September 2007 Archives

Ode to Mama Music

It had the potential to be a…..difficult relationship.  She, the classically trained musician with perfect pitch, fabulous voice, lifelong history of teaching, performing, directing and arranging music.  Me, the self-taught, improvising, chord-banging, bar-singer voiced newbie. When we came to Faith Lutheran Church, Rita Rae played the organ and directed the choir.  We had come from a church where a contemporary service was held on Saturday night, featuring a Christian rock band, and we um…..pushed…. a Continue reading