Monthly Archives: June 2014

swinging kids’ songs from Marina

MARINA: Junior Jazz: Swinging Kid Classics This CD is available from Bandcamp. You can hear one song in the lineup below. I’ve done children’s classics in jazz and swing style for the little ones, aged maybe four to eight. Or the … Continue reading

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folk, blues and gospel songs from Marina

MARINA: THESE ARE YOUR SONGS Some of these songs are hundreds of years old and some more recent, but all are in the public domain; they belong now to you, to me, to all of us. By the Light of … Continue reading

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baby lullabies from Marina

  MARINA: SING THEM TO SLEEP In August 2013, I was singing on Hamburg’s Rathaus Markt bridge and watching a father bounce his baby to my music. I so often see kids and babies responding to music. It’s a good … Continue reading

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jazz standard songs from Marina

  MARINA: HIGH STANDARDS I’m Beginning To See the Light ~written in 1944 by Duke Ellington, Don George, Johnny Hodges and Harry James. I often sang the whole thing in scat to practise. It’s harder than you’d think to sing … Continue reading

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