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photo: (Amy Lyn) Jill Estabrook Morris
photo: (Amy Lyn) Jill Estabrook Morris
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Meet Amy Lyn Osha-Peruzzi – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

You've seen the blonde behind the microphone and her ever-faithful hubby behind the keys at places like Georgio's and the Yahnundasis, but now you get to be a fly on the wall as Amy Lyn tells her story

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photo: (Steve Shepardson) Ashley Waldren
photo: (Steve Shepardson) Ashley Waldren
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Meet Steve Shepardson Of ‘Last Left’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Reminiscent of an era gone by, 'Sheppy' carries on the classy legacy whether he's out playing drums, working his day job, or swinging the clubs on the golf course.

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photo: (Nick Bontempo) Arianna Kousouros
photo: (Nick Bontempo) Arianna Kousouros
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Meet Nick Bontempo – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Nick and I had never met before his interview and I thought he'd have to duck to get in the door, but once we got him in here we had a blast talking music, life and of course we didn't let him go without getting him to play a song!

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photo: Taryn Jessen
photo: Taryn Jessen
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Meet Taryn Jessen – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

This totally unassuming but very mature girl is new to the Utica music scene but is already making a name for herself and landed her first radio interview ever as one of our 50 musicians in 50 days.

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photo: Scott Shepardson
photo: Scott Shepardson
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R.I.P. Scott Shepardson Of ‘Monday Night Special’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

The Utica musical community is still reeling from the loss of one friend last month and now another has unexpectedly left us. Monday Night Special has lost their guitar player, Scott Shepardson to a tragic solo car accident last night way, way before his time.

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photo: (Dave Borgia)
photo: (Dave Borgia)
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Meet Dave Borgia – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Dave Borgia is the guy next door, always smiling and has been on the local band scene radar for quite some time, once having the long hair to prove it!

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photo: (Ryan Quinn) Ashley Every
photo: (Ryan Quinn) Ashley Every
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Meet Ryan Quinn – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

If you haven't heard the name Ryan Quinn, well today's when all that's gonna change! I didn't know who he was until this past Christmas when he grabbed his guitar and opened his mouth and every other jaw in the place also hit the ground too!

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photo: (Dave Brown) Jack O. Bocchino
photo: (Dave Brown) Jack O. Bocchino
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Meet Dave Brown, Guitarist & Teacher – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

They say there's nothing like Southern hospitality and even though Dave Brown's from Syracuse, like most country musicians he is one of the nicest and accommodating guys you'll ever meet!

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photo: (Mike Sales) Simpleprops
photo: (Mike Sales) Simpleprops
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Meet Mike Sales Of ‘Simpleprops’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Mike and I never really had the chance to sit down and have a conversation, much less play together but after this interview, both happened! He invited me to play while he sang a Billy Joel song

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photo: (Brian Premo) Ramon Aiello
photo: (Brian Premo) Ramon Aiello
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Meet Brian Premo Of ‘The Archipelagos’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Brian and I had never met before he popped into the studio for his interview, but we hit it off right away and before we knew it, the minutes ticked by and we lost track of time!

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photo: (Justin Smithson) DirtyJerz Images
photo: (Justin Smithson) DirtyJerz Images
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Meet Justin Smithson Of ‘Showtime’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Although he's one of the three original brains behind the band Showtime and also one-half of the guitar duo Poor Tim with Shawn 'Big Sexy' Smith, Justin Smithson surely doesn't need others to shine, although togetherness is really what he loves

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photo: Kari Crimmins
photo: Kari Crimmins
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Meet Kari Crimmins Of American Idol – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

The Crimmins family has been a musical dynasty for the better part of this century and the heir-apparent to that throne is no exception. Kari has been making her musical presence known since she was a toddler and now she's all grown up

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