Jazz in the Gardens Festival Wear!

FABulites , Listen Up! One of my favorite times of year is upon us and I am way too excited!!! No not Thanksgiving or Black Christmas but I'm talking about the 11th Annual Jazz in the Gardens Festival and I can't wait! This years festival is all about coming together in the name of good company, great music, good food, drinks, and a damn good time but let's face it, You can't have a good time if you don't have your look together!...more

‘They Will Have To Kill Us First’ doc released in the US

Music was as essential as air for those living in the west African country of Mali. Then the Islamist militants flooded in and banned music, choking off an integral part of Mali’s culture.Instruments were burned, radio stations were ripped apart and musicians were tortured....more

Mariachi Flor de Toloache – All Female Mariachi Band That Rules

I love women in music. A front woman in a rock band, a solo jazz vocalist, a bad-ass bassist who contributes her gift through anonymous session work. Every one of them delights me and enthralls me. Of course, there is something extra-special about a band made up on only women. The Go-Gos, the Bangles, the Runaways, Dixie Chicks, TLC, En Vogue, Sleater-Kinney. And so now, I present to you – Mariachi Flor de Toloache....more

4 Kings on the Raise

Not now; I can't hear you over my soundtrack

Just now, while tearing up my office, looking for some important documents, I heard Girls on Film.  ...more

20 Songs I Couldn't Get Enough Of In 2015

Music is my life. When I was young, I would dance around my bedroom, belting out the latest hot song and pretending I was on stage. I mean every pre-teen did that right? Let’s just say, my music career didn’t take off. I can’t sing. I can’t dance. And I couldn’t figure out how to play an instrument, except for the flute until 8th grade. I wasn’t good at that either. I did rock at the recorder though. ...more
I like just about every song that you have listed here and now I want to listen to them all at ...more

Best Christmas Songs

“Jingle bells, jingle bells”, Christmas is just around the corner. This time of the year, songs are being played and listened to everywhere: from cafés to airports, from offices to homes. Music is sound and sound caresses the soul, but there is something magical about Christmas songs. So what better way to get in the holidays mood than to compile a playlist of the best Christmas songs ever? ...more
Nat King Cole singing 'The Christmas Song'more

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13 Holiday Playlist Must Haves

 13 Holiday Playlist Must HavesDECEMBER 5, 2015 by MARY ALVAREZ filed under: DECORATING AND INSPIRATIONS, ...more