Peggy Lee

Everyone experiences the arts differently, but for artists, art can be healing and truly inspirational. The process of creating art offers a range of positive effects...it can help process certain life issues, relieve the mind of stress...it can even help to find oneself.
Last week formerly deceased songbird, Peggy “Lazarus” Lee, joined the pantheon of resuscitated megastars, or reasonable facsimiles
"O Wagner, westward bring thy heavenly art, No trifler thou: Siegfried and Wotan be Names for big ballads of the modern heart
The musical duo of Tuck and Patti have been performing together for nearly 38 years. I met them at a Bobby McFerrin concert 35 years ago before they were married. I worked for their first management company, A-Train management, and traveled to Jordan and Egypt with them for a command performance for Queen Noor's surprise birthday party.
She let her words lie there for a beat. And then with a twinkle in her voice she said, "But I've still got the voice." I could almost feel her breath in my ear."Yes, Peggy, you've still got the voice."
On November 11, Simon and Schuster imprint Atria Books published Is That All There Is? The Strange Life of Peggy Lee, James Gavin's comprehensive and immensely readable biography of Peggy Lee, one of the greatest female vocalists of all time.
This week's playlist features music from Peggy Lee, Stevie Wonder, Billy Joel, Adele, and more.
I haven't seen one person ask the most important question: What does this mean for the American people and the government that is supposed to work for them? The discussion centers totally around the "game" of politics, and who wins and loses among the players. No one asks, "How do the people fare?"
This week's playlist includes music by Bob Dylan, David Byrne, Grace Jones, Kevin Shields, Cee Lo Green, Mary Wells, and more.
This week our playlist includes music by Modest Mouse, The Velvet Underground, Fitz and the Tantrums, Sleater-Kinney, Honeycut and more.
"I enjoy getting out in front of the crowds every single night, I enjoy seeing their faces light up and having a good time out there and seeing the smiles on their faces. That's what gives me a thrill now, just getting up there for the live action and just performing."
In the shadows of Norma Desmond-era Hollywood, just 49 steps south of James Caan's star on the Walk of Fame, is a vestige of Tinseltown's long-vanished Golden Era bar scene.
This week our playlist includes music by Fats Waller, Champion Jack Dupree, Supergrass, Harper Simon, Count Basie and more.
Jerry Leiber was not only a superb songwriter and producer but also an extremely funny, droll wit of the highest order. I had the honor to know him a little and his humor and his generosity of spirit were exemplary and uplifting.
Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.
One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.
Just because the SEC filed a lawsuit, it doesn't mean they will win. Goldman Sachs could easily prevail. Before we start breaking out the champagne, let's look at what is actually going on.
As we observe the shifting of the journalistic landscape, a vote of gratitude and respect is due The New York Times, which has brought down two New York governors inside of two years.
Everyone should want to listen to and look at Hilary Kole in an understated black cocktail dress and high-heeled gold-strap shoes and tresses flowing past her shoulders.