One Song: Summertime

In music, particularly in jazz and popular music, there are songs and then there are Standards. Standards have such universal appeal that they are quickly embraced and recorded by a number of artists. In fact, for vocalists, these songs can become almost “required” in the singer’s repertoire if they are to prove their chops. Now,…

100 Days of Art – Day 28: The Roberts McFerrin

Many of you have probably heard of Bobby McFerrin, below, noted singer, musician, and one-man voicechestra/multi-octave singer, beat-boxer, and, conductor. However, did you know that he’s actually Robert McFerrin, Jr. and his father was noted baritone Robert McFerrin (1921-2006)? No, well sit back and take a listen to both men’s work. Robert McFerrin was a…