Halloween is a Family Holiday. Pumpkin carving and decorations. Costumes and Trick or Treating. Our family is a little different.
A while back my niece posted a cool avatar on her Facebook. i asked where she got and she said “Wicked”…duh. Well little did I know it was a smash Broadway musical and a really cool book (s). I watched a couple of YouTube videos and was enthralled. Hey, I live in Vegas. Surely I can go see it. Maybe it’s on DVD. Fat chance. We had to wait TWO YEARS while they BUILT a place to host it.
By February 1977 I had to make a choice. Music or aviation. I picked aviation and joined the Air Force. I was on Delayed Enlistment until May so I could finish the semester. Don was writing Asilomar at the time and he wrote me a fourth trumpet solo. Kinda a going away present. Yes, that’s the sound of the ocean in the song.
Merry Christmas, let’s start the Season with some Christmas music. Shall we?
So the folks over at Twitter are doing #songsfor japan. It’s all touchy-feeley over there, let’s feel sorry for them and all that.
Repeat after me..”She’s only FIVE years old”. Here are some more tear jerkers.
I was crunching through my bowl of Cheerios, checking email, reading posts and listening to the news. It was a normal morning. Amongst the spam and stuff was an email announcing Al’s latest blog post. It centered on her wish that her life burst into song. Younger readers will not recognize the Musical. Think of [...]
Eight year old Elizabeth Hughes belts it out at the Scope Arena, Norfolk Virginia. 12000 people were there for a Norfolk Admirals hockey game. Just watch….
If you ever get a chance to come to Vegas, make sure you see them.
Turn it up…..