Archive | May, 2007

Canadian Idol Is Ready To Rock


Rumour has it that Canadian Idol is looking for a certifiable rockstar this year. I don’t know if this is true, but, if so, then they are definitely making a smart move in the right direction. Canadian Idol has yet to crown a genuine rockstar as the winner in any season and, although Season 2 […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 2 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic We have finally reached the end of the Idol road, but, for Blake and Jordin, this is the auspicious beginning of their musical career. American Idol has afforded them a tremendous opportunity for exposure and promotion and we can only anticipate the wonderful things in store for them in their post Idol […]

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LET THE FINALE SPOILERS AND COMMENTS BEGIN


Please post all spoilers here in this thread, along with your personal comments about American Idol Season 6 Finale. Also, if you want to stay current with what is going down tonight, check MJ’s Blog. I love that site.

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The Top 2 Performances


Can it be? Have we really reached the TOP 2 already? Every year it seems that the weeks leading up to the American Idol Finale fly by faster and faster. Perhaps the rationale is that, even after all these weeks, I still could not figure out where this show was going this season. It didn’t […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 3 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week our Final 3 singers showcased the traditional song selections at this stage of the competition: Judge’s Choice, Producer’s Choice and Personal Choice. I can imagine that a great deal of mentoring, arranging and coaching have been percolating throughout the Idol camp this week. Don’t you wish you were a fly […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The Top 3 Performances


I know this discussion thread will be hopping before, after and during the Top 3 performances this evening. So, let’s get the ball rolling. Post any relevant links to spoilers and if they happen to visit the spam folder, I will de-spam them! ha! WordPress has a great system in place for preventing spam, so […]

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American Idol Season 6 Vocal Masterclass For The Top 4 Performances


By: Rosanne Simunovic This week, our Top 4 celebrated the music of Barry Gibb and the Bee Gees. As much I love and respect the music of these legendary performers, I just found this to be a strange thematic selection for everyone. This music is very difficult to perform as a soloist and, by the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The Top 4 Performances


Time to beat the Masterclass Lady to the punch. Your comments are most welcome following tonight’s exciting show, featuring our Top 4, Lakisha, Blake, Jordin and Melinda performing the music of the Bee Gees. You know, every year at this time, I had an idea who would win this competition, but this year? Nada. This […]

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Sometime, Life Just Hands You A Huge Curve Ball


Good morning everyone. Yesterday I received the heartbreaking news that my dearest and best friend, Franca Creati Fortner, died after a courageous battle with Lou Gehrig’s disease. Even though I was expecting the call, it still came as a tremendous shock. The loss and the void that has been created with her passing is truly […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion Thread For The Top 6 Encore Performances


As I have encountered a musical emergency here in Timmins, it may not be possible to submit a Vocal Masterclass article for the encore performance of our Top 6. I have to step in to play keyboard for the musical, “Anything Goes”, as the original keyboard player just received news that her father died unexpectedly. […]

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