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Tag Archives: Harry Connick Jr.

Scott Borchetta Speaks Out About The Quentin/Harry Brouhaha 


   Through all the years that I have been watching American Idol, Ihave never seen such a spectacle as what was displayed on the Wednesday, April 15th Performance show. Whether it was scripted or spontaneous, it was quite a ride. I still giggle like a school girl when I think about it.  In a nutshell, […]

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A Masterclass Moment: American Idol Contestant Serenades And Dances With Jennifer Lopez


Okay! this is too darn cute. It made me smile and I like to call it my Masterclass Moment of the Day. It appears that a contestant in Nashville, upon receiving his gold ticket for Hollywood, had another ticket in mind. An opportunity to slow dance with judge Jennifer Lopez. However, what made this moment […]

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American Idol Finds Its Third Judge. Are You Wild About Harry?


Picture Credit: Fox So, after months of topsy-turvy deliberations, American Idol has finally announced that Harry Connick Jr. will join returning judges, Jennifer Lopez and Keith Urban. And, over the past few seasons of American Idol, it is the one time I actually jumped for joy over the selection of a judge. Why? So many […]

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[Spoiler] Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Results Finale


I know there are tons of spoilers out there and I will add them at the end of this topic when I arrive home. There is lots of action tonight and tons of special performances. However, the night belongs to Candice Glover and Kree Harrison, two very fine singers albeit with extremely opposite performing styles. […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 2 Performance Show


This is the final week of American Idol Season 12. Yippee! What a yawn fest this show has become! Seriously! Basta! Get with the plan, Idol Producers, and get this show back on track next season. That being said, I would like to wish Candice Glover and Kree Harrison the very best of luck during […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Results Show: Producers’ Judges’ And Jimmy Iovine’s Choices


Well, well, well. Who do y’all think will be eliminated this evening? As I will not be able to watch the show when it airs, I am not able to live blog the unfolding of the Results Event. So, I am counting on my treasured MCL community to fill in the blanks via the comments […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 3 Performance Show: Producers’ Judges’ And Jimmy Iovine’s Choices


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol I cannot tell a lie. I am going to be missing Amber Holcomb’s radiating presence on Wednesday evening during the Top 3 Performance show. However, we will still be treated to a wealth of enormous talent when Angie, Candice and Kree take to the stage with their triple performances. This […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Results Show: Now And Then


I will be live blogging the Results Show (at the bottom of this article), so bookmark this page and refresh often between 8:00 – 9:00 P.M. Eastern. As much as I am intrigued about the results on tonight’s show, I am more excited about the appearance by the fella in the above picture. Yes, Season […]

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Vocal Masterclass Article For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Singers: Now And Then


By: Rosanne Simunovic What a great evening of music! Now that was pretty fine singing from Amber, Angie, Candice and Kree. And wasn’t Harry Connick Jr. the absolute best mentor? He had x-ray vision when dealing with our Top 4, playing to their strengths while reinforcing their weaknesses. Now, that is what mentoring is all […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 12 Top 4 Performance Show: Then And Now


Picture Courtesy Of American Idol That’s one confused Top 4 in that picture. And color Ryan confused as well. In fact, we are all confused here as we enter yet another Top 4 week with Amber, Angie, Candice and Kree. The Save option was not used – ever – this season so Idol was faced […]

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American Idol Season 9 Top 5 Vocal Masterclass Article: The Music Of Frank Sinatra With Harry Connick Jr.


Bfore I begin, I would like to say how impressive it was to see Harry Connick Jr. sharing the stage with the Top 5 singers. In addition to equipping the singers with wonderfully inspired musical arrangements, he provided superb orchestral leadership throughout all the performances this week. And I thought he worked extremely hard during the coaching […]

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Vocal Masterclass Discussion For American Idol Season 9 Top 5 Show: The Music Of Frank Sinatra With Harry Connick Jr.


This week, Harry Connick Jr., will mentor the five remaining singers of American Idol Season 9 as they attempt to re-invent the music of the legendary Frank Sinatra. And you can tap into ITunes to view the enormous catalogue of songs generated by “Ole Blue Eyes” over the course of his phenomenal career. Also, there will […]

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