As Artistic Director and conductor of the John Cameron Entertainment company, I have the privieldge of doing some major productions. This one, benefiting women’s health is one of my favorites. Here’s a little snippet of what the Harvest Celebration looks like.
You may have hear that vinyl is back (My son’s collection grows weekly, he’s 21), and last year it made more money for labels than ads on free streaming service, according to the RIAA. The US music industry group reported that vinyl LP/EP sales increased 32 percent in 2015 to $416 million (this figure is likely higher, as some tiny
indie shops elude RIAA’s radar). That’s heartwarming news for analog-forever types and a dismal development for the major labels, as the New York Times reported.
Regardless of your preferred listening format, you can enjoy watching how a vinyl record materializes into that thing you put on your turntable. Take a look at the following video.
The new documentary Carole King: Natural Woman charts the singer-songwriter’s story from 1960s New York City, to the music mecca of 70’s LA, to the present. In this short excerpt from the film, we hear from King as she talks about her precocious songwriting and the dreams she always had for herself. The documentary premiered on PBS on February 19, 2016, and is now available on iTunes and Amazon.