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Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and Patti Labelle perform at America's Got Talent Season Six Finale

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Performing With Patti Labelle During America’s Got Talent Finale


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I don’t know if y’all were experiencing sound issues during this live performance of Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. and Patti Labelle, but we were definitely hurting here in Canada. It was frustrating. All we could hear was noise mixed in with dissonant harmony. Awful!

Look and listen to what we missed. Landau disrobed his Frank Sinatra coat and channelled some serious R&B in the company of his idol, Patti Labelle. What a revelation, This guy can sing pretty well anything.

If you happened to miss it or were plagued by sound issues, check out the video below. What a moment!

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

5 Responses to “Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Performing With Patti Labelle During America’s Got Talent Finale”

  1. Thank you MCL, that was MUCH better than what I heard on TV! Landau sure has a lot of natural stage presence and I know he will do well.

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  2. You are most welcome, awestruck. The audio was terrible for both the performance and results finale. Frustrating. Thank heavens for YouTube, huh?

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  3. Ours sounded great. This was the most relaxed Landau had been the entire season. It was good to hear another genre from him. Patti still has “it”!

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  4. Agreed Kariann. He was just waiting to be discovered. What a talent!

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