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A Celebration of People Involved in Music
Long Island, New York
Robert von Bernewitz - Musicologist
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Mark Barnwell Mark Barnwell is a very talented Spanish style guitarist from the UK. His latest album "Mandala" has been released on Axe Calibre Records and it is a fine example of guitar virtuosity. The album showcases a diversity of styles throughout the collection of songs. As Mark explains, "Mandalas... Continue reading
Posted May 16, 2017 at Musicguy247
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John Kennedy John Kennedy is a composer/conductor who is originally from Minnesota and now resides in the Bay Area in California. His parents supported the arts so John had no problem seeing acts like the St. Paul Chamber Orchestra or the Minnesota Orchestra in his youth. He began his musical... Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Lois V Vierk Lois V Vierk is a talented composer who was originally from the Midwest and now resides in the New York Tri-state area. She began her musical journey at a young age when her family acquired a piano from a neighbor. As she experimented with the piano, she... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Jennifer DeFrayne Photo by Jennifer L Ban Coker Jennifer DeFrayne is a very talented pianist that specializes in instrumental music. She has just released a wonderful new CD entitled "Sisu". After one listen you will find yourself in a relaxed state of emotional tranquility. You will definitely want to revisit... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Musicguy247
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John Haesemeyer Singer/Songwriter John Haesemeyer is releasing a brand new EP titled "Maybe if I Try". John explains that the meaning of the title track is about perseverance and hard work. "For me personally, it’s about pressing ahead despite the challenges of making independent music year in and year out."... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Dominika Zamara Dominika Zamara is a very talented soprano singer who is originally from Poland and now resides in Italy. Coming from a musical family, Dominika got an early start in music with piano lessons from her grandfather - who was a very good organist. As Dominika explains, "Music and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Matthias Bamert Matthias Bamert is a Swiss born conductor who has practiced his craft throughout the world, with the finest orchestras and in the most prestigious venues it has to offer. Coming from a family that all played musical instruments as part of their upbringing, Matthias started with the violin... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Ian Anderson Ian Anderson is the lead singer and multi-instrumentalist of the pioneering classic rock band Jethro Tull. As a founding member, Ian and his musician friends created Jethro Tull in late 1967. As with a lot of young British bands in the thriving musical breeding ground of England, Jethro... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Allan Holdsworth Allan Holdsworth is a pioneering jazz/fusion guitarist, who is known in the music community as having a unique style and a highly advanced technical approach to the instrument. With his father being a very talented pianist, Allan's exposure to music came early and he began to play a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Phoebe Legere Phoebe Legere is a multi-instrumentalist - singer/songwriter who resides in New York City. Having lineage of Acadian and Native American descent, Phoebe comes from a musical family that carries old traditions back many centuries. As a young girl, she started playing musical beats with spoons and soon moved... Continue reading
Posted Mar 4, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Burnt Out Wreck Gary Moat is a founding member of the British rock band Heavy Pettin', who has stepped out from behind the drum kit to lead a new project titled "Burnt Out Wreck". With the backing of great musicians, BOW has just released a brand new CD of well... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Musicguy247
Nono and Adorno as Modernists The initial aim of this essay was to examine the extent to which Luigi Nono can be considered a modernist in an Adornian sense, paying particular attention to one of Nono’s pieces, Il Canto Sospeso (1955-1956). After some investigation, it is now the author’s view... Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2017 at Musicguy247
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AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES BY MARK NAFTALIN This loosely-organized essay comes out of questions sent to me by Rob von Bernewitz, and phone conversations that I had with him. I have written before about the times discussed here, but never in such detail. Still, as I think about these days gone by,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2017 at Musicguy247
http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/larry-coryell-pioneering-jazz-fusion-guitarist-dead-at-73-w467975 Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Byron Metcalf Byron Metcalf is an award winning musician who specializes as a percussionist, drummer, producer and recording artist. His well-rounded career spans many decades and he has been involved in a wide variety of genres of music. After achieving major success as a country artist - by recording and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2017 at Musicguy247
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AL Atkins Al Atkins is a British Heavy Metal singer who comes from the epicenter of hard rock - Birmingham, England. The lower middle class industrial city is responsible for churning out rock classic musicians such as: Ozzy Osbourne, Geezer Butler, K.K. Downing, Dave Ball, Carl Palmer, Tony Iommi, Steve... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Kathryn Stott Kathryn Stott is a gifted concert classical pianist from the UK. She also teaches at The Royal Academy of Music as well as Chetham's School of Music. As a young girl, Kathryn took notice of the family upright piano - and with her mother being a piano teacher... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Musicguy247
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David A Jaffe Dr. David A. Jaffe is a composer and electronic music pioneer from California. Originally from West Orange, New Jersey, David was exposed to music at a young age as his father and grandfather were both musicians. David began playing violin at the age of 8 and went... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Dr. Robert Carl Dr. Robert Carl is an important person in the field of classical music. Not only has he made wonderful music compositions in his career, but he has also nurtured many young students to explore their own creativity in his/her musical journey. Mr. Carl teaches composition and theory,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2017 at Musicguy247
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Pauline Oliveros Tribute NYC 12/22/16 On a clear December night, there was a wonderful tribute staged by The New York Library for the Performing Arts in the Bruno Walter Auditorium for the pioneering composer/educator/musician Pauline Oliveros, who had just recently passed away. Although the website said all the reservations were... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2016 at Musicguy247
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The Paul Nelson Band The Paul Nelson band has just released its debut album titled "Badass Generation". The point the band is making is they believe the classic rock, blues and jam bands of the early 70's were the most hard driving, badass music of a generation, and it should... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at Musicguy247
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Roine Stolt Swedish progressive rock band Kaipa DaCapo has just released a fresh - but true to their roots- collection of songs entitled "Dårskapens Monotoni". Founding member Roine Stolt explains "I think we strike a nice balance between the old and the new. I tried to write my songs as... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at Musicguy247
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Bob Hagger Mabel Greer's Toyshop is an English band that was born in the heart of the 60's British music explosion. They have just released the first song from they're second reunion album titled "The Secret". The song "Big Brother, Little Brother" showcases the issues affecting Native American Indians. Founding... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2016 at Musicguy247
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Dr. Richard Niles Bandzilla is a very talented 25 piece orchestra led by guitarist/producer Dr. Richard Niles. The band features a variety of funk, jazz, fusion and punk music that produces an unusual signature sound. It is this exciting sound that has caught the attention of major stars, as Niles... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2016 at Musicguy247
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Ursula Oppens Ursula Oppens is a world class pianist and educator from New York City. Having a mother who taught piano and a father who had a Doctorate in Musicology, Ursula began her journey in music at a very young age. She received private lessons throughout her youth and spent... Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2016 at Musicguy247