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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 30

Happy Monday, dear readers! Today is the last day for this challenge, and I thought today’s choice was rather fitting! I very much enjoyed doing this challenge, and I’ve been thinking about getting with my friend Laura Beth over at … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 29

Happy Sunday! My husband and I really enjoy watching old movies together. Last weekend, we found a movie on Turner Classic Movies (TCM) called “A Song is Born.” This movie was made in 1948 & features Danny Kaye, Louis Armstrong, … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 28

Day 28: Sway by Dean Martin Enjoy! Love & life lessons, Kristian

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 27

Happy Friday everyone, Today’s song choice is one of my personal favorites! I love Harry Connick Jr. Day 27: Come by Me by Harry Connick Jr. I wanted to post a live version, but unfortunately, the ones where he is … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 26

I remember I first heard today’s song choice as a child. It instantly made me want to dance! Today’s song is Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy. I remember picking up a bugle (the snack that you probably put on your fingers … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 25

I swear doing these challenges makes the weeks go by faster. It feels like I did last Wednesday’s 2 days ago! Anyway, Happy Wednesday, dear readers! Today’s song choice comes from one of my all time favorite movies, Casablanca! I’ve … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 24

Today’s song choice comes from one of my all time favorite Jazz musicians, Louis Armstrong. I just love his raspy voice, and his trumpet playing skills are on point! One of the best of his time! There’s a lot of … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 23

Hello! How is it April 23rd, already? Didn’t we celebrate Easter two days ago? I have spoken of my late grandfather Bateman a few times. The man that I’ve never met, yet still feel a connection to. I have shared … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 22

Happy Sunday! I discovered the Alabama Shakes a little over a year ago when they premiered on an episode of Austin City Limits. Neil and I instantly fell in love with their sound. They are one of those rare bands … Continue reading

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30 Day Jazz/Swing/Blues Challenge Day 21

Hello! I wish all of you a fabulous weekend! Day 21: Turn Me On by Norah Jones Enjoy! Love & life lessons, Kristian

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