Tagged with practicing

Lessons from my Father

I had an interesting experience last week. I sang at the monthly Jazz Jam, the same one from my last post.  I sang three tunes, (Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars, I Could Write a Book, and In a Mellow Tone) and even had charts for the one tune that I don’t sing in the original […]

My assumptions were correct . . .

The breath thing was right on target. I just returned from a week in Louisville, KY, where I was required to go for my day job. I didn’t get a chance to practice while I was there – no piano, lots of connecting with people, etc. But I listened! Today, I practiced Meditation and How […]

Staying in Tune

Last week, I took advantage of technology, and decided to record myself singing “My Funny Valentine” over a track from the iRealBook. Boy, was I in for a surprise. Turns out that the perfect pitch ear that I had umpteen years ago has also gotten rusty. I was surprised at how many notes were just […]