Although a musician and teacher by trade, it's by complete chance that I'm even behind a radio microphone! I started on Big Frog 104 in 2012 and have been on several area stations (mostly Townsquare Media Utica FMs) and now make my home on Eagle nights!
Alexis Hadefi’s ‘Passionflower’ Cover Brings Jon Gomm’s Music To Light
We've covered a decent amount of revolutionary guitarists like Andy McKee in the past and so it's no accident that this video also stood out amongst the internet fodder.
New Hartford Spartans Kill Utica-Rome Area Schools Academically
One of the primary reasons I moved from Utica to New Hartford last year was because of the reputation of it's schools and it looks like I wasn't misinformed in the slightest.
Michael Mott Releases New Companion EP To ‘Where The Sky Ends’
Nearly half a year ago, New Hartford native, Michael Mott stopped by promoting the release of his new album, 'Where the Sky Ends' and now he's back.
If Soccer And Billiards Had A Kid, It Would Be ‘Poolball’
What do you get when you cross soccer and billiards? Imagine 16 soccer balls painted like billiard balls on a giant 23-foot pool table (or is it tiny soccer field?), and in place of the cue stick is your feet! Meet 'poolball'.
Watch The Best TED Talk Ever By Ken Robinson – Education Kills Creativity
Even though we're only coming up on our second year of inspiring TEDx talks here in Utica, back in 2006 Sir Ken Robinson gave what could likely be the most popular TED talk of all
Vote Your Favorite Keyboardist Into The 2014 KJ All Star Band
Let the hair-pulling and nail-biting commence! The nominations are all in, so scroll down to find your list of seven area keyboardists up for your consideration for the 2014 Keith James All Star Band...
How Much Time Do We Waste At Work, And What Are We REALLY Doing?
Do you ever deviate from your responsibilities at work? C'mon now, admit it, you check your Facebook feed or sit back and chat with co-workers about who knows what right?
Abbott And Costello Meet Common Core Math
In light of seeing your kid's Common Core math homework and not being able to help them using the basic arithmetic that you were taught, Lou's flawed methods below suddenly don't seem all that far fetched.
Meet Karen DeGouff – Your Wing Fling Winner
I haven't had a reason to travel up Walker road in years, and normally Pizza Boys doesn't deliver out that far, but that's what makes the Wing Fling so cool!
Who Remembers Eric ‘ET’ Thorngren & The Chessmen?
Like most of the stuff I throw up on this blog, I get sparked from something I see on my Facebook feed and this find is a true piece of Oldiez nostalgia!
What Is Polyphonic Singing And Is It Even Possible?
Last year around this time we shared a video with you of Lalah Hathaway who seemed to have the miraculous ability to sing harmony with herself in real-time. We thought she was a freak of nature, but it appears that there are others.
Meet Shawn Scribner Of Blame Anchor – 2014 Keith James All Star Band Singer
Two days back, Shawn Scribner ripped through a field of 28 other vocalists and with almost a third of the vote snagged the crown as this year's Keith James All Star Band lead singer!