The musician in us tends to think the singer is in the way of the great arrangement. The Singer in us thinks that the musician is out to do us in--- covering our vocals. Some cohesion is needed, because, being a musician/arranger and singer and successful at it for many years--I see the need for discussion that can bring out the best in both worlds and reach the "fun" and happiness and financial reward for those lucky enough to be good singers and also good musicians. Tired of the "tired jokes" that separate. There really is no separation--except the insistance to have it.
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I wouldn't necessarily agree that [u]all[/u] the greats vocalise during their solos. The three you mentioned do, as do many others. However, there are al...

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  Keith Jarrett never stops signing

All the greats emit vocal nuances to there solo's and jazz interpretations. Just listen to Keith Jarrett, Errol Garner, Oscar Peterson etc. To vocally conn...

01/06/2010, by 0 replies
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Kurzweil k1000 manual is here: http://www.kurzweilmusicsystems.com/Product.php?product=163...

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  Happy New Year

I want to wish a very Happy New Year to all you singer/musician/writers. My album will be released in Feb and all is complete and a thrill to do the p...

01/02/2008, by 0 replies
  Vocals on my album

Started the vocals on my album after a long time of doing the tracks which are all written and arranged by me and piano parts played by me. Whoa------...

09/09/2007, by 0 replies
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Far be it for me to issue an opinion, but if someone is not prepared to hear the truth, then they have no place in asking the question. If they do not appr...

05/26/2007, by 0 replies
  Happy Memorial Day Weekend

Well, go figure, I'm on a yaught and bored silly--pampered, yep--- and mentally escaping because noone is getting my best lines---they probably aren't wort...

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Bev, thanks alot for your view about these concerts. I'm not a big fan of Celine or Barbra anyway, here in France we are "closer" from Celine as ...

05/20/2007, by 0 replies
  I'd opt for Barbra

jmderay, While Celine has a fine vocal instrument--I'd rather see Barbara. Barbra doesn't sing as well as she used to---dunno why? I saw her last per...

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thanks again for your kinds words, Bev. The fact I don't understand all you write isn't because you write fast :) it's because I'm foreigner, and I don...

05/15/2007, by 0 replies
  The Awards Show

Well. I did the awards show Sat night and actually survived falling forward in my "stilted" high heels. It was gala and all the limo's and ...

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  jmderay

I think you are a better artist than you know. Doesn't matter if you understand everything I write. Hey, I don't either---I have to reread what I have w...

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  Dr. Whack w p

Dear Whack, Yeah, you are right---just that that song was the pivotal song that changed my life as an artist---and as a woman too---but I've got all I c...

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About "a taste of love" in particular, my opinion won't bring you alot, since I'm far from beeing an expert (maybe some other LJP'ers will fe...

05/09/2007, by 0 replies
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[sf]thank you Bev for posting those lines. You didn't have to, I'm just happy if my words did help at some occasion, and more recently, if my comments abou...

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  Old message # 34909

Thanks for the songplanet link - it was great to put a sound to a name! Your stuff sounds great - and great players too. I'm a "if it aint broke, d...

05/07/2007, by 0 replies
  Especially for jmderay

Dear jmderay, I wanted to thank you personally for this post and the one that said "I love your text" I had to record the next day after I ...

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  Thanks Guys and asking a favor.

Ok guys, you caught Bev in the "worst version of myself" mode. Paranoia is not my style ---but I admit to giving in to it! Sorry, fellows--...

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  Old message # 34802

Private messages are not necessarily related to the room in which they are posted. So if I were to send a private message to some member of this forum, it...

04/30/2007, by 0 replies
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Bev, I'm not sure to understand why you've decided to stop posting on that site, and as a foreigner, my words won't probably be the good ones, but let me t...

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