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The Journey begins...

Tonight is the first meeting of a group of people that will eventually form "Sono" or whatever the name becomes.  Wish me luck!

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A Cappella Originals: the Joy (?) of Editing

Sitting with Wes Carroll in a small café in San Francisco, listening to an acoustic guitar-strumming singer/songwriter.  He leans over to me and asks, “Do all of us singer/songwriters sound this monotonous?” The answer: yes. (and by yes, I mean, the vast majority). The bigger question: do ALL songwriters, not just the acoustic artsy singer/songwriter types, sound that monotonous? The answer, you better believe it, is YES (the vast majority).

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Inside View: America's Got Talent

I auditioned for America’s Got Talent three times this year.  With three different groups.  Each group had it’s own path to the contest, and each had a different result. So now I’m going to give you the raw, unadulterated, inside scoop on the whole process! [REDACTED]

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Does Deke get down in the dumps?

Does Deke Sharon--the "Father of Contemporary A Cappella" get down in the dumps?  Maybe his arrangement isn't going well or he feels like he's done everything already and there's nothing left. "When Alexander saw the breadth of his domain, he wept for there were no more worlds to conquer".  (Benefits of a movie education about classical quotes)

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Inside View: 2009 Harmony Sweepstakes Finals pt. 2 of 2: Obligatory Sound Rant!

Obligatory sound rant!  The sound was really good.  ... hmm, that’s not much of a rant.  How about this: