James Bunch wrote:
> We just returned from a recital in Santa Fe given by a friend of ours who is
> suffering from what appears to be MS - fairly advanced, he has to use a
> walker to get around and has trouble talking or exercising large motor
> control. But he was able to play a concert, of pieces carefully chosen to
> be not too demanding, with great beauty and sensitivity. I have to say I
> enjoyed this recital more than a rather hum-drum all-Chopin recital he
> played about 15 years ago . Probably off-list, but I find this very
> puzzling, similar perhaps to the case of the friend in college who had a
> sever stuttering problem but could still sing beautifully. Mysterious!
> Jim Bunch
There is a country-western singer, Mel somebody-or-other, who stutters
terribly, but sings quite well.