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Showing posts with label sl jazz. Show all posts
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Thursday, January 24, 2019

Inspiration Island – Curei’s Floating Gallery - revisited - Lacy Muircastle reporting...

"CUREI'S FLOATING GALLERY," gently meanders high above the beautiful educational sim, "Inspiration Island."

A wondrous adventure for your eyes awaits visitors to the gallery.  It features the panoramic photo work of the photojournalist "Curei" (pronounced: CURE-ee-eye,) and special guest exhibitors from time to time.

Curei hopes that you will take time to enjoy the Central Plaza area, the model sailboats, the serene Meditation Alcove, as well as the magnificent one-of-a-kind spiral fountain.  Watch out for the strolling peacocks.   Curei said they have a great Jazz Corner, and to listen out for the relaxing music stream on the rest of the "floater."   Keep your eyes and soul open, who knows what else you might discover.

Curei would like to thank so many without whom this creation would not have been possible.  In particular, Pluto Fairey, who gifted the basic "floater" as a beginning, and it was most certainly a wonderful place to start.

The gallery has been up and running for about a year, and during that time, it has been chosen twice as a "Featured Event" and once as an "Editors' Choice," with more of that sort of thing on the way.   The gallery has introduced Wolfman Jack who will be performing on the grand performance plaza. He will be presenting the great dance tunes of the 1950s every Saturday from 3 to 5: PM (SL time).  What’s more, there is a super giveaway for all visitors.  On Sundays, from 5 to 6: PM (SL time), the gallery presents the great Latin American Spanish guitarist, Joaquin Gustav, live and direct from Buenos Aires.  Both shows do a bang-up finish with the largest fireworks display that you’ve ever seen in Second Life©

Below this little floating paradise, you will find an exceptionally interesting place  the main Inspiration Island. It is a place to learn and to discover.  You will find a special Transportation Globe in the landing area of the gallery that will take you there.

 Curei's Floating Gallery is a place to renew one's soul.  A place for your relaxation and enjoyment.  This is a place to return to as often as you wish. Whether it's the panoramic visual arts or the varied performing arts, it’s a place not quite like anywhere else.  It’s friendly, sensitive and meaningful for all.  It is for you.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

All That Jazz - Camury Reporting...

Jazz, what does that word evoke in your mind?  Nothing.  It evokes something in your soul.  It’s wild, jubilant music.  It made people feel free when it emerged  from the barrooms of New Orleans.  It made people feel alive and it got people up and dancing.  And nobody played it like they played it in New Orleans, a city already used to feeling jubilant, and expressing its jubilation. A city where you could dance down the middle of the street, in the middle of the daytime, in the middle of the week, and instead of people wondering why you weren't at work, they'd be wondering how they could join you. The glory of New Orleans is that it's still that way today. Everyone loves a parade. Everything is touched by the joyous anarchy called New Orleans Jazz.

Jazzis a music genre that originated amongst African Americans in New OrleansUnited States  in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, and developed from roots in Blues and Ragtime.  Since the 1920s jazz age, jazz has become recognized as a major form of musical expression. It then emerged in the form of independent traditional and popular musical styles, all linked by the common bonds of African American and European American musical parentage with a performance orientation. Jazz is characterized by swing and blue notes, call and response vocals, polyruthms and most of all improvisation. Jazz has roots in West African cultural amd musical expression, and in African American music traditions including blues and ragtime, as well as European military band music.  Although the foundation of jazz is deeply rooted within the Black experience of the United States, different cultures have contributed their own experience and styles to the art form as well. Intellectuals around the world have hailed jazz as "one of America's original art forms".

Jazz has undergone a multitude of transformations throughout the 20th century. There is currently room for several Jazz genres. These aspects range from Dixieland to the experimentalism of Freejazz, through standards and more ambitious compositions.

Best Jazz Clubs in SL -

In Second Life you can visit different Jazz clubs and appreciate this musical style

Pino 1950 Underground

Take a trip back in time and immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the 1950s. Among other attractions, Pino Underground has a very friendly bar for everyone in Second Life, where you can listen to the best of vintage and contemporary Jazz. Come meet someone new and talk. The surroundings are warm. Be sure to explore the building where the bar is located. Take the elevator and visit the place. You will find lots of fun and unusual places. The bar is relaxed and there is no dress code.

Branagh’s Jazz

Enjoy the sophisticated Branagh's Jazz events. This is a romantic Second Life Jazz club with a flawless replica of a wonderful view of downtown Manhattan. The club is a great place for you to take someone special to dance, and features live music on weekends. The dress code for elegant events is formal (dress or cocktail dress for women, tux or suit for men).

New York New York Piano Lounge

Have fun at the New York New York Piano Lounge. In this elegant Jazz club, the dress code is formal. Upon entering the club, many photographers await you and a receptionist will confirm your reservation and wish you a warm welcome. Have a wonderful evening, dancing with your partner and watching the friendly local band playing the best of Jazz.

Jazz in Detroit City

Avi Choice Award Nominee: FAVORITE JAZZ CLUB - 2015, this is a picturesque Detroit city themed SIM with Jazz Stream 24/7. Join them and appreciate time alone or dancing with someone special! Enjoy exploring the place and have fun at the sound of Jazz.

New York Jazz Club

Delight in the New York jazz club, a relaxed piano bar in Second Life, where you can hear the best of Jazz. Come dance with your boyfriend or meet someone new at the bar. There is no dress code but cocktail dresses are always good for the ladies. A sign posted on the bar wall says the bartender is always right! So have fun but don’t drink too much!

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Music from the Emerald Isle

What is it about the Emerald Isle that has us all so transfixed?  Is it that accent, which is to die for don’t you think?  Ireland is blessed with beautiful landscapes, an enchanted history, inspired people (authors, bands, humanitarians), and a richness of spirituality that touches the whole world.

Music plays are large part in Ireland’s culture and has done for time immemorial. It’s not just about Irish traditional music but it’s all genres of music.  Irish songs tell a story through song, making them even more appealing to listeners.

Enter one Dainial. Curiosity brought him to Second Life and even though he had a difficult time adjusting to it, especially at the beginning, he remembered being baffled by “rooms” full of silent people, and by all the things that newbies find daunting.  Luckily he was helped by people who became friends and after a year and a half here, Dainial says he has made some very close and good friends, and is thrilled that his creative side is finding full expression in SL.