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David Cook’s Digital Vein Album Strikes The Perfect Chord. 

   I may be too late to the Digital Vein’s CD Release Party which happened on September 18th 2015 but it doesn’t mean that I don’t care or appreciate everything David Cook has to offer to the music world.  I certainly do – very much so.   And, with the release of his 4th album, […]

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A MasterClass Moment: David Cook’s ShowStopping Response To Caleb Johnson

When will American Idol Season 13 winner, Caleb Johnson, ever learn to keep his mouth shut? Someone “google” him a filter and a brain because this guy does not know how “keep a lid on it” to save his life. Recently, he dissed American Idol Season 7 winner, David Cook, by saying that he – […]

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David Cook And David Archuleta’s Heartwarming Reunion On Stage.

A couple of days ago, American Idol Season 7 Runner-Up, David Archuleta, surprised American Idol Season 7 winner, David Cook, with an impromptu visit during the latter’s concert in Sandy, Utah. David Archuleta performed his hit, “Crush”, accompanied by background vocals supplied by David Cook. How perfect is this? And how exciting for the fans. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 REDUX Performance Show: Songs From The 80s

By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, the Top 8 Redux took on Songs From The Eighties. There was a ton of material from which to choose, depending upon which songs were cleared for the singers. That being said, I have to say that, overall, the personal selections were disappointing and it is hard to know where […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season XIII Top 8 Performance Show Part Two: Songs From The 80s.

Picture Credit: AmericanIdol.Com This week on American Idol should be a very good week – for a couple of reasons. First off, the Top 8 will be performing Songs From The 80s. This was a very good decade for music and, hopefully, each singer was able to find a song perfectly suited to their vocal […]

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THIS Is What American Idol Needs.

Want to know what’s missing from American Idol? This: And this: And this as well: But, most of all, THIS

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David Cook Performing From Here To Zero At The Foundation Room In Las Vegas on April 27th, 2012.

David Cook’s Performance From Here To Zero Gets A Perfect Ten

Oh yes! You can always count on David Cook to showcase outstanding vocals via his rock persona. This video, however, shows a restrained, pure vocal delivery from the David.. His vocals are brimming with head voice – pitch perfect and centered. He easily vocalizes from his true tenor range into the counter-tenor range, highlighting the […]

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David Cook, Irving Plaza New York, December 9, 2011

David Cook’s Moving Performance Of Fade Into Me At Irving Plaza, New York

David Cook can make me smile like no other. The sincerity and warmth, not only of this performance, but also with his rapport with the audience was so refreshing in this video. In this intimate and cozy environment, the acoustic performance of this song was heightened and resonated with me long after the performance was […]

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Something To Sweeten Your Dreams: David Cook Sings The American National Anthem

Need a cookie before bedtime? How about David Cook singing an amazing version of the American National Anthem? I guarantee that this Cookie performance will bring a bigger smile to your face and fewer calories than a real cookie. David sang the national anthem at the home opener at Angels Stadium in Anaheim, CA on […]

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David Cook: Why Isn’t This Young Man A Superstar?

I have to admit – I just don’t get it! I truly don’t. The fact that David Cook has eluded superstardom leaves me completely and utterly baffled. It leaves me to question the nature of the promotional process once American Idol completes a season. All that hype, all the hoopla, all the exposure garnered from […]

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David Cook, This Loud Morning Album

David Cook Highlights The Making Of His New Album With this Exclusive Video: From The Studio

Lately, it has been so exciting to watch David Cook fly above the radar. His absence from the music scene over the last year or two created an enormous void for many American Idol fans. Although he was making some public appearances, they were, generally, very low profile. But, today and hopefully for a very […]

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David Cook Wants Your Photos.

Over at David Cook’s Official site, they are doing some spring cleaning and renovations. The site is in the midst of a makeover and you are invited to decorate one of their pages with your personal Cookie photos. Very cool. DavidCookOfficial.Com had this to say: “Are you an amateur photographer or the ultimate David Cook […]

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David Cook To Premiere His New Video On Monday and To Perform On Idol Next Tuesday

Hey Cookie Fans! David Cook is set to take over ITunes and the Nokia stage next week. On Monday, May 23rd, David will premiere his new music video for “The Last Goodbye” on ITunes. Finally, a music video I care about! Then, on Tuesday, May 24th, David will be performing his song, “Don’t You Forget […]

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David Cook’s Album Cover Photo Shoot And Video

This just in courtesy of Rickey.Org. Feast your eyes on this great video of David’s photo shoot for his new album, This Loud Morning, schedule to be released on June 28th, 2011. As thousands of “Cookie” fans already know, David has released his first single from the album, “The Last Goodbye”. If you have been […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 10 Top 7 Results Show: Music From The 21st Century

  Boy, what a busy week.  I am rushing this blog topic now in anticipation of tonight’s show. I am very excited. We get to see and hear Season 7 American Idol winner, David Cook. Who hasn’t missed Cookie? I sure have.  And, of course, another singer is leaving us tonight. Nothing is certain and […]

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And So We Begin A New Year.

Happy New Year everyone! And I would like to thank you for your patience and support during my self-imposed hiatus from MasterclassLady.Com. Your dedication to the MCL site has been deeply appreciated and I tremendously value your generous and educational feedback. I am feeling much better and thank all of you for your prayers and […]

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David Archuleta Releases Memoir Of Soul, Song And The Power Of Perseverance

Chords of Strength: A Memoir of Soul, Song and the Power of Perseverance American Idol Season 7 Top 2 Finalist, David Archuleta, is releasing his first book, a memoir of his musical and personal journey to date, on June 1st! I know I will be purchasing this book. David has so much to offer  – his enormous vocal […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Idol Gives Back Extravaganza

  I thought I would add a separate blog topic for this evening’s  star-studded 2-hour presentation of   Idol Gives Back And you don’t have to wait until the show airs to donate to this extensive charitable cause. With just a click,  you can donate now by visiting the Idol Gives Back website . Two evenings ago on Larry King Live,  all […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 9 Top 7 Show: Inspirational Songs With Alicia Keys

This week, R & B artist, Alicia Keys, will mentor the seven remaining singers of American Idol Season 9 The theme this week is Inspirational Songs and you can find the list of available songs over at MJSBigBlog.Com.  The one song that flew out at me was Carole King’s, “You’ve Got A Friend”. Maybe Crystal […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 9 Top 9 Results Show: The Lennon-McCartney Songbook

  What a terrific show last evening! It always seems to me that the music of Lennon and McCartney brings out the very best in all the singers.  Many of these singers have worked extremely hard to prepare for this show and their hard work paid off.                 There were so many wonderful performances but  I thought […]

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