Five-Star Favs – It’s Disco Time!

You might be a little surprised to find that this edition of Five-Star Favs features a disco song, but I've always said that I like a lot of different kinds of music. And in fact, today's choice is one of the songs that helped create the disco craze back in the 1970s, but I don't … Continue reading Five-Star Favs – It’s Disco Time!

Bringing Beethoven To Disco – Walter Murphy

One of my favorite musical sub-genres (or maybe sub-sub-genre) is when modern musicians take classical music and put an updated spin on it. What might at first glance seem disrespectful can produce some intriguing sounds. It's long been a common practice among jazz musicians, and even has a name -- "jazzin' the classics" -- but … Continue reading Bringing Beethoven To Disco – Walter Murphy