Jakki Jelene Blog

The Purity of Music

As is a common occurrence, today I was cleaning the house while listening to music. You know the old adage, “whistle while you work”? Well, again, as commonly occurs, a...

Songs I Heard This Week (8/4/17)

Dan Fogelberg – Sketches / False Faces Not sure why this video still is of the album, “Homefree”. These songs come from “NetherLands”, and incredibly under-rated album and one of...

Anatomy of a Song

Music is known as a universal language. It’s one of the few things that can cross ethnic boundaries and unite people all over the globe. It inspires, comforts and motivates....

10 Years of Pogo!

I’ll never forget the day, all the way back in 2007 when I was first introduced to Pogo’s magical world with this Alice remix. Never heard anything quite like this...

The Art of Conversation

I was talking to a good friend of mine recently and it suddenly occurred to me how naturally our conversations flowed. Despite us both being extroverted types, there was no...

Songs I Heard This Week (7/7/17)

Bee Gees – Spirits (Having Flown) This has always been one of my all-time favorite Bee Gees songs. Not only due to the brilliant production, but also for sentimental reasons....