To sing the Great American Songbook convincingly, it helps to believe in chance. All
the legendary composers of standards - George and Ira Gershwin, Richard Rodgers and
Lorenz Hart, Harold Arlen, the list goes on - had something to say about life's
serendipities. Their songs are full of unexpected encounters, fine romances that...
TEDxGrandJunction brings a variety of presentations to encourage creativity, innovation, and social awareness through the power of big ideas. TEDxGrandJunction invites members of our community to share their stories on the professional stage. Grandparents and grade-schoolers attend the event to be educated and inspired...DETAILS
Comedian Ron White first rose to fame as the cigar-smoking, scotch-drinking funnyman from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour phenomenon. Now as a chart-topping Grammy-nominated comedian and a feature film actor, Ron White has established himself as a star in his own right. White has always been a classic storyteller. His stories relay tales from his real...DETAILS
A singer, composer and actor, Lyle Lovett has broadened the definition of American music in a career that spans 14 albums. Coupled with his gift for storytelling, the Texas-based musician fuses elements of country, swing, jazz, folk, gospel and blues in a convention-defying manner that breaks down barriers.
Whether touring as a 'Duo'...
In 1969, Don recorded his first album, “Tapestry”, in Berkeley, CA. The student riots were going on outside the studio door as Don was singing “And I Love You So” inside. The album was first released by Mediarts and attracted...DETAILS
Stripped-down folk rock act Shakey Graves has long been a favorite in his native city of Austin, but lately he's been making waves far beyond the borders of the Lone Star State. Taking the stage with a jerry-rigged drum kit that includes a suitcase, Shakey Graves, a.k.a. Alejandro Rose Garcia, captivates audiences with a variety of idiosyncratic...DETAILS