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!
Ever Heard Of Human Foosball? It’s Real, Watch.
Foosball is tough enough with the standard two to four players, but what if each little soccer guy was a real living-breathing person? Turns out this isn't just a drunken novelty like I originally thought
Paul Bissonnette Takes The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge To New Um… Heights
Likely by now you've seen all of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos all over of your friends being challenged by other friends to either douse themselves in ice-cold water within 24 hours for ALS awareness or donate $100 to the cause. However, you haven't seen this.
Bangarang Robin Williams. You Were Our Genie, But Now You’re Free In Neverland
I'm sitting down to write this blog and as I do I'm aware that I'm writing about a man, an actor whom I've never met and really know absolutely nothing about, apart from what I've seen onscreen all of my life. Yet, like you I'm shocked and devastated
Vote Your Favorite Tomato Pie As The Best Of Utica
The nominations are in and now it's time to vote for the Best of Utica TOMATO PIE!
Who Should Play Bass In The 2014 Keith James All Star Band?
Time now to find that first musician for the 2014 Keith James All-Star Band! Think you have the perfect CNY bass player in mind who can be the rock-solid foundation for the All Star Band?
Memories Of A Chance Meeting With ‘Smoke’ At Inlet’s Old Barn
Like you, I awoke this morning to news (and subsequent harsh public opinion) that Tony Stewart struck and killed fellow driver and local Port Leyden native, Kevin Ward during a dirt track race
Meet Chad Smith, Utica’s Own Roving ‘En Plein Air’ Painter
No, not RAVING, haha. Instead, a nomadic painter of sorts, Chad Smith has made a name for himself as a 'en plein air' artist and a fixture of our community. He's the guy that you might've driven past on your commute like I did the other day.
Announcing The 2nd Annual Keith James All Star Band
You can't throw a stone without hitting a talented musician here in the Utica area. Many of them may never see the big time, but they're plenty big to us. Last year you voted 4 of them to join me in our All Star Band and this year we're returning
Sylvan Beach Classic Car Cruise-In Snaps Aug 7th, 2014
Here comes another Summer Cruise In at Sylvan Beach courtesy of Sav-On Convenience Stores! Each time I snap a few of my favorite rides and people and put them up here for all to see. Did yours make it?
‘Beyond Pluck’ Does A Harp Duet Of The Who’s Baba O’Riley
If you've never heard of Rachel Miller or Paula Bressman, well you're about to hear much more about them because they're joining the recent rash of musicians taking classical or folk instruments and playing rock
AC/DC’s ‘Thuderstruck’ – This Time, Hillbilly Style
We've seen a fire-breathing bagpiper and a pair of cello players cover AC/DC's 'Thunderstruck', so who says a hillbilly band can't cover heavy rock as well?
Want The Simple Truth Of The Middle East Conflict?
Israel has been getting attacked in one way or another for as long as I can remember and places like the Gaza Strip, Israel herself and a host of Arab nations were part of my vocabulary long before I ever even knew where they were on a globe.