Goddard College Singing Workshop--Powerpoint Presentation 

Deb presented an improvisational singing workshop at Goddard College in Plainfield VT on February 21st. She explored the parallels between vocal improvisation singing circles and community building with amazing group of singers. A hightlight was looking into the beautiful dark and eyes of M from Egypt who expressed heartfelt gratitude for the music and circle singing we did together that allowed her strong and lovely voice to come forth at last Two hours of soul satifsying songful sharing. Thank you…

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Singing toward Peace 

Deb spent a morning last week teaching vocal improvisation forms, body rhythms songs and to 14 college students preparing to visit the Middle East on a 3 month peace-builidng abroad program. What a wonderful group! What a way to begin changing the world! Thank you CELL (Center for Ecological Living and Learning) students for creating an astonishing circle of song...

Keewenaw Bay Indian Nation--here are the song lyrics you asked about 

Mr. Jingle Mr. Jangle Mr Jingle Mr. Jangle Mr. Rhythm Mr. Rhyme I woke up this morning I was feeling fine I asked my mom and my mom said You've got the rhythm in your feet You've got the rhythm in your (child choice...) Aye Aie Mo Chi Noomba (African) (phonetic spelling) Aye aie mo chee noomba, komaday checkaday mo chee noomba Aye aie mo chee noomba komady checkaday mo chee noomba Komaday samba mo chee noomba, Komaday checkaday mo chee noomba Komaday samba mo chee noomba, Komaday checkaday mo chee…

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