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mixtape: first dance ideas by play i do

Last weekend Craig and I attended a wedding show called Love, Handmade with our wedding music service, Play I Do. Play I Do is an alternative wedding music service specializing in jazz and classical music…

By Renée

April 24, 2014

mixtape: slow jam // 23

Last week I reviewed Lost And Found by Gretchen Parlato and it reminded me how much I love slow jams. Slow jams are basically the ballads of the R&B world. They’re not just slow though,…

By Renée

November 27, 2013

mixtape: girls night out // 22

All my life I was one of those women who found it easier to make friends with men. I can’t believe it’s taken me until my mid-twenties to see how wonderful having women friends can…

By Renée

November 6, 2013

mixtape: tickle your funny bone // 21

It takes a lot of confidence to be a funny vocalists. The songs in this comedy-jazz playlist never fail to make me laugh out loud. 1. Buffalo, City of Dreams – Ilana Waldston 2. I’m…

By Renée

October 16, 2013

mixtape: dreamy autumn... // 20

When the leaves start to change and the days become sleepy and grey, I always find myself feeling contemplative and a little sad. This mix contains dreamy songs about memories and change and features Stacey…

By Renée

September 25, 2013

mixtape: la langue française // 19

In honour of my recent move to Montreal, I’ve compiled a playlist of some of my favourite french jazz songs. Enjoy! 1. La Chanson d’Hélène – Youn Sun Nah 2. Quand je march – Amy…

By Renée

September 4, 2013

mixtape: eclipse // 17

“Eclipse, when the moon meets the sun. Eclipse, two bodies are joined as one.” This is a collection of songs inspired by Kate Hammett-Vaughan’s Eclipse. They are dark, light, contemplative, and mysterious. This collection features…

By Renée

July 10, 2013

Mixtape: Jazz for riding a bicycle // 16

It’s finally bicycle weather! Woohoo! Today’s mixtape celebrate’s that fact. It’s a fun, funky, swinging mix for riding your bicycle around on a sunny day. Alright, I’m going to keep this short so we can get…

By Renée

April 26, 2013