I remember when the song “Stairway to Heaven” was released in 1971 by the English rock band Led Zeppelin. The song was sung by Robert Plant whose vocals were so unique and personified the exemplary rock star that he was...More
Last night on America’s Got Talent, Luke Islam, a 12 year old contestant, sang his heart out. His dream is to sing on Broadway. When asked about his favorite judge he responded that he loves all the judges...More
My mother and father had their honeymoon at the Nevele Hotel in the Catskills. This occurred 69 years ago. My mom was 19 years old and my dad was 21 years old. They chose the Catskills because it was a golfing Mecca during that time...More
I am a teacher of the Enneagram, a personality model. I have talked about the Enneagram in a prior blog. It is the most comprehensive personality model that exists in the world today. According to the Enneagram, there are 9 types of personality...More
Last night on America’s Got Talent (fifth audition episode) we saw a 10 year old girl named Emanne Beasha sing “Nessun Dorma, a rather complex Operatic piece. She stunned the judges as well as the audience. She said that her mother listened to opera and her grandmother listened to opera...More
“Frozen In Time” is a CD that I released in the early 1990’s. I am at first and foremost a person who loves music. “Frozen In Time” was a labor of love, a compilation of songs that were my favorite. I have written well over 120 hundred songs in my lifetime...More
Who would think that an 18 year old young man from Poland by the name of Marcin Patrzalek would be the best act of the America’s Got Talent last night? He was completely amazing pouring every ounce of energy and talent into a unique blend of “Beethoven’s 5th Symphony” and System of a Down’s “Toxicity.”
I saw the movie Rocketman yesterday. This rock and roll extravaganza is depicted like a wild theatrical musical fantasy. The musical numbers were sung very well, especially by Egerton’s Elton, but it felt overdone and it left me feeling disappointed. One cannot fill emptiness with theatrics and drugs...More
Once again I viewed America’s Got Talent last night. It appears every Tuesday night on channel on NBC. Every time the show ends on a high note. The Golden Buzzer is pressed for one of the best acts. This time Simon Cowell, one of the judges pressed the Golden Buzzer for a young boy of 11 years old.
Dan Fogelberg was an American musician, songwriter, and composer. He is well known for his 1980’s songs such as “Longer”, “Leader of the Band” and “Same Old Lang Syne”. He was born 8/13/51 and died on 12/16/07. It was over 12 years ago that my favorite artist passed away...More
Songland is a show about unknown songwriters who present their original works to major recording artists and a panel of top music producers. These songwriters hope to create the artist’s next chart topping hit. The show is packed with star artists including the Jonas Brothers, John Legend, will.i...More
I have met numerous savants in my job at Abilities Inc. as I helped placed those on the autistic spectrum. There were some consumers that if I told them my birthday they could tell me what day it fell on. I was utterly amazed.
Now there is another blind savant, a Musical Prodigy, that has come into the publ...More
America’ Got Talent is truly a very entertaining show. From singers to comedians, dancers and those dare devils who risk their lives doing their stunts. I was amazed by the comedian Fabulous Jackie, a lawyer who left practicing law to be a full time stand up comedian...More