I’m writing this in the car…please excuse the typos! The Big Band celebrated its silver anniversary last night. 25 years is quite a milestone for the longevity of anything, especially a band. Mr. C was a founding member, and since we’ve moved away he has managed to attend a few rehearsals on trips back, and… Continue reading A Silver Anniversary
Zap! …I really can’t believe the month is over and this is the last A-Z challenge post! No more daily Nita in your inbox! I love the letter Z. There are a lot of great things I could have written about that actually start with a z, but I found out just a few minutes… Continue reading Brought to you by the letter Z for Jazz, baby!
The Land of Make Believe by Chuck Mangione, brought to you by The Big Band, Whitehorse Yukon. This is the piece that opened Rockin’ the Casbah – the stage show I produced in 2011. I’m at the far right of the sax line, playing bari. Enjoy! . I’m participating in the Blogging From A-Z challenge. One… Continue reading L is for the Land of Make Believe
This is my friend Colleen McCarthy on the trombone in I Got Rhythm with The Big Band in Whitehorse, Yukon. She really rocks this number. Enjoy! . I’m participating in the Blogging From A-Z challenge. One blog post for each letter of the alphabet, each day of April (except Sunday).
It’s delightful, it’s delicious, it’s delectable, it’s delirious, it’s dilemma, it’s de limit, it’s deluxe, it’s de-lovely! Am I dreaming? Today’s post is brought to you by the letter D! Here are Colin Donnell and Laura Osnes singing “Its De-Lovely” from the 2011 revival of the Cole Porter musical, “Anything Goes,” which made its Broadway… Continue reading a De-lovely Dream!
For your listening pleasure, I present to you a whole lot of letter Bs! The venue is the fabulous Yukon Arts Center, Whitehorse Yukon, part of the last show I produced there. Rockin’ the Casbah, March 19, 2011. Some of my favourite people played in that band. Mr. C was director & I was the… Continue reading Brought to you by the Letter B