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A Celebration of People Involved in Music
Long Island, New York
Robert von Bernewitz - Musicologist
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Bruce Bastin Bruce Bastin is an author/music historian and record company executive based in the UK. In his youth, he was drawn to jazz and blues, and spent much time at the local record shop and dance clubs listening to and purchasing the music that he enjoyed. In his college... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Kip Lornell Kip Lornell is an author/folklorist and professor at George Washington University. Residing in Silver Springs, Maryland, Kip is involved with many music and folklore activities in the greater Washington DC area. He frequently lectures and contributes to projects at institutions such as the Library of Congress and the... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Alan Stocker Alan Stoker is the Curator of Recorded Sound and Preservation Engineer at The Country Music Hall of Fame. He also freelances as a musician in the greater Nashville area. Being the son of Gordon Stoker, from the popular singing group The Jordanaires... who backed up Elvis Presley on... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Rita Forrester Rita at A.P. Carter's cabin Rita Forrester is the granddaughter of Sara and A.P. Carter, from the original Carter Family. She is the daughter of Janette Carter, who was the middle child of A.P. and Sara. The original Carter Family consisted of Sara, A.P. and Sara's cousin Maybelle... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Nick Russo Nick Russo is a New York City based multi-instrumentalist who leads a very talent group of musicians called "Banjo Nickaru & Western Scooches." Originally starting out on drums and guitar in his early years, Nick took up the banjo in his 20's, when a professional opportunity arose. Although... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Bob Henrit Bob Henrit is a drummer/writer who is best known for his tenure as a member of Argent and The Kinks. In his youth, he was handed a washboard and told that he was the new drummer for a local teen group. This led him to constructing a hand-me-down... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Dale Jett Dale Jett is the grandson of Sara and A.P. Carter from the original Carter Family and the son of Janette Carter. With the important aspect of being a descendant of the "First Family of Country Music," Dale made a decision to learn the guitar and autoharp, to carry... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Betina Hershey Betina Hershey is a multi-talented performing artist who resides in the New York tri-state area. Coming from a musical family, Betina started her artistic journey in her early youth by creating songs around the age of five. With a solid foundation of professional instruction, Betina became well versed... Continue reading
Posted May 5, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Loire Cotler - 18 Wings New York Tri-State area vocalist Loire Cotler is set to release her first solo album titled "18 Wings." The talented singer takes her unorthodox vocal style and reinvents jazz standards. It's kind of like jazz meets the ancient middle east. Although this is her first... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2019 at Musicguy247
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John Verity John Verity is a blues based guitarist and singer from Yorkshire, England. Like many other English kids, John was captured by the exciting rock and roll movement happening there in the early '60s. Starting off on an guitar that was barely playable, he persevered on the instrument and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Paul Kingsbury Paul Kingsbury is an writer/editor and former Deputy Director of the Country Music Hall of Fame. He is now providing communications expertise for the Nature Conservancy, Sustainable Agriculture division. Paul was born in New Haven, Connecticut but his family moved to Memphis, Tennessee when he was around the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2019 at Musicguy247
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John Lilly John Lilly is a singer/songwriter and journalist who is originally from Chicago and now resides in West Virginia. Having grown up in the outskirts of Chicago, John was able to take in the great blues and folk music that the city had to offer. Some of the performers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Dr. David Evans Dr. David Evans is a blues historian/musician and retired professor who makes his home in the greater Memphis area. In his youth, he was exposed to a wide variety of music such as: classical, spirituals and popular standards, but when he heard the Kingston trio, he became... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Dr. Ted Olson Dr. Ted Olson was born in Massachusetts and raised in Washington D.C., and is now a professor at East Tennessee State University. In his youth, he was exposed to the diverse population and culture that the nation's capitol had to offer. In the summer months, he worked... Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Ronnie Williams Ronnie Williams is a guitarist/autoharpist and singer who grew up on a farm in the rural town of Spotsylvania, Virginia. In his youth, he would listen to Carter family records after his farm chores were done for the day. One evening he saw The Carter Family appear on... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Charlie Farren Charlie Farren is a singer/songwriter and guitaris, who in based out of the Boston area. In his school years, Charlie performed a song that he wrote, at a talent competition and won. At this point he knew he would follow the dream of making music, a lifelong journey.... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Assu February 6th is National Sámi day in Finland. The Sámi people come from the extreme northern areas of Finland, Norway, Sweden and Russia. The area has a rich culture and their heritage can be expressed through a musical tradition of joiking. Joiks can be created and passed down through... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Jann Klose Jann Klose is a New York City based singer/songwriter who has just released a new collection of songs titled "In Tandem." Having spent some time in South Africa, Jann has worked with a variety of musicians from there. On this album he invited several of his musical acquaintances... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Clint Alphin photo by Simon Werdmuller von Elgg Clint Alphin is a Nashville based singer/songwriter who is originally from the rural town of Dunn, North Carolina. In his youth, Clint would sing in school and at the local church. Although his family ran a successful business, music was always a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2019 at Musicguy247
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Carol Kaye Carol Kaye is a west coast based music educator/studio musician who has recorded on approximately 40,000 songs. Having been brought up in a musical family, Carol began playing guitar in her early teens. Through extensive practicing and live performance networking - in primarily the jazz genre - she... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2018 at Musicguy247
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Bob Kulick R.V.B. - Hi Bob... Robert von Bernewitz from Long Island. How are you? B.K. - I'm Good. Oh Long Island... I know the area well because I'm from Brooklyn. R.V.B. - Congratulations on your career and congratulations on your new re-release of the Kiss tribute album. The original... Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2018 at Musicguy247
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Posted Oct 7, 2018 at Musicguy247
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Lillian Walker-Moss Lillian Walker-Moss was a member of the early 60's pop/soul group The Exciters. They are best known for their #4 Billboard hit Tell Him. This popular group originated in Jamaica, Queens - New York and was originally called The Masterettes. Lillian's fellow members were high school friends: Brenda... Continue reading
Posted Sep 24, 2018 at Musicguy247
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Johnny Knapp Photo by Bernie Cocoran Johnny Knapp is a jazz pianist/accordionist who is originally from New York City and now resides in the greater Atlanta area. As a young child, Johnny had the misfortune of contracting polio but this did not deter him from perusing his dreams of becoming... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2018 at Musicguy247
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The Aaron Clift Experiment The Texas based group The Aaron Clift Experiment has just released a brand new CD entitled "If All Goes Wrong." It carries a great message in that when things go bad, love will empower the situation. This well written collection of songs showcases the impressive writing... Continue reading
Posted May 27, 2018 at Musicguy247