some Andrews Sisters- style harmonies, but it also features a sweet four hand bass solo by Casey Abrams and Adam Kubota.

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~The Band~
Casey Abrams – bass & vocals http://caseybassy.com
Haley Reinhart – vocals http://www.instagram.com/haleyreinhart
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Morgan James – vocals http://www.morganjamesonline.com
Ariana Savalas – vocals http://www.arianasavalas.com
James Hall – trombone http://www.jameshallmusic.com
Ben Golder-Novick – clarinet http://www.facebook.com/benthesaxguy
Adam Kubota – bass http://www.instagram.com/adamkubota_bass
Chip Thomas – drums http://www.instagram.com/chipfunky
Scott Bradlee – piano http://www.facebook.com/scottbradleem…
http://www.instagram.com/scottbradlee

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At the end of the day …. a great discovery!!


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~~August 14, 2014~~ 

TOM BARABAS

I was browsing through the net, looking for something new (to me), interesting, creative, inspirational and soothing to post “at the end of the day”. This is what I crave for after these recent days. Something where my soul can feel comfort, peace and tranquility. 

I think I found it. I would like to share it with you.

Hope that you enjoy it as much as I have. 

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Tom Barabas is an American-Hungarian pianist/keyboardist. He studied classical music at the Caracas Conservatory in Venezuela before developing a taste for rock, jazz, and New Age.

~~Childhood~~

Barabas spent his childhood in Hungary, and emigrated to the US in the 1960s, living and composing in San Diego, California. In the classic style of great, onstage performers, Tom Barabas delivers a musically eloquent experience that builds rapport with his audience and invites them to fall in love with his graceful streams of sound.

An Early Start – Tom began playing music at the age of four in Budapest, Hungary. By age 12, he had attracted the interest and praise of his piano instructors and he made his public debut at the Liszt Conservatory of Music.

In 1949 his family emigrated to Venezuela where he studied classical piano and composition at the Venezuela Conservatory of Music in Caracas, Venezuela’s “Juilliard”. He earned his Master’s Degree in 1957.

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~~Reviews~~

“Tom’s performance was sensational. The artistry of his music and his personal charm enriched the evening for everyone. We thank him for sharing his exceptional talents with us.”

Nancy Mulligan, ASPEN Productions, Inc.

National reviewer, P.J. Birosik’s response to Tom’s music echoes the sentiments of his fans across the country – ”Barabas composes richly harmonic and well-articulated pieces that satisfy the soul and stir the imagination.” He performs with an intimacy, spontaneity and living warmth that sets him apart from other instrumentalists. His technique combines classical, Latin and jazz traditions in an unmistakably personal and joyful style.

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~~SOURCE~~

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tom_Barabas

https://hrexach.wordpress.com/2014/05/15/to-start-the-day-a-free-spirit/

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~~Free Spirit~~

~Tom Barabas~

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