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Ramona Borthwick
Ramona Borthwick

Pianist Ramona Borthwick releases new CD

Pianist/composer Ramona Borthwick, who spent several years in nearby Ottawa, has a new CD. She talked about it with Joel Hurd on "The Bridge".  Go to full article

Sizzling salsa and Latin jazz at Crane tonight

The Crane Latin Ensemble mixes up a selection of classical salsa and Latin jazz tonight (7:30) in Snell Theater in Potsdam. They'll perform favorites like Tito Puente's Frenzy and Eddie Palmieri's Bilongo. Last spring, Todd Moe sat in on a rehearsal and spoke with some of the students and director Marsha Baxter who started the group when she arrived ten years ago with a passion for Latin music.  Go to full article
Angela Hagenbach
Angela Hagenbach

Singer Angela Hagenbach pays tribute to three composers on her new CD.

Singer Angela Hagenbach's new CD, "The Way They Make Me Feel" pays tribute to Henry Mancini, Michel Legrand and Johnny Mandel. She talked about it with Joel Hurd on "The Bridge".  Go to full article
Alex Hargreaves
Alex Hargreaves

Violinist Alex Hargreaves releases a new CD

Jazz violinist Alex Hargreaves has just released his debut CD at the age of 17. Joel hurd talked with him about it on "The Bridge".  Go to full article

Preview: tribute to Frank Sinatra in Potsdam

Singer/guitarist John Pizzarelli and the CPS Studio Orchestra present "A Tribute to Frank Sinatra" tonight at 7:30 pm in SUNY Potsdam's Hosmer Hall. Todd Moe has a preview.  Go to full article

Preview: Gypsy jazz in the North Country

This Saturday one of the most successful presenters of gypsy jazz, Babik, will venture east from their home base in Buffalo to play two gigs in the North Country, in Sacketts Harbor and Potsdam. Joel Hurd has a preview.  Go to full article
Larry Ham
Larry Ham

A love of jazz

Pianist Larry Ham grew up in Millbrook, a small town near Poughkeepsie. Piano lessons as a child led to a love of music, specifically jazz. He graduated from the Crane School of Music, and since 1985 has worked as a composer and arranger in New York City. He's performed at jazz festivals and concerts across the globe, and returns to Potsdam for a concert this Sunday night at 7:30 pm in SUNY Potsdam's Wakefield Recital Hall. Todd Moe spoke with Larry Ham about his career and music.  Go to full article
Jonathan Lorentz
Jonathan Lorentz

About the Jonathan Lorentz Trio

A doctoral student in jazz performance at NYU, saxophonist Jonathan Lorenz used his UpNorth Music session to explore a few of his original compositions with other experienced musicians. All adept at picking up and playing unfamiliar tunes, they developed the themes of the compositions into solid recordings.  Go to full article

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra tonight in Potsdam

NCPR is Media Sponsor for the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis night (7:30) at Maxcy Hall at SUNY-Potsdam. The JLCO is comprised of 15 of the finest jazz musicians and has been Lincoln Center's resident orchestra for 12 years. Todd Moe spoke with saxophonist Ted Nash, who says teaching and inspiring young musicians to reach their own potential is an important part of the group's mission.  Go to full article
Sandra Day Rossi and Tony Monte
Sandra Day Rossi and Tony Monte

About Sandra Day Rossi

Sandra Day Rossi is a fixture on the New York City area cabaret scene, but she also spends a good bit of the year at her summer place in Duane, NY. For her UpNorth Music session (which we recorded in Wakefield Recital Hall at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam) Sandi invited the very in-demand pianist Tony Monte to accompany her.  Go to full article

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