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Happy Birthday to legendary jazz pianist and composer Dave Brubeck, who would have been 99 today. I had a chance to hear him live several times and it was always an incredible experience! This is my version of his wonderful composition Strange Meadowlark, with lyrics by his wife Iona Brubeck, from my recent album Solo Sessions Volume 1. ...
BRENDA EARLE STOKES is with Pete McCann and Evan Gregor at SubCulture.
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Happy Birthday to guitarist/composer Egberto Gismonti, who is 72 today! Maestro Gismonti was kind enough to allow me to write lyrics to his gorgeous song "Agua E Vinho", which I renamed "Water Into Wine." It was recorded on my 2014 album Right About Now. ...
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Greetings from Banff, Alberta, Canada where I am currently in residence at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity. It is a veritable winter wonderland out here – snow everywhere and there have been several…continue reading Sign Up For the … Continue reading
Things are really heating up with the new record Solo Sessions Volume 1. The CD Release event is this Saturday, October 26th at 7pm at Pangea – an intimate listening room in NYC…Continue Reading Sign Up For the Newsletter! Email Address First … Continue reading