[JPL] Would like your opinion from Micele Grey
tomthejazzman at embarqmail.com
Fri Feb 29 09:14:00 EST 2008
As has been stated several time there are many variables in making this
decision. To me one of the very first criteria for vocals is that the
music be presented in tune, on pitch on all selections. Selections of
words only comes after I can find music that is not offensive to my
ears. ALOHA Tom
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> In a message dated 2/28/2008 12:14:44 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> swinginfox at swinginfox.com writes:
> Hi, JPLers
> I have been listening to some new vocalists CD's and would love to
> hear some opinions about this from jazz programmers/
> How do you feel about vocalists who mess up some words in the
> lyric..purposely or not?
> Juat curious. Do you listen for that?
> Micele Grey
> Swingin' Fox Music
> It's hard to say without an example.
> Playing vocalist who aren't American don't always get it right and Vice
> Versa with Americans singing foreign lyrics.
> I don't especially listen for that. If I like and it sounds good it I play
> it. I have never received a call about that problem. Maybe it's because my
> station WDNA is in Miami with so many different languages....... I love living
> so close to the United States.
> How about programmers pronouncing the names wrong with the Vocalist and the
> Musicians? It's hard enough to read names sometimes and who playing what
> without a magnifying glass.
> "Melodious" Mel Lipton
> WDNA 88.9 FM Miami
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