This weekend, I was invited to do a short set for a local non-profit holiday party. So Des and I dusted off the road gear and delighted the ladies with a few Christmas favorites. Here's one I've not shared previously: Irving Berlin's 1940's classic "White Christmas."
It's fitting, since last week I did "Rudolph" and those two songs are the biggest selling Christmas songs of all time (White Christmas is #1).
It's still green here in Michigan, albeit cold - hanging in the mid 30's this weekend.
Wherever you are in the world, I hope your December is full of warmth and good cheer.
This week in rehearsal, the most enjoyable song, by far was this one. No, this is not the Selena Gomez version with the new lyrics. Ahem. The original song was written by Mel Levin around 1961 for the animated Disney film 101 Dalmatians. This is a bluesy big band arrangement written by Dr. John in […]
Before last week, I thought hot pink handcuffs were reserved for a naughty midnight rendezvous or some other illicit affair. I never once considered they might actually be used to shackle my son and remand him into the custody of the local county detention center. And yet, there I sat, saying quick goodbyes, reaffirming my […]