I can pretty much predict the songs that will be the most requested by students in my studio by what is popular on the radio.
Let’s just say that this has been the year of Adele: over the summer it was “Rolling in the Deep”, in the fall it was “Someone Like You”, and the current front-runner is “Set Fire to the Rain”.
Jayla P. knocked this one out on the park in just one take (and only a few weeks of practice). Her voice just gives me chills, like so many of my students. Here’s her lovely version of Adele’s hit.
This song is appropriate for today, since the rain is on its way after several days of beautiful sunshine. In fact, rain has been on the brain this week — you’ll understand when you hear my latest original song on Monday. It is spring, after all!
Jayla has a beautiful voice. I’ll bet she has a great teacher too:)
Just wondering if you play all the accompaniment for your students on their recordings? They are lovely.
Aww, thanks so much Susan! I usually play for them, unless we find an accompaniment track we really like and the piano doesn’t suit the song well. This one was me :) Thanks for the compliment!
Absolutely awesome! Your students are stars!
Thanks so much, Amy! :D Yes they definitely are.
Beautiful! Love her version. :)
I got chills too!