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Milt Okun

Phil Ramone's Ears of Genius

Glenn Berger, PhD | Posted 03.23.2017 | Arts
Glenn Berger, PhD

What was Ramone's magic? The quality that Ramone possessed was one that Bernard Meland called appreciative consciousness. Simply put, this is the ability to see the universe in a grain of sand, as William Blake put it, or to find beauty in the ordinary.

Conversations With Alonzo Bodden and Spyro Gyra's Jay Beckenstein, Plus Exclusives by Make-A-Wish, Placido Domingo, Placido Domingo Jr and Danielle de Niese

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Helping others and giving back have been incredibly important to us throughout our career," says Papa Roach's Jacoby Shaddix, "so when Make-A-Wish came to us and told us about Mark Guerra we were thrilled to be involved."

First Nighter: "Soul Doctor" Celebrates Singing Rabbi Carlebach

David Finkle | Posted 10.15.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Consider it my embarrassing oversight that Shlomo Carlebach was news to me when I showed up for Soul Doctor, the new musical at Circle in the Square. ...

'Great Voices Sing John Denver' Is Wonderful New CD!

Jay Weston | Posted 08.10.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

My particular favorite has always been "Leaving On a Jet Plane." Or maybe "Sweet Surrender." Perhaps it is "Sunshine On My Shoulders." I love them all, and when you hear this album, so will you!

Legendary Music Man Milt Okun -- Belafonte to John Denver to Placido

Jay Weston | Posted 08.21.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Along the Cherry Lane chronicles Milt Okun's life from his music school teaching days to singing and writing folk songs to working with some of the biggest names in music.