Posts tagged with ‘music’

  • MANDISA “Out Of The Dark” CD Review & Giveaway (Ends 5/29) U.S. #outofthedark #flyby

    By Ruth on May 23, 2017
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    MANDISA is back with a NEW CD “OUT OF THE DARK”.  Story Behind The Album: https://www.youtube. com/watch?v=Df27myDpm1c Acoustic Video for “Unfinished”: https://www. youtube.com/watch?v= IQFpXcvFI0A Purchase link: http://smarturl.it/ OutOfTheDark.all?IQid=flyby Mandisa wrote her song “Overcomer” in 2013 to encourage her close friend Kisha, who was battling breast cancer. Mandisa really believed and prayed that God was going to heal her, but when Kisha went to be with […]
  • Interview With Musician David Sancious

    By Ruth on May 17, 2017
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    A LEGEND is defined as “an extremely famous or celebrated person, especially in a particular field,” and in the case of world-renowned musician David Sancious, that moniker expressly suits him. With his extensive career and vast array of accomplishments, very few have enjoyed the unprecedented success that this man has achieved. And yet even in his busy schedule and with another […]
  • Consider Private Music Lessons

    By Ruth on March 2, 2017
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    In this day and age of educational cutbacks where public schools are slashing budgets at an alarming rate, the first program that often receives the proverbial ax is the fine arts program. As a former music teacher myself, I can attest to the fact that music and performing arts are often seen as superfluous.  Since there are no standardized tests […]
  • ​How to Be a Professional Musician

    By Ruth on February 24, 2017
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    Do you get a large amount of enjoyment out of playing an instrument with other people that you know? Does playing music give you an amazing feeling that no other activity can give to you? If this is the case, it would be in your best interests to think about pursuing a career as a professional musician. There is no […]
  • Interview With Actress Nicole Oliver, “Britney Ever After”

    By Ruth on February 18, 2017
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    This past summer, I was pleased, awed, and inspired to interview the ponderously talented and incredibly astute Nicole Oliver, and when I noticed that Nicole was appearing in a Lifetime movie based on the life of Britney Spears, I hoped for the opportunity to interview her yet again. Just last week, she and I chatted in depth about her role of Lynne Spears […]
  • Interview With Musician Erin McAndrew

    By Ruth on February 2, 2017
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    Since I am a musician myself, I derive immense joy from discovering up and coming musicians with genuine talent and fierce determination. And Erin McAndrew is certainly all that and more. Recently, I was able to ask her a few questions about how she got started in music, her involvement in the industry so far, and what she has planned for […]
  • Interview With Musician Jessica Meuse

    By Ruth on January 16, 2017
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    In the world of reality shows featuring singers, dancers, comedians, musicians, and so much more, establishing oneself in the entertainment universe can be both an exhilarating and grueling task. All too often, young people with the best of intentions jump into the business and quickly fall away once they realize how much dedication and persistence are required to “make it.” […]
  • Interview With Musician Chase Bell

    By Ruth on December 14, 2016
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    When I attended the Artemis Film Festival this past April and I was checking out of my hotel at an unearthly hour of the morning, the personable and loquacious desk clerk alerted me to a gifted local musician as I was awaiting my ride to the airport. She encouraged me to check out this artist named Chase Bell, and she even followed […]
  • Amy Grant “Tennessee Christmas” CD Review #TennesseeChristmas #flyby

    By Ruth on December 4, 2016
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    I am a child of the 1980’s, and while I may have ignored the vast majority of the music from this era, one artist that always captured my attention was Amy Grant. She made gospel music cool, and even as her career progressed, I never forgot some of her early works. And Amy Grant Christmas music was always some of […]
  • Interview With Musician Dru Ross

    By Ruth on October 26, 2016
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    Because Michael Damian always knows the best people in the world of entertainment to check out, I closely follow who he happens to tweet about. And this summer, the name Dru Ross popped up in his tweets, and I immediately investigated this up and coming musician and his works. I was elated to discover that he is a Washingtonian by […]