Archive | September, 2019

MasterClass Monday : Mike DelGuidice Performs Nessun Dorma Accompanied By Billy Joel


Apparently, in order to be hired as a guitarist for Billy Joel, you have to be able to sing opera, specifically one of the most difficult tenor arias in operatic history. This performance of Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma” by Mike DelGuidice proves that Billy Joel surrounds himself with the best and the brightest in the musical arena. […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 17 Of The Voice: Premiere Week


Coaches Kelly Clarkson, Gwen Stefani, John Legend and Blake Shelton are ready to discover and coach the next singing phenomenon or phenomenons. The Voice is set to air on Monday, September 23rd and Tuesday, September 24th on NBC. Once again, Carson Daly returns as host. This season’s battle advisors are Normani for Team Kelly, Will.i.am for Team Gwen, Usher for […]

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Performance MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 14: The Grand Finale


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC Okay everyone. This. Is. It. The Grand Finale for America’s Got Talent Season 14. Hasn’t it been a wonderful season? The diversity of talent seems to break records with each passing year. Just when you think you’ve seen it all, along comes another season of AGT. The Performance Finale airs […]

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New York State Of Mind: Billy Joel’s Memorable Live Performance on August 28th, 2019 At Madison Square Garden


Today is the 18th Anniversary of the 9/11 World Trade Center attack. I thought this beautiful live version of Billy Joel singing New York State Of Mind is testament to the strength and resilience of the people from New York and beyond. Since this horrific attack, this song has become a resounding anthem commemorating not […]

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MasterClass Monday: Billy Joel’s Inspiring Tribute To Rock Icon Joe Cocker at Madison Square Garden


On August 28th, 2019, I had the opportunity to bear witness to a live Billy Joel Concert in Madison Square Garden in New York City. It was a personal dream come true for me and the experience can be described in one word : EPIC. From Billy Joel’s sensational musical ability, surrounded by his fantastic […]

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