Bill Kennick (2018)
Below are some videos on Youtube. Some of these are really bad. but in
some cases I am experimenting with overdubbing Piano, Bass and
Accordion. Things will get even worse when I attempt to sing like Nat
King Cole. The point of these is to get over the stage fright of being
The Horoscope site will be down for a few months until I can set up a new server.
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William J Kennewick
Vincent Youmans More Than You Know
Latin and Polish, Slovenian Favorites
Green Eyes Aquellos Ojos Verdes
Who Stole the Kishka (actually somebody stole the sheet music so I couldn't play it)
Tune Up (Miles Davis)
Blues in G (Bobby Walker)
Around Midnight (Thelonious Monk)
September in the Rain (Errol Garner style)
I Remember April (George Shearing Style)
How are Things in Glocca Morra?
It was easy to get to your place in Brooklyn, NY once I got my
EZ-pass. I got off the Verrazano Bridge at 92nd Street and went a few
blocks to your place at 94th and 3rd Avenue. I ended up parking on Shore
Drive and walking 4 blocks. Very clean upscale neighborhood. Lots of
restaurants on 3rd Avenue. I ended up getting only a bagle, but then
again I was nervous, this being my first gig in NY-NY.
I should have played (maybe next time):
September Song -Kurt Weill
Mack the Knife- Kurt Weill Lotte Lenya
Crazy- Willie Nelson
I Fall to Pieces- Patsy Kline
Who's Got the Last Laugh Now? -Gershwin, Fred Astaire, Sinatra
Jazz and Broadway classics including more Nat King Cole, Harold Arlin, Cole Porter etc.
The trouble was that I needed a better light over my music stand in order to make out the
more complicated jazz chords. I have already ordered new lamps from Sam Ash so we will see.
When I was younger, say 50 years ago, I had better eyesight (and more hair) but
I hadn't been burned by life and love to the extent I have now. True I had some wistful desire to
be "The Fool on the Hill" but (neither) I (nor McCartney) understood everything that that entailed.
Too soon old and too late smart, as they say back where I
So anyway,irregardless and irrespective, a lot of these tunes do play pretty well on accordion.
And yes, I forgot to mention, I did play "Lady of Spain".