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Toot, Whistle, Plunk And Boom

Thursday, 28 April 2011 17:24 Published in Jazz for Kids

The first animated cartoon to be filmed and released in widescreen CinemaScope, Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom won the 1954 Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Cartoons). In 1994, it was voted #29 of the 50 Greatest Cartoons of all time by members of the animation field.

Manesis Spyros - Portrait

Wednesday, 27 April 2011 09:59 Published in Musicians

Pianist, Composer

Aretha Franklin - A Woman Falling Out of Love

Wednesday, 04 May 2011 09:22 Published in Cds from abroad


To mark her 50th anniversary in show business, Franklin will finally release her thirty-eighth studio album, Aretha: A Woman Falling Out of Love, in May 2011, through WalMart. It would be the first release off Franklin's own record label.  The Queen of soul says her new CD is a glimpse into a failed relationship she was in several years ago.

Ralph Peterson

Tuesday, 26 April 2011 16:47 Published in Musicians in town


"In addition to total musicianship, a drummer must have good time, big ears, imagination, and humility (to the music). Technique and a healthy, positive attitude are also invaluable.” Ralph Peterson

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