Cole Porter Cooking at Kung Fu Bakery – PT 2

Cole Porter Cooking at Kung Fu Bakery – PT 2

Oh What a Dream Come True! The musicians on my Cole Porter CD, Easy to Love, were some of the finest… Anywhere! Even more than being exceedingly talented, they were each a pleasure and a joy to work with! What an honor to be in such fine company. If you have a moment when you are finished looking at the great pictures of many of the players below, I invite you to Listen for Yourself! This picture to the left here is me with Ron Abel....

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Cole Porter Cooking at Kung Fu Bakery – PT 1

Cole Porter Cooking at Kung Fu Bakery – PT 1

My CD, Easy to Love, was recorded and mastered at Kung Fu Bakery Recording in Portland, Oregon with members of the Portland Chamber Orchestra. And what a time we had! Did you know the studio used to be both a bakery and a Kung Fu Studio, hence the name, Kung Fu Bakery. The mixing process took nearly a week.  It is a very important part of the process in creating the final product.  Bob Stark mastered the CD right there at Kung Fu Bakery which...

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Portland’s Glitterati Turns Out to Raise Funds – Pt 1

Portland’s Glitterati Turns Out to Raise Funds – Pt 1

Such an elegant event! The Kridel Ballroom was transformed into a 1940’s era supper club and the Who’s Who of Portland turned up for THE spring society event. Arlene Schnitzer certainly knows how to throw a gala fundraiser. Harold and Arlene Schnitzer had heard this Cole Porter show the previous summer and loved the show so much, they wanted to create a joint benefit for the Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center and the Portland Chamber...

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A Video Introduction to Rocky Blumhagen

A Video Introduction to Rocky Blumhagen

What a wonderful introduction to my Cole Porter show and CD, Easy to Love. The interview took place in advance of a benefit concert in Portland, OR. With studio footage from sessions at Kung Fu Bakery, news reel clips of Cole Porter and interview segments… These 3min really fly! The Video BELOW is a behind the scenes glimpse into the recording and rehearsal process was courtesy of Fox 12 Oregon. Brooke Carlton visited as we put the...

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