Tag Archives: Pink Martini

Where is my head?

A sweet video. A bit unexpected for a moment, which only adds to the heartwarming quality. Où Est Ma Tête? by Pink Martini. This video was the Second Place Winner in Pink Martini’s Music Video Contest in 2010. Music and … Continue reading

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Open my heart

From Pink Martini’s Christmas album – Joy to the World – a festive, non-demonational holiday album with music from around the world:  “Elohai, N’Tzor.” “My God, guard my speech from evil and my lips from deception. Before those who slander me, … Continue reading

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Going where the grass is green

We watched Up last night – that wonderful animated movie from 2009 (don’t know how I missed this until this point) about adventure, love, and aging. The girls and I were bawling our eyes out in the first 10 minutes … Continue reading

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Musings about Chopin: The Waltzes

Chopin’s Waltzes were more familiar to me than any of his other genres until I embarked on this sight-reading project. I played quite a number of them in my youth and have taught several of them regularly. They’re more accessible … Continue reading

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Musings about Chopin: Andante Spianato – and Pink Martini

My favourite band is Pink Martini – a group from Portland, Oregon that plays “music of the world.”  They’re a classy group of phenomenal musicians who cross classical, jazz and pop genres. The leader, Thomas Lauderdale, is a fine pianist … Continue reading

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