Portland’s Glitterati Turns Out to Raise Funds – Pt 2

Portland’s Glitterati Turns Out to Raise Funds – Pt 2

The Kridel Grand Ballroom with it’s 9000 square feet of floor space made for an an exceptionally dramatic venue for the joint benefit for the Schnitzer Diabetes Health Center and the Portland Chamber Orchestra. With it’s soaring ceiling heights and rich architectural details, this historic ballroom, adjoining lobby and full proscenium stage, has played host to many of Portland’s premiere events… For decades! For this...

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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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