Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 3: Intro To Jazz (Jazz Standards)

Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 3: Intro To Jazz (Jazz Standards)

Jazz Standards If you have not read the last show of this series, Anatomy of a Jazz Tune, feel free to go back and read it. This Faux Show series is presented as an Intro to Jazz, especially created for those who want to begin an investigation into jazz. Introduction When we turn on the … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 3: Intro To Jazz (Jazz Standards)

Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 2: Intro To Jazz (Anatomy of a Jazz Tune)

Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 2: Intro To Jazz (Anatomy of a Jazz Tune)

The Anatomy of a Jazz Tune As I explained in my last announcement, the format of the Radio Faux Show is changing to one focused more on music education. How to start this new format was easy to decide because there is one type of music that I believe I am well versed in but … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 2: Intro To Jazz (Anatomy of a Jazz Tune)

Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 1 (January 1, 2023): Best of 2022

Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 1 (January 1, 2023): Best of 2022

This Week's Theme: Best of 2022 This week's Faux Show is a classic countdown list. I have included several different Best of the Year selections followed by a Top 20 albums countdown. This is the first show of the third year of Faux Shows, but it is also the last that will follow the original … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 3, Number 1 (January 1, 2023): Best of 2022

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 46 (December 18, 2022): Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 46 (December 18, 2022): Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

This Week's Theme: Most Wonderful Time Of The Year This year's four-part holiday-themed Faux Show series wraps up with a selection of traditional holiday songs. This mix of carols, hymns, and standards presents what most people consider the music of the holidays. As always, the songs span across different genres and decades. If you are … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 46 (December 18, 2022): Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 45 (December 11, 2022): Santa Claus Keeps Coming To Town

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 45 (December 11, 2022): Santa Claus Keeps Coming To Town

This Week's Theme: Santa Claus Keeps Coming To Town Part three of this four-part, holiday-themed Faux Show series includes forty-two different versions of "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" by forty-two different artists. Every year at the Faux household, we select one holiday standard and make a massive playlist of as many versions as we … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 45 (December 11, 2022): Santa Claus Keeps Coming To Town

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 44 (December 4, 2022): Happy Holidays

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 44 (December 4, 2022): Happy Holidays

This Week's Theme: Happy Holidays As I wrote one year ago for the 2021 Happy Holidays Faux Show: Part two of this four-part, holiday-themed Faux Show series is focused on songs that aren't part of the holiday canon, but are full of holiday spirit. Unlike last week's show, this week's songs are clearly identifiable as … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 44 (December 4, 2022): Happy Holidays

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 43 (November 27, 2022): Merry Xmas

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 43 (November 27, 2022): Merry Xmas

This Week's Theme: Merry Xmas We have a tradition at the Faux household that requires a little bit of explanation. Before we met, Ms. Faux spent every holiday season singing - performing in small groups, choirs, churches, and public venues. She started as a child and continued to sing into her adulthood. Although I can't … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 43 (November 27, 2022): Merry Xmas

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 42 (November 13, 2022): First of October

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 42 (November 13, 2022): First of October

This Week's Theme: First of October With this week's show, I have now made the First of October an annual Faux Show theme. To be clear, this is not a show released on October 1 but is a show inspired by the group First of October. The basic concept is to focus the show on … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 42 (November 13, 2022): First of October

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 41 (November 6, 2022): Female Artists From A To Z

Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 41 (November 6, 2022): Female Artists From A To Z

This Week's Theme: Female Artists From A To Z Special Note: Sometimes, time is precious. For that reason, I have recently devoted most of my time to personal tasks that are not writing this blog. In addition, I am starting to plan for a slew of end of year Holiday and Best Of The Year … Continue reading Radio Faux Show Volume 2, Number 41 (November 6, 2022): Female Artists From A To Z