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Shirley Crabbe's new CD, <em>Home</em>
Shirley Crabbe's new CD, Home

Singer Shirley Crabbe releases her debut CD, "Home"

Jazz singer Shirley Crabbe's new CD, Home is getting rave reviews and lots of national attention. She joined Joel Hurd on The Bridge (via Skype from her home near NYC) to talk about the new disc, growing up in a musical family, and a vocal cord injury that nearly ended her singing career before it ever even started.  Go to full article

Singer Alan Leatherman makes a strong debut with "Detour Ahead"

Alan Leatherman's new CD, Detour Ahead, is a very appealing, yet simple, celebration of songs that fit the theme, "The Blues In Love". It's Joel Hurd's favorite CD release of 2011. Alan talked about it with Joel on The Bridge.  Go to full article
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
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: Kingston Jazz Festival

The Kingston Jazz Festival takes place today through Saturday with five headlining performances and other jazz activities around the city. Recently Joel Hurd spoke with Brian McCurdy, the cultural director for the City of Kingston, Ontario, to find out more.  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
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

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