Niagara and an Earful

I felt pretty good, no . . . pretty damned good, about the band and my three performances last weekend in Niagara.        Odd thing about the on-stage ear accident that occurred last year, necessity being the mother of invention, for months I found myself forced

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Letter to all of the master classes

Dear All, I’ll try not to make this too sentimental.  Today ( Sunday)  I find myself mysteriously fidgety, having no notes to mull over, mp3’s to re-listen to, and names to try and remember. I suppose I am still in the instruction-collaboration-pawn my philosophy-blab till I’m turning

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Kiyoko the Demon Barber of Shinjuku

The following is from Gino Vannelli’s personal journal about events that transpired during his last visit to Japan.   My hands and feet felt like mysterious, prickly appendages after half a day of cruising at 37,000 feet. I admit to being an air-traveling agitator and somewhat of a

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Gino Vannelli Master Class

The Art of Song & Art of Voice After having given numerous master classes in Europe, Gino has come to the conclusion that it was time to do the same here in America—the only difference being, in an even more personalized and conducive atmosphere. Gino plans to set

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