Music Appreciation: Back to the Basics

Do you remember taking Music Appreciation in school? Many of us started learning about music as early as our pre-school years, when we learned about simple instruments – a drum, a triangle and maracas. I can remember in grammar school, my music teacher would have us listen to Peter and the Wolf, encouraging us to…

Mood Music

Growing up, I enjoyed watching programs like Soul Train and American Bandstand. These were the shows where we heard the newest tunes, watched our favorite artists perform (even if they were lip-syncing), and learned the latest dances. C’mon…y’all know you stood in front of the television trying to replicate the newest moves on Soul Train! This particular Soul Train line…

Music Notes: Mood Music

Growing up, I enjoyed watching programs like Soul Train and American Bandstand. These were the shows where we heard the newest tunes, watched our favorite artists perform (even if they were lip-syncing), and learned the latest dances. C’mon…y’all know you stood in front of the television trying to replicate the newest moves on Soul Train! This particular Soul Train line…