2016 August

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Listen & Learn: Jim Croce

Jim Croce was a famous singer- songwriter in the 1970s. In the 1960s he began doing gigs in small clubs and college parties. In the 1970s singer-songwriters became very popular. Jim also wrote songs for other musicians. In 1973 he wrote his first major hit single “Bad Bad Leroy Brown.” He was destined to become […]

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The Big Picture

The Big Picture = the situation as a whole, the overall view, the entire perspective on an issue or situation   Ex: We need to look at “the big picture” before we can focus on the specfic smaller details. Ex: The government plans to stop making the penny (1 cent coin), but looking at “the […]

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Listen & Learn: Zero 7

Zero 7 is two musicians from England. Their names are Henry Binns and Sam Hardaker. In the 1990’s they began as musician engineers. They helped create music for other musicians. In 2001, they released their first album “Simple Things”. Their music is like downtempo and jazz. They collaborate with many singers and musicians. Their music […]