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UpNorth Music: Joe Mama Band

The Joe Mama band cares a lot about music, and about experimenting with different genres, but most of all they like to have fun when they're performing. Their 2007 CD release "Green Pepper Air Freshener" reflects the varied musical interests of the band members. The Queensbury-based group spoke with Jill Breit following their UpNorth Music recording session last August in North Creek.  Go to full article

Music and artisans in Clayton

NCPR presents the next UpNorth Music Concert a the Clayton Opera House on Sunday (3-5 pm). Featured performers include Scott Shipley, Cullen's Cross and Wreckloose. The day also incudes an Artisan Showcase and sale. Todd Moe spoke with Hilary Oak, Director of the St. Lawrence County Arts Council, who is coordinating Sunday's Artisan showcase.  Go to full article

UpNorth Music: Gwen and Jim Tracy

Always interested in being a musician, Jim Tracy has been a member of several bands in and around his hometown of Big Moose. His daughter, Gwen, remembers waking up Saturday mornings to the sound of her father playing guitar, and her mother singing in the house. Gwen is the lead vocalist in Delia, a band that allows her strong blues voice to shine. Gwen and Jim will perform this Sunday evening (5 pm) as part of the Norwood Village Green Concert Series "In the Neighborhood Singer/Songwriter Festival." They spoke with Jill Breit after their UpNorth Music session in Old Forge last June.  Go to full article

First UpNorth Music Concert

Upnorth Music opened its concert series with a program in the Gulick Theater at St. Lawrence University in Canton NY. Featured performers participated in NCPR's year-long studio outreach project. They were Adrenaline Hayride, a bluegrass band from Saratoga Springs, The Jonathan Lorentz Quartet, a jazz ensemble from Queensbury, singer/songwriter Meredith Luce from Ottawa, and the celtic family band The Fraser Clan from Harrisville.  Go to full article

A year of music and stories

UpNorth Music, North Country Public Radio's local music project, has just completed its recording phase, in which hundreds of musicians from every corner of the North Country participated. Open Studio's Beth Robinson sat down with project coordinator Jill Breit and audio engineer Joel Hurd to find out what the last year has been like, hear stories from the road, and learn more about the next phase of the project. Joel tells Beth about how UpNorth Music began.  Go to full article

I Believe

Performed by Annette Miller for UpNorth Music in Alexandria Bay, NY  Go to full article

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