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Louis Armtrong recording “Satchmo Plays King Oliver”!

The New York Post published this film on 22nd April 2016. Just wonderful! Never-before-seen footage shows Louis Armstrong recording his 1959 album “Satchmo Plays King Oliver.”

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Wow!

A young Carrie Fisher watching her mother, Debbie Reynolds, perform! RIP both… Carrie Fisher (21/10/1956 -27/12/2016), Debbie Reynolds (1/4/1932 -28/12/2016) Debbie Reynolds with a French horn! Yes, I am assured she played for real…

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Musical Humour…

Every fins fine now I’ve sorted out my scales! For cod’s sake, this is not the plaice!

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Choir Humour!

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Nobody Liked Caroling With Yoda…

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Singing to children can improve health, ease pain and help wellbeing…

How Hush a Bye Baby is the best medicine: Lullabies lower heart rates and ease pain in children Songs such as Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star, Hush a Bye Baby and other well-loved songs helped patients in Great Ormond Street Hospital … Continue reading

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More Science…

Some interesting research published in NPR regarding the synchronisation of heartbeats between members of choirs… When Choirs Sing, Many Hearts Beat As One by ANNA HAENSCH July 10, 2013 1:43 PM Members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir raise their voices … Continue reading

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Some More Thoughts on Trumpet practice – Ear Training… the brass player must sing like a canary!

It is with some trepidation that I publish this post as the subject matter is still very much a work in progress for myself and my students, but I’m now confident with the improvements and results in general that I … Continue reading

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