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Jack Bocchino: Present!

Jack was one of the first people to make me feel welcomed when I moved here and butted my way into the

Ingersoll & Company Thinker, Writer, Musican

I had a tough day a few weeks ago. It came at the end of a tough week. I had “had it.”

Jeff Stockham

Trumpeter/hornist Jeff Stockham is well-known to Upstate New York music fans. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music and a veteran

Holly Dagger Is Listening

So, as I enter today, my assigned feature for this month is MIA, the editor is knocking for my article and I’m

A Chat at the Kit with Phil Smith

I became friends with Phil in about twelve bars. He had answered an ad I had placed seeking a percussionist-drummer. He came

Jeff Moleski
Mixing Up the Music Scene


First of all, Happy New Year, everyone!

I hope that your year is filled with peace, love and harmony.

Keeping Up with Liz Fiddle

When we see her perform, most of us view Liz Fiddle as a force. The kind of force that makes all the

A View from the Piano Bench: Rhys Brigida

If you happen to be one of his Facebook friends you probably look forward to the weird cheez-whiz-like-sci-fi super-goofy movie clips that

The Bold Entrance of Aaron Ruiz

There I was on a no-particular Tuesday, taking in the music at the Liverpool Limp Lizard Open Jam. The house band —to

Richie Melito Top Gun

I was on standby to play a song with Irv at an open-jam. I had just written an article on him for