A friend sent along this video, and I thought it was pretty great. These two guys put this together for their school’s band concert. Check it out:
It’s almost like this amazing music and the attractions from which they come had a timeless, cross-generational appeal or something…
The biggest thing to emerge on the Disney historical front during my recent blogging absence was the release, on Passport to Dreams Old and New, of A Musical Souvenir of Walt Disney World. This remarkable two and a half hour audio collection provides an aural tour of the Magic Kingdom circa some time in [...]
There are some things in this world that I love more than others, and many of those involve Disney, classic film, and Turner Classic Movies. So you might imagine my reaction to this bit of news:
TCM Classic Film Festival to Spotlight Disney’s Musical Legacy Multi-Faceted Celebration Presented in Collaboration with D23, The Official Disney [...]
The Disney documentary train rolls on, with this rather remarkable look at Richard and Robert Sherman – longtime staff songwriters at Walt Disney Productions and composers of some of the best known ditties ever. Much like Walt & El Grupo, The Boys: The Sherman Brothers’ Story is a family affair. Cousins Gregory V. Sherman [...]
Bumble Boogie, anyone?
Here’s something I’ve been waiting to hear about for a while.
On August 17th, the new “Disney Pearl” imprint will release an album by the great Brian Wilson containing covers of works by George and Ira Gershwin. Some of these songs are well-known standards, while two are previously unfinished compositions that Wilson [...]