Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 24

THE GOLDEN ERA OF SAXOPHONE

THE GOLDEN ERA OF SAXOPHONE Blues singer Muddy waters sang a song: ” The blues had a baby, and they named it Rock ‘n Roll.” I think its safe to say that all popular music since the 1950’s has had its roots in Rock ‘n Roll. The saxophone has been evident in most styles of …

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Sep 16

SHARED MOMENTS IN THE LIFE OF A TRUE JAZZ LEGEND

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2 SPECIAL NIGHTS TO REMEMBER (One of them went down in the history of jazz) Co-written by the SaxAxeMan and Melvin Peters   On the 6th November this year (2013) it will be our 11th wedding anniversary. Andrea and I got married in South Africa, and then had the most amazing honeymoon. Safari in the …

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Sep 11

THE PERFECT SONGWRITING FORMULAE

THE PERFECT SONGWRITING FORMULAE If there is one thing that really inspires me, it is a well written,well crafted song. My 2 favourite songs of all time have to be CAROL KINGS YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND and RUPERT HOLMS ESCAPE(THE PINA COLADA SONG) Watch the videos at end of this post. My favourite songwriters have …

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Sep 08

UGH! I HATE THE SOUND OF MY OWN RECORDED VOICE.

UGH! I HATE THE SOUND OF MY OWN RECORDED VOICE.   If that’s you, you are definitely not alone. In fact most people can’t stand the sound of their own recorded voice. You might even be surprised that many of the biggest names in the music business don’t like hearing their own voice on record. …

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