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.
Stacie Rose - Singer/Songwriter
Stacie is at her all-time best in "Something to Sing about"..reminds me of Durham, NC singer Brittany Hölljes (Delta Rae). Rose is a transitional writer. Evolution suits her, and Stars, Stripes And Milestones is her story of triumph over tribulation.
Tabitha Fair - Pop/Soul/Gospel/Country
Tabitha Fair is the product of a family with rich musical heritage. "Chickasaw" Native American by descent, she was raised in Oklahoma, the daughter of a preacher, and his wife, a musician who ministered through music. Tabitha grew up singing in her father's church and was heavily influenced by her Gospel roots.
Changing Modes - Art Rock
Lucid Culture (www.lucidculture.wordpress.com) describes their music very well: "New York art-rockers Changing Modes leap from one radically dissimilar style to another with gusto, guile and a tunefulness that wont quit. Blending classical flourishes, punk energy, playful and clever lyrics that draw on 80s new wave and a ubiquitous element of surprise, every time you think you've got them figured out, they drop something new on you."
Quarter Horse - Americana/Folk/Alternative
Quarter Horse is an americana band with rock, folk, alternative, country, blues, and jazz influence. They are known for three part vocal harmonies, tandem lead guitar, and improvisation.
Rachel Lynn - Pop/Soul/Acoustic
Rachel Lynn is a classically trained singer and songwriter living in Brooklyn, New York. She is currently performing all over NYC and promoting her self-titled EP, which was released in August 2012.
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!