Awesome show tonight. WOW WOW, it's all New York!!!!!.
Begins with Steve Dorff - honored with more than 40 BMI, and 11 Billboard #1 awards.. Amazing story teller about the songs, the singers, his music. What a night. I was treated to an amazing set, memories, and was allowed to record parts of the set for the show. !!!!BRILLIANT!!!!
Followed by Chaz Langley. What a show, WHAT A SHOW. SOLD OUT!!!!
Incredible sole, incredible vocals from Chaz and the background vocalist!!! AND incredible crisp backing musicians. This was A SHOW!!!
I was able to go backstage and interview Chaz's band. All amazing musicians in their own right.
Laney Jones - Singer-Songwriter/Folk/Americana/Acoustic
Laney Jones's songwriting is as quirky and charming as her upbringing in rural Florida. Raised on an exotic animal farm surrounded by an alligator-infested lake, she artfully spins tall tales of love, life, and adventures from down in the swamplands. From a young age Laney enjoyed performing, honing her effortlessly welcoming stage presence through years of dramatic and musical theater.
5J Barrow - Earth/Folk/Indie/Rock
If you were to walk through Greenwich Village in the late 50's through the mid 60's, chances are you would encounter a people who were driven by their passions. Singers, musicians, painters, poets, writers, and other creatives building art together. It is this spirit that still remains in our floorboards, and stained on our windows that face the Hudson.
The Nepotist - Alt-Soul
The Nepotist makes rock and roll like a family, in that it is fractured, familiar, and the only thing that matters. Their songs are raw and crafted, borrowing unabashedly from trip-hop, old pop, soul and blues. Chris Frank plays guitar and sings. Hayden Frank plays bass and sings. They are brothers, not married. Jacob Colin Cohen drums. The band is based in New York, NY.
VooDoo Sex Cult - Hard Rock
We are a multi racial kick ass Rock-n-Roll band. We have a native American Lead Vocalist, A viking guitarist, a castillian guitarist, a black bass player, a red neck drummer. We are not to politically correct at all.
Andrea Pais - Soul/Pop
Andrea Pais is a songwriter, classically-trained pianist, and vocal powerhouse based in the Washington, D.C. metro area. Her music is a captivating blend of soul, R&B, blues, and pop, stemming from her early musical influences which include Mariah Carey, Whitney Houston, and Etta James. Andrea started playing piano at the age of eight years old and wrote her first song at the age of 14. She gained popularity by posting videos on the popular social networking site YouTube and, to date, her videos have been viewed by millions of people.
London O'Connor - Hip Hop
An edgy young guy making his way onto the scene in NYC. We ask "Who kidnapped London O'Connor"? According to OConnor, he was inspired to kidnap himself and execute the ensuing project in response to his feelings that NYU students come here to New York with these awesome dreams and visions and this sense of our self as a main character in this story that's about to unfold," but "we get overwhelmed by this pressure and we kidnap that real version of ourselves and hold him or her somewhere while we slowly take practical jobs or get closer to completing majors our parents wanted us to do more than we did."/span>
Ronny Morris - Rock/Pop/Alternative
You may not be familiar with the musician Ronny Morris, but you may have heard this Danish native's music on hit TV shows such as One Tree Hill, Brothers & Sisters and Ghost Whisperer with Jennifer Love Hewitt. A few years ago, Ronny sold almost all his belongings, and gave himself the freedom of time to produce his debut album Sweet Silence. The collaborative efforts for the album took him through Stockholm, Prague, New York, and Toronto.
Odd Cast - with Budd Zunga
Born in Nashville TN.,Budd Zunga is a versatile musician with skills that pull deep from the soul of Blues, Rock & Roll and Jazz,.He and his music are new to the Syracuse market and he is trying hard to have it take root. His aspirations lay in one day becoming a musical influence as did his hero Frank Zappa. His past has laid a foundation that creates his unique style. When asked about influences he says," The Beatles, Beck, Berry, Stravinsky and Mozart,these are just a few, I believe that the musical quality of the harmony of nature abounds and begs to be interpreted, this is my inspiration."
A third generation Native Arizonan, Perry spent his early DJ days spinning at a dozen of small clubs, sports bars, and odd ball gigs. It wasnt until 1998 when he became a regular at Club Rio spinning 2-3 nights a week for over a year. Even though the place is shut down now, it opened the door to radio since thats where he met his connections to his first AZ residence: Mega 104.3 and sister station Energy Az (later changed format to The Beat).
Al Walser - Al Walsers Weekly Top20
A new form of Rock'n Roll. Al can either be hard or HARDER. Grammy Nominated artist who takes the crowd by the balls and grips it there until it begs for submission. Al Walser expresses this by being an artist first,mirrored by his energy, passion, and style. He acts to make people react. Born to Perform!