Darryl John Kennedy – Dreamer Man

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This is an original Big Band jazz song with music and lyrics by Darryl John Kennedy. www.darryljohnkennedy.org Featuring vocalist Janet Planet. www.janetplanet.com Darryl John Kennedy performs on Trumpets, Trombones, Alto Sax, Flute, Clarinet, Piano, Keyboards, Strings, Guitar, Bass, Percussion and drum programming. Sax section by Tom Washatka. Tenor Sax solo by Tom Washatka. tom@stellarsound.net Recorded, […]

The musical mind of Jorge Calandrelli

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Photo from Jorge Caladrelli official website My contact with Jorge Calandrelli has been through the analysis of his work and brief correspondence. I recently had the special opportunity to analyze his score of “I’m in the mood for love” for singer Barbara Streisand. I would like to offer some different cultural insights from a non-emotional intellectual […]

America and France; Still in marriage counseling after 200 years…

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Photo: Kevin Lamarque /Reuters – The friendship that exists between the United States and France has been showcased again today. President Trump and President Macron demonstrated outstanding statesmanship and mutual respect. This will continue to grow into a unity of ideas to solve complex international affairs. Although there are disagreements sometimes on particular global issues, the bond […]

Happy Birthday Frank…

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This birthday tribute is “my way” of saying thank you to the most swingin’ and musically deep singer of the American songbook. This recording is dedicated and released on his birthday, December 12th. The complex arrangements with Nelson Riddle as well as his approach to defining a song are unmatched, which definitely influenced my melodic […]