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30 Carvin Out Some Blues

Carvin Out Some Blues

Went to hear Carvin Jones perform recently at Gold Stallion Restaurant in Gold Canyon, AZ. I had been hearing alot about this blues guitarist lately and wanted to find out for myself. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 9/13/2022 9:05:00 AM

29 The band America is still touring!

The band America is still touring!

Went to hear the band America perform at the Mesa Arts Center tonight as part of their ongoing 50th anniversary tour. Both Dewey Bunnell and Gerry Beckley performed all their feel good favorites such as Tin Man, Ventura Highway, Sister Golden Hair, Horse With No Name, Lonely People, I Need You, Don’t Cross The River and many more. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 8/22/2022 10:47:00 AM

28 An Evening With James Taylor

An Evening With James Taylor

Attended the James Taylor concert in Phoenix last night. He sang and played guitar for more than two and a half hours with his "All-Star" band read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 7/27/2022 9:43:00 AM

27 James Taylor Bio

James Taylor Bio

James Taylor was born in Massachusetts in 1948. His father was a physician and his mother was an opera singer.   In 1951, Taylor and his family moved to Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  They built a house on the rural and beautiful Morgan Creek Road.  read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 7/25/2022 3:39:00 PM

26 How Sweet It Is

How Sweet It Is

"How Sweet It Is" was originally recorded in 1965 by Marvin Gaye. He was the musical source of inspiration for James Taylor's romantic point of view in 1975 when James covered it. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 7/25/2022 3:38:00 PM

25 song: "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"

song: "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight"

James Taylor released the song "Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight" the same year he married Carly Simon. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 7/20/2022 9:50:00 AM

24 song "Your Smiling Face"

song "Your Smiling Face"

In 1977 James Taylor found happiness with new found love Carly Simon and baby daughter Sally. The song "Your Smiling Face" was all about that happiness. Here is my cover of that song. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 7/20/2022 9:49:00 AM

23 Fire & Rain

Fire & Rain

Here is my cover of his feelings during that time of Fire & Rain. Please give a listen... read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/26/2022 5:54:00 PM

22 "Carolina In My Mind"

"Carolina In My Mind"

The song "Carolina In My Mind" reflects James Taylor's homesickness while recording with the Beatles in London in 1968. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/16/2022 1:47:00 PM

21 "Country Road" by James Taylor

"Country Road" by James Taylor

The song "Country Road" by James Taylor was inspired by tree lined roads that he often traveled as a child and later as a young man. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/16/2022 1:45:00 PM

20 Great James Taylor Songs

Great James Taylor Songs

Over the next couple of months I will be periodically sharing my cover versions of some great James Taylor songs for your listening pleasure. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/16/2022 1:44:00 PM

19 Steely Dan Rekindled

Steely Dan Rekindled

Went to the Steely Dan concert in Phoenix.  Donald Fagen had a full jazz group with him. read full article...
by Wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/12/2022 4:23:00 PM

18 Revolution: Music of the Beatles

Revolution: Music of the Beatles

Last night I attended the Phoenix Symphony. They performed a program called Revolution: Music of the Beatles: A Symphonic Experience, Matthew Kasper, conductor. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 3/26/2022 8:26:00 AM

17 Personal Agent Needed

Personal Agent Needed

The Summer Breeze Music Project is currently seeking agency representation in order to procure more performances... read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 3/15/2022 3:27:00 PM

16 Canada's Greatest Songwriter

Canada's Greatest Songwriter

Gordon Lightfoot is a Canadian singer-songwriter and guitarist who is a legendary giant in folk, folk-rock, and country music. He helped define the folk-pop sound of the 1960s and 1970s. Gordon is often thought of as Canada's greatest songwriter and is known internationally as a folk-rock legend. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 2/15/2022 3:39:00 PM

15 Song Repertoire Selection

Song Repertoire Selection

Several years ago when I first began conceptualizing Summer Breeze Music Project I immediately wanted to convey several things. 1.  Music to help people feel good. 2.  Songs from the past which people loved but maybe forgot about. 3.  Songs with a positive message. 4.  Provide a tribute to the artists of these beloved songs. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 1/23/2022 7:45:00 PM

14 Summer Breeze Music Project Repertoire Reaches 100!

Summer Breeze Music Project Repertoire Reaches 100!

Since Bill Miles, Summer Breeze Music project began in 2019, the song repertiore has steadly grown over the past few years.  With careful song selection, rehearsal, arrangement, demo-recording and live performances,  Summer Breeze Music Project has reached a milestone of 100 songs in its high quality repertoire.  read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 12/22/2021 3:46:00 PM

13 Doobie Bros still going strong after 50 years

Doobie Bros still going strong after 50 years

I went to the Doobie Brothers 50 Anniversary Concert Tour last night.  The Doobie Bros are still going strong after 50 years.  Truly amazing.  I was particularly impressed by vocal harmonies.  Everyone in the band contributed to sing harmonies and they were all solid.   read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 10/17/2021 9:18:00 AM

12 A reflection of my Neil Diamond Tribute

A reflection of my Neil Diamond Tribute

In case you didn't catch my Facebook music tribute to the great Neil Diamond on Sunday, October 3, 2021, or in case you want to re-visit individual songs;  I have created videos of each individual song from the full video of ten.  I hope you find a moment to watch any or all of these great songs. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 10/10/2021 9:50:00 AM

11 One of greatest popular singer-songwriters of the 20th Century

One of greatest popular singer-songwriters of the 20th Century

Did you know that one of greatest popular singer-songwriters of the 20th Century - Neil Diamond attended New York University with a fencing scholarship and later became a pre-med student? He left college during his final year to take a job as a professional songwriter in New York. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 9/11/2021 2:56:00 PM

10 Videos From Early Elton Tribute

Videos From Early Elton Tribute

I finally got around to editing the video from my Early Elton Concert from early June, 2021. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 6/24/2021 9:47:00 PM

9 Your Song

Your Song

“Your Song” was one of the first songs Elton John wrote with Bernie Taupin. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 5/27/2021 3:18:00 PM

8 Daniel, My Brother

Daniel, My Brother

In the early 1970s, Elton John, and his lyricist, Bernie Taupin wanted to honor the returning Vietnam veterans. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 5/24/2021 2:03:00 PM

7 Incredible Numbers

Incredible Numbers

To date, Elton John has  57 top 40 hits in the United States, second only to Elvis Presley in total. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 5/20/2021 3:40:00 PM

6 A Man Named Reginald

A Man Named Reginald

On March 25, 1947, Reginald Kenneth Dwight was born. It wouldn't be for some years until people were to call him by his stage name, Elton John.  read full article...
by 3nam3s@gmail.com on 5/13/2021 9:50:00 AM

5 Thoughts On A Thursday

Thoughts On A Thursday

History and Music read full article...
by 3nam3s@gmail.com on 5/6/2021 9:55:00 AM

4 A Moment In Time

A Moment In Time

Observing the moment like a picture framed in a gallery. read full article...
by 3nam3s@gmail.com on 5/1/2021 5:53:00 PM

3 Why they call it "feel good" music

Why they call it "feel good" music

One of my goals in performing the Summer Breeze Music Project repertoire out in public is to help people feel good.  To kindle warm feelings and fond memories from that "Feel Good" time in pop music history is important to me.  read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 4/29/2021 4:10:00 PM

2 Heard It On the Radio

Heard It On the Radio

What does the SBMP mean to me? by Ryan Adams read full article...
by 3nam3s@gmail.com on 4/26/2021 8:51:00 PM

1 New Summer Breeze Blog Page

New Summer Breeze Blog Page

Announcing the launch of the Summer Breeze Music Project Blog page. read full article...
by wrm@mws.phxcoxmail.com on 4/21/2021 3:23:00 PM