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MasterClass Monday: What The World Needs Now Is This.  Broadway, Music Industry And Entertainment Stars Rock The Democratic National Convention. 


Maybe we need, not only more love in our lives, but also this feel good, retro – style music. You know, music that just makes you happy to be alive or, if you are down in the dumps or having a hard day, will make you happy in an instant. Why is this not happening […]

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Hillary Clinton Makes History As The First Female Presidential Nominee 


Picture Credit: CNN As I write this article, my eyes are tearing up with emotion. In this topsy turvy primary election season, to bear witness to such a positive historic moment in American Politics is validation that dreams can come true, even in the face of nightmares.  Love her or not, no one can deny […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 11: More Outstanding Acts Are Discovered


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent Season 11/NBC This week, America’s Got Talent airs on Tuesday and Wednesday, so hurray for back-to-back episodes of our favorite variety show.  Since all four Golden Buzzers have been assigned,  this does not mean that some incredible talent will not be discovered over the next two nights.  For instance, last week’s […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Preliminary Auditions Week Three


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC I don’t know why this picture cracks me up but it does. It just does.  Nick Cannon and Simon Cowell look like regular guys, except Nick dresses better than me. I dress more like Simon. Low maintenance.   Nevertheless, they look confused. Maybe their GPS is demented and they got […]

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Performing MasterClass Discussion For America’s Got Talent Season 10: Preliminary Auditions Week Two


Picture Credit: America’s Got Talent/NBC The picture above this article says it all. Look at that zany bunch of characters!  Their playful expressions and mannerisms speak volumes and explain why this show has been such a pleasurable and entertaining presence in our lives every summer.  It is such a gem of a show and the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 4 Finale


Well, here we go The Voice fans. The Season 10 Finale is upon us.  As I have not been able to regularly follow the show this season, I have no idea who is the  favorite to win. Do you?   The four finalists, Adam Wakefield, Alisan Porter, Hannah Huston and Laith Al-Saadi, will perform for your votes […]

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iTunes Download Links For The Top 9 Singers On Season 10 Of The Voice


Here are the iTunes links for the Top 11 on The Voice Season 10, with special thanks to MJsBigBlog.Com for the info.  Remember – by downloading the contestant’s song on iTunes, you can ensure victory for your favorite singer if they manage to enter into the Top 10 on iTunes. Any singer that enters the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 9 Live Show


Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC We are down to the Top 9 of Season 10 of The Voice.  Below, you will find the names of the remaining singers. I will add the iTunes Links to their numbers in a separate blog topic.  Team Pharrell Hannah Huston Team Blake Adam Wakefield Mary Sarah Paxton Ingram Team Christina […]

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ITunes Download Links For The Voice Season 10 Top 10 Singers


Here are the iTunes links for the Top 11 on The Voice Season 10, with special thanks to MJsBigBlog.Com for the info.  Remember – by downloading the contestant’s song on iTunes, you can ensure victory for your favorite singer if they manage to enter into the Top 10 on iTunes. Any singer that enters the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 10 Live Show


Picture Credit: NBC/TheVoice We are down to the Top 10 and the competition is still pretty keen.  Below, you will find the names of the remaining singers.   I will add the iTunes Links to their numbers in a separate blog topic.  Team Pharrell Hannah Huston Daniel Passino Team Blake Adam Wakefield Mary Sarah Paxton […]

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ITunes Download Links For The Voice Season 10 Top 11 Singers


Here are the iTunes links for the Top 11 on The Voice Season 10, with special thanks to MJsBigBlog.Com for the info.  Remember –  by downloading the contestant’s song on iTunes, you can ensure victory for your favorite singer if they manage to enter into the Top 10 on iTunes.  Any singer that enters the […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 11 Live Shows. 


  Picture Credit: NBC/The Voice  I was shocked to see that Emily Keener was eliminated last week.  Although there are still very strong singers remaining with The Voice Season 10, I thought she was one of the strongest.  She possessed great stage presence and sang with amazing technical skill. What a shame.  For this very reason, […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Top 12 Are Revealed


 Tonight, the Top 12 singers from Season 10 of The Voice will be revealed.  Translation = the Live Shows begin next week. Yay!  I was flabbergasted by the riveting performance by Shalyah Fearing who is on Adam Levine’s team. She is very gifted and was sublimely passionate and fully invested in her performance of “Listen“.  Now, she needs […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The PlayOffs Continue


 It is Night 2 of the Playoffs on The Voice.  Last evening, we saw great singers coming and going like crazy – as is often the case on The Voice. So much talent, so little time – and space – on this prestigious platform.  I find it difficult to be wholeheartedly invested in the show until […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Farewell Season:  The Grand Finale


  Picture Credit: American Idol/Fox Wasn’t that a spectacular show last night?  I mean – what a great way to end the phenomenon know as American Idol with two magnificent Finalists – La’Porsha Renae and Trent Harmon.  Both have voices that can cross genres with musical ease and artistry so, in my mind, both deserve the crown. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The PlayOffs


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC The Voice will continue to dazzle  on Monday, March 14th and Tuesday, March 15th at 8:00 PM on NBC.  I am on holidays for the month of March, but will be checking back often with your impressions. Please share them in the comments section below this article.   Enjoy the […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For Season 10 Of The Voice: The Blind Auditions Week Two


   Picture Credit: The Voice/NBC The Voice will strut its stuff with the second week of the Blind Auditions on Monday, March 7th and Tuesday, March 8th at 8:00 PM on NBC.  I am on holidays for the month of March, but will be checking back often with your impressions. Please share them in the […]

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MasterClass Monday: Kelly Clarkson Gives An Emotional Performance Of Her Hit Song, “Piece By Piece”.  Album Remix Slated For March 4th


You O   Picture Credit: Jill Greenberg/JPC.De You didn’t think I would forget about Kelly Clarkson’s outstanding and heartfelt performance on American Idol last Thursday, did you?   I would never. Ever. In a million years. I was saving it for a my MasterClass Monday feature because this was truly a MasterClass Moment the likes of which […]

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Vocal MasterClass Article For American Idol Season 15 Top 10


Finally – my evaluations for the Top 10. I love writing these Vocal Masterclass articles for the American Idol performances and feel sad knowing that this will be the last year for these publications. It has been one fun and joyous ride and you – the MCL community – have made this journey particularly special.  […]

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Vocal MasterClass Discussion For American Idol Season 15 Top 24 Semi-Finalists: Week Two


   I don’t know about you but, personally, this is the week I have been waiting for, as it will feature some of my favourite contestants, not only from this season, but also from past seasons.  And it will include the male artist featured above – the extremely talented American Idol Season 7 winner, David […]

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