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Paul Meyers
Paul Meyers

Potsdam native Paul Meyers releases new CD

Guitarist Paul Meyers grew up in Potsdam and now lives in the New York City area. He's a fixture on the Brazilian jazz scene in the city, teaches at two colleges, and is the longtime guitarist for legendary singer Jon Hendricks. Paul's latest CD, recorded here in the North Country, is called Welcome Home. He talked about it with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Clockwise from left: Paul Meyers, Danny Gotham and Richard Stephan
Clockwise from left: Paul Meyers, Danny Gotham and Richard Stephan

Three guitarists unite in Norwood

Three master guitarists from Potsdam: Paul Meyers, Danny Gotham and Richard Stephan, will be getting together for the first time as a trio tomorrow night at the Norwood Village Green Concert Series. There will be plenty of jazz standards, some original tunes and a few surprises. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article
Frank Vignola
Frank Vignola

Guitarist Frank Vignola to play in Norwood

Frank Vignola is one of the busiest guitarists on the jazz scene today. His versatility, showmanship, and blistering technique have made him a favorite around the world. Later this week he and his trio will play the Norwood Village Green Concert Series. He talked about his music with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article

Preview: Burlington Jazz Festival starts Friday

The Burlington Discover Jazz Festival kicks off this Friday at various venues around Burlington, and this year features more music than ever before. Joel Hurd spoke with the festival's Managing Director Brian Mital.  Go to full article

Guitarist Steve Khan's new CD, Parting Shot, is a celebration of Latin Jazz

Guitarist Steve Khan has always used Latin rhythms on his CDs, but the new CD, Parting Shot, is a full-out Latin Jazz effort from this veteran jazz guitarist. he talked about the new CD and more with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Julian Lage (courtesy julianlage.com)
Julian Lage (courtesy julianlage.com)

Guitarist Julian Lage mixes many musical styles on the new CD "Gladwell"

At age 23 Julian Lage has just released the followup to his Grammy-nominated 2009 debut CD, "Sounding Point". Without any lyrics, "Gladwell" tells the story of an imaginary and forgotten town through music. He talked about the new CD and lots more with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard
Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius & Heard

Local pianist/composer Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius releases new CD, Karibu

Elizabeth Woodbury Kasius, who grew up on the southern edge of the North Country in Queensbury has a new CD called Karibu. She talked about the new disc, and her very talented band which she calls Heard, with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Join the Crescent Street Band live at Maxfield's in Potsdam tonight (5-7pm).
Join the Crescent Street Band live at Maxfield's in Potsdam tonight (5-7pm).

Fresh variations on blues/jazz favorites

It's Friday morning, and the Canton/Potsdam band Crescent Street Jam was live in the studio for their brand of jazz and blues. Jim Akins, Martin Heintzelman, Stephen Bird, David Barnes, and Victor Caamano join Todd Moe during The Eight O'Clock Hour for some fresh takes on music from the '50s and '60s.  Go to full article
Monty Alexander
Monty Alexander

Piano legend Monty Alexander featured on "The Bridge"

Jamaica-born Monty Alexander is widely regarded as one of the best pianists in the history of jazz. He's celebrating 50 years as a professional musician with a new live CD, "Uplift", and he talked about the CD and his career with Joel Hurd on The Bridge.  Go to full article
Pianist Larry Ham. Photo: larryham.com
Pianist Larry Ham. Photo: larryham.com

Jazz piano "ambassador" Larry Ham returns to the North Country

A world-renowned jazz pianist with a strong North Country connection returns this weekend to give workshops in Keene, Canton and Potsdam as well as three live performances. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article

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