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Keith James & Jeff Aderman Photo: Pamela Jardieu-Aderman
Keith James & Jeff Aderman Photo: Pamela Jardieu-Aderman
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Jeff Aderman Of Big Blue North Talks ‘Interesting Selection’ Recording Project

Tucked inside an old church on Genesee St. lives a professional caliber recording studio that has seen countless national acts come through it's doors.

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Greeley Ford photo: Keith James
Greeley Ford photo: Keith James
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Greeley Ford Talks Classified’s Resurrection And Stanley Debut

We haven't heard from Greeley Ford since he practically kicked off our 50 Musicians in 50 Days series back in January. Now he's back and with as he puts it, a VENGEANCE!

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Brian Erickson / Thinkstock
Brian Erickson / Thinkstock
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A Night In The Life Of A Cover Musician (NSFW)

As cover musicians we can make you feel absolutely amazing (or maybe it's the alcohol) simply by playing a song in front of you that you'd only previously heard on the radio, not to mention that you can get that high for far less than you'd pay to see the actual artists

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Dashboard Nixon / TSM
Dashboard Nixon / TSM
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The Original Dashboard Nixon Talks Gary Johnson’s Animal Rescue And Upcoming Shows

Just yesterday social media and new outlets were a blur over the fact that a local musician (who just so happens to be a volunteer firefighter too) had pulled two dogs out of a burning building. Now we've got Gary Johnson and the other three original members of Dashboard Nixon in studio

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photo: Ceili Rain
photo: Ceili Rain
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Watch Bob Halligan And Ceili Rain On WCNY’s ‘Artifex’

Last month we had Ceili Rain's Bob Halligan on the show sharing how the band got started and why it's been so successful for the last couple of decades. A couple weeks after our conversation, Bob and the band were featured on WCNY for their 'Artifex' show

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photo: (Al Nathan) Neil Van Patten
photo: (Al Nathan) Neil Van Patten
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April Fools 2014 – Goodbye Al Nathan, Hello Giovanni Esford

Although it's over now, we spent two straight months honoring local musicians and while we did, we found ourselves honoring two of them posthumously and now in as many months, we've lost a third musician

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photo: (Blaine Holcomb) Marylou Hull
photo: (Blaine Holcomb) Marylou Hull
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Meet Blaine Holcomb Of Fulton Chain Gang – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Well we're finally here, I'm posting about the final guest musician for the 50 Musicians in 50 Days. Even though I'm kinda bummed that this whole series is over, that was only after the great time I had with Blaine Holcomb of the Fulton Chain Gang

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photo: Midnite Mike Grimaldi
photo: Midnite Mike Grimaldi
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Meet ‘Midnite Mike’ Grimaldi – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

This snowbird digs the sunnier skies in Florida, but after spending three decades here in the weather-afflicted Mohawk Valley establishing himself as one of our kings of blues, Midnite Mike can't help but always make his way back!

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photo: (Adam Manion) Walker Brown
photo: (Adam Manion) Walker Brown
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Meet Adam Manion Of ‘Glen Street’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

We've highlighted a few young guns on this station so far that are the future, if not already the present of our Utica music scene and next up, representing the New Hartford Spartans is Adam Manion, axe-man for the band Glen Street!

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photo: Patrick Orlowski
photo: Patrick Orlowski
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More Patrick Orlowski From ‘Simple Props’ – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

We heard from Pat when he was shooting for the drum throne of the KJ All Star Band last year, and although he won the bronze in that event, he's back now as one of our 50 Musicians in 50 Days.

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photo (Devin Garramone) UticaJazz
photo (Devin Garramone) UticaJazz
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Meet Devin Garramone – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

Devin's is a name I'd heard before entering the music scene as a player and I'm proud that he's been a part of my musical journey almost since it began. His versatility allows him to burn a solo over the most complex jazz changes, and also to fit into just about any other musical situation effortlessly

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photo: (Mick Fury) Terry Little
photo: (Mick Fury) Terry Little
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Meet Mick Fury & Midnight Moonshine – 50 Musicians In 50 Days

The second guy to represent 'Cuse and to represent country music on the show too, Mick Fury (yeah, he knows... minus the eyepatch) is blazing trails with his shooting star of a band formerly called Silent Fury, now they've got a new 'countrified' (country-FRIED??) name, Midnight Moonshine!

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