Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Try it Tuesday & Review {Jenny Oaks Baker Classic The Rock Album}

Happy April Fools Day!
Well, I'm not joking when I say I have an awesome Rock Album to share with all of you.
Have you heard of
Jenny Oaks Baker?
Apparently, she is a Grammy nominated concert violinist.
WOW! How cool is that?

Grammy-nominated concert violinist Jenny Oaks Baker takes her style to an all-new level with her new release, Classic: The Rock Album.  Featuring classic rock favorites like Stairway to Heaven (Led Zeppelin), Sweet Child of Mine (Guns and Roses) and Hey Jude (The Beatles), you won’t believe your ears as one of the country’s most accomplished and acclaimed violinists combines her insane talent with the hear-pumping tunes that have defined a genre for generations.

Grammy Nominated Artist Jenny Oaks Baker is one of America’s most accomplished violinists. She received her Master of Music degree from the renowned Juilliard School in New York City and her bachelor’s degree in violin performance from the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia.

About Jenny Oaks Baker:

 She has released eleven albums since 1998. They consistently chart on Billboard, including the #1 spot on the Top Classical Albums chart. Her album Wish Upon a Star earned a nomination for the 54th GRAMMY Awards for Best Pop Instrumental Album.

Jenny Oaks Baker has performed as a soloist at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and with the Jerusalem Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Utah Symphony, and the internationally acclaimed Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Jenny performed as a first violinist with the National Symphony Orchestra for seven years before resigning to devote more time to her young family. Jenny and her husband Matthew have four children.
In my opinion:

I was quite impressed with Jenny Oaks Baker when I first started listening to her Classic Rock Album. I grew up in a musical family. My two sisters, Cassie and Tiffany as well as my brother, Ryan all played violin. I played piano so I was honored to attend some of their recitals.  Jenny proved to be an outstanding musician and I enjoyed listening to this album.  The songs she chose to represent classic rock were right on the mark. I think my favorites were the Liverpool Suite, Sweet Child of Mine and Yesterday. I will definitely be listening to her other cds in the future. She has proven to be a very talented individual.
One of my readers will have a chance to win a copy of her Classic Rock Album.
Disclaimer: I received one or more of the products or services for free from Deseret Book in the hope that I would mention them on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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