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  • 00:30

    The Transformational Power of Classical Music

    in Lifestyle

    lassical music can literally move us. Every music is musical multimedia and it is a contagious vibration. Today on our show we have guest, Beate Willma a Classical & Transformational Coach! Beate is a classical musicologist, choral conductor, organist and opera dramaturge. We will be playing a piece of music that Beate has choosen. You are in for a real treat! The music is “LULLABY (NANA) from the album: Federico García Lorca, Blood Wedding. Music by Hans-Erik Philip. Simone Kermes, soprano. Budapest Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus. Béla Drahos, conductor.”  Beate will be sharing with us how classical music can literally move us and how the Ancient Greeks wrote about this. In the work that Beate does, there are two types of coaching. One being Classical music in coaching which is opera introductions and opera intensives and how they identify with the journey of the heroine, unbury emotions and projecting one's own plot. The other is Coaching classical musicians, your dreams, pressure, possibilities and creating space for creativity. Have you ever felt a calling to dive into the world of classical music? Have you thought about being coached in classical music? Are you already a classical musician and looking for coaching? Then you will want to listen to this show! Join us to see how the classical music has the power to transform. Listen in at www.blogtalkradio.com/lindasconscioustalks or call in and ask questions at (847) 850-8423.

  • 00:35

    Classical Crossover Artist Nathan Pacheco

    in Music

    Classical crossover artist Nathan Pacheco chats with Big Blend Radio hosts Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith about his second full length album “Nathan Pacheco II." Nathan rose to prominence by recording and touring with instrumental superstar Yanni, who met Pacheco after the singer auditioned for mega-pop producer Ric Wake, who was helming the new album "Yanni Voices." Pacheco recorded several new tunes on the collection and quickly gained a following as a guest performer on the "Yanni Voices" PBS Special (taped in Acapulco) and over 100 tour dates throughout the U.S., Canada and Latin America. The acclaimed tenor has toured the U.K. with British singer Katherine Jenkins and the National Symphony Orchestra, headlined tours in the U.S. and starred in his own PBS special "Introducing Nathan Pacheco."

    This interview originally aired on Big Blend Radio, on June 5, 2015, an episode that broadcasted live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.

     

  • 01:01

    The Thomas Loop Radio Show on WJJL-1440AM - Fingerstyle Guitar - 6/24/2015

    in Music

    June 24th, 2015's edition of The Thomas Loop Radio Show features The Fingerstyle Guitar Genre.  Music by Ben Lacy - http://www.benlacy.com/ - Adam Rafferty http://www.adamrafferty.com - Jamie Holka - http://www.jamieholka.com


    A snippet of Ben Lacy's bio - The February 2007 issue of Guitar Player Magazine named Ben as one of the Top 101 Forgotten Greats & Unsung Guitar Heroes.  20th Century Guitar's August 2006 issue had a 2-page article about Ben.  Following is an excerpt.  "About once a decade, a new guitar talent comes along that knocks this writer out.  It was like that when I first saw and heard Michael Hedges.  So musical, so unique.  Same with Stanley Jordan.  Four years ago, I met the newest killer guitarist at a California NAMM Show...


    Snippet of Adam Rafferty's bio - 


    I’m Adam Rafferty – welcome to my website. I am a guitar player born and raised in New York City, and currently spending most of my time on the road playing concerts and doing workshops.


    Playing music for people is my #1 passion.


    I also equally love teaching music to anyone who is dedicated.


    I love helping people achieve “aha” moments. Sometimes these insights “bleed” into a personal development – flavor!


    Snippet of Jamie Holka's bio - 


    Jamie Holka is a solo finger-style guitarist from Niagara Falls NY.  His style incorporates many layers to assimilate bass, drums, chords and melody. Switching between a Gibson L-5 and a Maton Michael Fix model, he’s able to create quite a diverse sound. 

  • 01:53

    Jazz & Classical Crossover Music, Stage & Screen

    in Entertainment

    Join Nancy J. Reid & Lisa D. Smith – mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, for Big Blend Radio, airing live from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona, the headquarters for the Big Blend Spirit of America Tour of all 407 National Park units.
    On This Episode:
    - Nathan Pacheco - From the widely seen 2012 PBS Special “Introducing Nathan Pacheco” to the 11 soaring tracks on his new full-length album ‘Nathan Pacheco II’, this charismatic tenor who rose to prominence by recording and touring with instrumental superstar Yanni, is a star that just continues rising in the classical crossover world of music.
    - Chandra Currelley – Award-winning singer, songwriter, producer and actress, Chandra Currelley is a veteran entertainer with roots in several of Tyler Perry's productions, both plays and films, including "For Better or Worse" on OWN, "Madea's Big Happy Family," "Diary of Mad Black Woman," and "Tyler Perry's A Madea's Christmas."
    - Alex Gershman - Jazz collective ‘Sasha’s Bloc’ releases their second album ‘Heart on Fire’ featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit. Formed in 2012 by bassist Alexander Gershman, who hails from Moscow, Sasha’s Bloc is an eclectic mix of musicians focused on the revival of the jazz culture of the 1920’s and 30’s, combined with the adaptation of modern jazz original compositions.

  • 00:32

    Classical Homeopathy Transformational Healing

    in Lifestyle

    Dr. Dubroff is back on our show! We will be having conversations on the comparison and effectiveness of these two systems of medicine with a special focus on the transformative nature of the homeopathic system. We will be talking about what is Homeopathy, the difference between classical and other homeopathic treatments and when classical homeopathic medicine is used. Are you familiar with Classical Homeopathy? Do you know what transformational healing is? When is the appropriate time to use homeopathic medicines? Tune into www.blogtalkradio.com/lindasconscioustalks to listen and get answers to these questions and to learn about this and more! If you have a question, we would love for you to call into (347) 850-8423.

  • America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

     In Washington, D.C., we are fortunate to have several performing musicians that are internationally known and they direct Jazz programs at Universities in the area.  This evening, I will interview Allyn Johnson who is the director of The University of the District of Columbia Jazz Studies Program.  In addition, we will listen to tunes from his recent release, The Light That Grew Among Us. He is a native Washingtonian with many talents.  Not only does he play the piano, he is an educator, composer, arranger and producer.  He is one of the most sought after musicians in the jazz community.  As a result, he divides his time between two cities, appearing at the Blue Note, Village Vanguard, and Birdland in New York, and Blues Alley and Bohemian Caverns in his home town.  Join us this evening at Jazz Notes where jazz lives!

  • 00:32

    Pierre Bensusan Mozart of Guitar

    in Music

    Internationally-renown French-Algerian acoustic guitarist, singer and composer Pierre Bensusan is back in the United States continuing his 40th Anniversary World Concert Tour.  Known as the “Mozart of Guitar”, Bensusan is also calling this tour the celebration of a dynamic 35-year association with his longtime guitar-maker Lowden Guitars.  
    His recent international accolades include the Ards International Guitar Festival’s "Lifetime Achievement Award", along with his latest album ENCORE winning the ‘Live Performance Album’ category at the 2014 Independent Music Awards.
    Listen to Nancy J. Reid & Lisa Smith, Big Blend Radio’s mother-daughter travel team and publishers of Big Blend Radio & TV Magazine, as they chat with Pierre about his globetrotting musical career and world tour, and his award-winning 3-CD live performance album ENCORE.

    This interview originally aired on March 22, 2015, on Big Blend Radio’s Champagne Sundays variety show from the historic Coronado Motor Hotel in Yuma, Arizona.

  • 01:00

    Nick Starr Duarte (Guitar/Vocals) and Amy Morgan (Cello) from Post Paradise

    in Rock Music

    Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes Nick Starr Duarte (Guitar/Vocals) and Amy Morgan (Cello) from the Alternative Rock Post Paradise to the show. 



    www.postparadiserock.com


    Fusing their unique sound from several different genres and sources of inspiration, Post Paradise delivers an alternative, indie-rock sound that is distinct and memorable. With the classical flair of Amy Morgan’s work on the cello and Nick Duarte’s signature vocals and edgy riffs, the two become the cornerstone of the quartet, further enhanced by Mark Roshon on drums and percussion, and Chris Santolla on bass guitar. Together, the foursome creates a fresh and unique sound that is unparalleled.


    For Media Enquiries: 
    LaFamos PR & Branding
    www.lafamos.com


     

  • 00:45

    America's Classical Music Jazz

    in Music

         Join me this evening when I interview Cedric Hendricks and William Brower regarding the bill H.R. 1682, the National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2015.  The bill will preserve knowledge and promote education about jazz in the United States and abroad.  Cedric Hendricks is an attorney based in Washington, DC. For over the past thirty-two years, Cedric R. Hendricks has worked closely with Congressman John Conyers, Jr. (D-MI) on Jazz-related legislative and policy initiatives.  Among his accomplishments with Mr. Conyers has been the development and passage in 1987 of House Concurrent Resolution 57, which designated Jazz as a rare and valuable national American treasure.  This was followed in 1989 by the passage of legislation designating May 25th, the birthday of Bill Bojangles Robinson, as National Tap Dance Day.  In 1991, they successfully secured federal funding to establish the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra, which is now over 20 years old and has performed around the world.  Most recently, he worked with Mr. Conyers on the development and introduction of a new bill for jazz, HR 1682, the National Jazz Preservation, Education and Promulgation Act of 2015.  William Brower resides in Washington, D.C.  In his 45-year career, Bill Brower has been a community organizer, a jazz journalist and oral historian, and a jazz and special event producer. He is currently a Founding and Senior partner of JBV Production, LLC. A major JBV client is the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation. In that capacity Mr. Brower has served as Producer of the CBCF Annual Legislative Conference Jazz Issue Forum and Concert. He has also worked with the Office of Rep. John Conyers on various legislative initiatives, including H. Con. Res. 57 and HR 1682.  Keeping jazz alive on Jazz Notes.

  • 01:05

    Ricky Ohrn, Vocalist & Guitar for the Hard Rock Band Rebel Hotel

    in Rock Music

    Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes Ricky Ohrn, Vocalist & Guitar for the Hard Rock Band Rebel Hotel!



    reverbnation.com/rebelhotel


    REBEL HOTEL.. A hard rock band out of Hollywood, California. Founded in Orange County CA 2010 by Ricky Ohrn, where they recorded 2 EP’s and made a mark on the scene as a high energy live band, After a few members fell out Ricky moved the Rebel studio to Hollywood in 2013, and recorded another EP of 5 songs named “Visualize Believe Conceive” produced by Brian Marshak Now better and hungrier than ever … 
    These rockers are bringing a refreshing high-energy upbeat show with attitude, that you been longing to see and you wont forget……
     


    This episode is sponsored by: 
    www.MetalBabeMayhem.com 


    If you would like to book this guest for your show, 
    Please direct media inquiries to:
    http://metalbabemayhem.com/contact

  • 01:19

    Fed Speak & Market Manipulation with Economist Andy Sutton

    in Politics

    We are pleased that Economist Andy Sutton has agreed to return to our show to update us on the various ways in which the Federal Reserve together with the banking cartel manipulates the market at the expense of the average citizen.  If you are looking for direction, you don't want to miss this broadcast.  Please feel free to call in any time during the show with your comments or questions 646-652-4620.  Look forward to hearing from you.