Movie Rating: four / 5
People might have funked a few times after seeing bloody hands working with the drums, but critics have sure welcomed that feeling of anxiousness while seeing the 2014 movie ‘Whiplash,’ and they have got a Oscar nomination this year to prove it.
The 2014 movie – Whiplash is about a young jazz musician being terrified by his own master appears to have connected a little fan-base, but people have been gushing about the film since it has been unveiled during the Sundance Film Festival 2014 in January.
The film deals with a boy Andrew Neiman, a nineteen year old jazz drummer, thinking of greatness but not really sure if his dream would ever come true. Ghosted by failed writer career of his dad – Andrew is influenced to rise to the top of the nation’s most elite music conservatory.
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Estar Cohen Project, a modern jazz inspired music band, is all set to host a gig to promote the release of the band’s debut album named Waiting for Dawn.
Estar Cohen, a 4th year vocal major at University of Toledo, told that the primary focus of Estar Cohen project is improvised, live music along with empathetic value.
According to reports, she told that they spend a whole lot of time on their choice of music because they want to ensure that it is something that they not just really enjoy playing, but something they thoroughly connect with.
Cohen, as a composer and lyricist with folk influences, strives to be as much a storyteller as music artist. She told that she always want to have some kind of a compelling tale for the audience to latch onto. Cohen told that Becca Stevens is a singer-songwriter whom she is inspired by, with popular folk artist Joni Mitchell.
Local music artist in the band Josh Silver agreed with Estar and told that every track is very cinematic. It is like they are painting a picture.
Travis Aukerman, t he band’s drummer, told that the aim of the band is Cohen’s music. Travis told that she is really inspired by music that’s very earthy. It is music that has roots in folk, but is extremely inspired by jazz and classical. Estar added that her very first influence with all the music was her older siblings.
Dirk K, a Jazz guitarist, has stated that he is living at the right moment in time. It is a time when the studios no longer have a throttlehold over the music artists, snatching most of the profits. Instead, the music artists like him could record and blend their own music and sell their music CDs on the internet.
He unveiled his newest one named Dirk K — It’s On, on 1st September. Now, it is available at plainsailing.com, dirkk.com and amazon.com.
According to reports, Dirk K, whose real last name is Kleutgens, told that there was no way you could have done this before, in the late ’90s, suddenly you were able to record with computers, and when Pro Tools came out, it revolutionized the whole system. All of a sudden, you could be competitive with top record studios.
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Well. she has been traveling across the world for her DJ tour. But Paris Hilton’s busy schedule did not stop her from accepting the Ice Bucket Challenge earlier on Wednesday. Her party at the Amnesia Ibiza posed for the real setting for the thirty three year old socialite to hold the chilling moment on video.
In a new video clip on Instagram, the blond is showing off her toned shape in a sheer black skirt and coral string bikini, as she accepts the Ice Bucket Challenge to increase funds and awareness for the Lou Gehrig’s Disease. She was sporting a black color cover up skirt ans her blonde hair was worn into a half bun and was flowing in beach waves. Her eyes, were shaded under a oversized black sunglasses.
Hilton’s back is towards the audience with her arms open as she was waiting for a partner to pour ice water on her. The man appeared to be a club goer or probably a crew member.
She uploaded the video o Thursday and captioned: ‘I was nominated by a lot of people to do the #ALSIceBucketChallenge. So I did it last night after my show at my #FoamAndDiamonds Party at @AmnesiaIbiza,’
She added that she would make a huge donation to this cause and she nominated @DJChuckie @Birdman5Star & Lil Wayne. They now have twenty four hours to finish the challenge. Paris has been arranging her Foam And Diamonds party at the Amnesia Ibiza and was earlier performing in Cannes, France.
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The Bodyguard musical is all set to embark on a 2 year tour of Ireland and the United Kingdom starting early 2015. On 12th February, the show would open at Mayflower Theater in Southampton, after the end of the West End run on 30th August. The cast of the touring production has not been announced yet, but earlier its current star Alexandra Burke stated that she would definitely think about joining the tour.
The Bodyguard musical would visit Aberdeen and Glasgow in March, before playing in Wolverhampton, Newcastle, Cardiff, Plymouth and Bradford. Tour dates beyond August 2015 would be revealed in right time. Based on 1992 Oscar nominated film by Lawrence Kasdan that starred Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston, the Bodyguard musical started in November 2012.
At present, The Bodyguard is playing at London’s West End’s Adelphi Theater. To know more regarding the forthcoming tour of the show, you have to visit the official production of the website.
It was only a phone call that offer Burke her dream role at the West End. Along with this, it also brought a lot of memories flooding back to X Factor. When she was asked to star in The Bodyguard, she was over the moon. However, it was only 2 years earlier that she called the police following a series of death threats. That time she hired her own bodyguard.
The twenty five year old recalled that they kept on saying that they would kill her. Knowing that, her dad really freaked out. After that Naomi Campbell introduced Burke to her bodyguard. Her dad made her employ him because he feared someone would throw acid in my face. Now Burke and Naomi share a bodyguard. His name is Peter and he is nice.