Tag Archives: Billy Joel

CNN Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History Will Feature Billy Joel. 

CNN has developed a new series called Soundtracks: Songs That Defined History.   The 8-part series airs every Thursday on CNN at 10:00 PM.  This week’s episode features Billy Joel and his iconic song New York State Of Mind. This song took on a more poignant meaning after the tragedy of the September 11th terrorist […]

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Tonight On NBC:  Keep The Festive Spirit Alive With Michael Buble And Tony Bennett Featuring Billy Joel. 

Did you enjoy the America’s Got Talent Holiday Spectacular last night on NBC?   If so, NBC has you covered tonight as well when both Michael Buble and Tony Bennett herald in the festive season with their own specials.  And, there will be a special appearance by Billy Joel during Tony Bennett’s special, who will […]

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Billy Joel Dedicates His MSG Concert To The Orlando Victims – Perfoming His Rarely Heard Song “You’re Only Human”.

Picture Credit:Myrna Suarez (@myrnasuarezphoto) You have seen and will continue to see many articles about Billy Joel on MasterClassLady.Com. I think he is one of the most prolific and gifted performers on the planet. His compositions cross multiple genres, having broad appeal to the mass audience.  Additionally, he is one of the most generous performers. […]

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MasterClass Monday: Two Legends – Barbra And Billy – Inspire With A New York State Of Mind

Barbra Streisand released a record-breaking CD in 2014 – Partners – pairing her with arguably some of the best male artists in the music business. The CD is on my iPad and I never tire of listening to the collaborative work between Barbra and her Guest Artists. The creativity and vocal power exuded by the […]

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Spoiler: Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 7 Performance Show: Songs From This Decade

Well, no DeAndre for me tonight! I am still reeling over his elimination last week but, having watched him on all the talk shows, I know he will be just fine. I so loved Jay Leno’s words of encouragement and support for Dre’s exceptional talent. It bodes very well for his future success in the […]

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American Idol Season 11 Top 8 Singers

Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 8 Performance Show: Songs From The Eighties

Alrighty now everybody. I am back from vacation and, although missing the warm and relaxed ambience of my vacation environment, there is something to be said about being back in the comfort of your own home. And, oh yes, writing those Vocal Masterclass articles. Time for some Masterclass Lady love, although my girl Mindy Moore […]

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American Iol Season 11 Top 9 Singers

Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 9 Performance Show: Personal Idols Showcase

I can’t believe we are down to only nine singers already. It must mean that my March vacation is coming to an end. But, it also means that I will resume my regular Vocal Masterclass articles next week and I am anxious to get back at it. However, I would be remiss if I didn’t […]

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Mindy Moore’s Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 11 Top 10 Singers: The Music Of Billy Joel

As I am still on vacation, Mindy Moore has capably offered to contribute her vision for the American Idol performances. And she has done so in a very timely fashion. After watching most of the performances online, I have to say that she has nailed the pros and cons of each performance. Her evaluations mirror […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 11 Top 10 Performance Show: The Music Of Billy Joel

Well, wouldn’t you know it. A tribute showcase of Billy Joel’s songs is the theme for the Top 10 Showcase and I won’t be around to see it. I am still in vacation mode with family and friends so there is “no way Jose” that I will see the show on Wednesday evening. Which is […]

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Scott MacIntyre and Matt Giraud:The Dueling Pianists Perform Tell Her About It

There is a sad story attached to the audio performance in this blog topic.  If you wish, you can listen while you read: Over the past week, this story has been circulating the forums, media and blogging sites and has, in fact, been confirmed by Scott MacIntyre through Twitter and MySpace. Both Scott MacIntyre and Matt Giraud were scheduled […]

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Scott MacIntyre: I Love Him, He’s Perfect, Now YOU Change!

Quite frankly, I am sick to death about the random, delusional comments about Scott MacIntyre’s contribution to the Top 10 American Idol Season. Many people feel that his visual impairment is the sole reason that he was chosen for this competition and, thus, has avoided weekly elimination. Well, I have had enough. Truly enough! He belongs […]

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Masterclass Lady’s Media Blitz: Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

Entertainment And Politics News Updates The Ballad of November 11th 5 hours ago by MissMary His name is David Archuleta, And though his fans knew no one was betta, He lost AI — but no need to mourn, For on the eleventh of November, a star is born. While Jive conducted its calculations To assault […]

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I’m In A Taylor Hicks State Of Mind

[ appKey=MarbachViewerEmbedded&uri=channels/4330&embedId=49082122] I found this Taylor Hicks video while exploring other video sites and thought that it did merit a blog topic. He performs an excellent version of Billy Joel’s “New York State Of Mind.” Now, Taylor Hicks bluesy style may not appeal to all the listeners, but I loved it. However, what I loved […]

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Billy Joel Kicks Off The Super Bowl 2007

As a self -confessed Billy Joel fan and as a self declared non – fan of the Super Bowl, I was nonetheless lured to watch this annual event because of the musical elements attached to this sports spectacle. This year I was very excited to see and hear Billy Joel perform live. However, my excitement […]

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