Vienna Teng: Ain’t No Sunshine / Lose Yourself Video

You can finally see Vienna Teng’s mesmeric cover/mashup of “Ain’t No Sunshine” by Bill Withers and Eminem’s “Lose Yourself” in this newly released video of her live performance on Mountain Stage last year. And in case you missed my rave review of that concert, you can read it in this post.

Allison Crowe: “My Funny Valentine” Live Video

Our favorite Canadian songstress Allison Crowe recently covered the classic jazz ballad “My Funny Valentine” at a live performance in Germany. I never thought anyone could match, let alone surpass, the great Etta James on this song, but Allison’s gut-busting high notes take the melody to a whole ‘nother level…

My Funny Valentine ~ Allison Crowe w. Billie Woods – Live Jazzhaus Freiburg from Allison Crowe on Vimeo.

Sir Mix-A-Lot & Seattle Symphony: Baby Got Back Live

Two of my fave things: classical music and one hit wonders! Rapper Sir Mix-A-Lot surprised the classical crowd at a recent Seattle Symphony performance by joining the orchestra for a lively, string-accented version of his hit “Baby Got Back” and bringing some of the female audience members on stage to dance….