By Jon Secada
As one of many first winning Latin crossover artists, Jon Secada ruled the pop song charts within the early 90s, liberating hits resembling simply one other Day and Angel and successful a number of Grammy Awards. As a Cuban safe haven, Jon knows that lifestyles is ready beginning anew and embracing possibilities, anything he by no means overlooked whereas attaining his dream of being a performer and whereas development new goals while lifestyles took unforeseen turns. In his debut booklet, Jon stocks the teachings he discovered that made him the resilient individual he's this day. His relocating message reaffirms that knowledge and power comes from consistently reinventing your self and discovering what you’re made up of via doubt and hardships, starting to be from adversity, and having religion in a brand new Day.
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After a performance at the Rouge et Noir in Seal Beach, she fell and twisted her ankle, and you could have sold tickets to the queue of chivalrous men. indb 34 3/6/14 11:12 AM If You’re Going to San Francisco 35 a matinee idol), and he carried her to the car, a scene Beverly handled with just-right embarrassment and charm. Undoubtedly Mike fell hardest. Returning to the University of San Francisco (USF) for spring semester, with his studies growing pale beside his love of music, he took to playing guitar with Bob Jones in the tile shower rooms, for the echo.
That smoky sound that Nancy Wilson, like most girls, sang at the low end of a soft soprano, but that Susie Davies had opened up into a ballsier alto—that they were off to the races. It turned out Beverly thrilled to that sound too, and she could slide seamlessly back to the upper register after dipping down low. It had been almost an axiom till then that female vocalists who could sing soprano didn’t have pop hits in the power-alto range. indb 31 3/6/14 11:12 AM 32 Chapter 5 opened, some unforgettable examples started walking through it.
The seat snapped back to upright, breaking her foot. Ultimately, the manager sued Michael (arguing that he was following too close), and she even subpoenaed my testimony, pitting friend against friend. She wore a neck brace for months, one of those kinds of people—I didn’t believe her. But I bet the whole thing felt to Mike like one more situation where luck, love, and loyalty were lined up against him. *** At Warner Bros. we walked through a soundstage door to an unlighted hangar the size of a football field, stepping through old sets and props draped in canvas.