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Two Orchestral Maestros Conducting Beautiful Music

Two orchestral maestroes started working together 15 years ago. James Sinclair, widely known in the New Haven area and beyond as the founder and musical director of Orchestra New England, saw something in Perry So. Originally from Hong Kong, So was a sophomore at Yale University when Sinclair took him under his wing and helped him Read more…

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Julia Autumn Ford Says Music Saved Her

Julia Autumn Ford is a  17 year old  singer songwriter who is about to go on tour with her music after coming out of a very dark place. She says it was her music that saved her. She was a clinically depressed teenager and  thought there was nowhere to turn but opting out of this world. Read more…

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Meet Franz Schubert’s Great, Great, Great, Niece

She’s quirky and a whole lot of fun. Elizabeth Schubert is an “in-your-face” classically trained clarinetist who grew up in Long Island, New York…she no lives in Miami. She will tell you straight out she wants to be the “Lady Gaga” of classical music. She just happens to be a distant niece of the famed Read more…

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Connecticut’s Jose Feliciano

Nine time Grammy award winner, Puerto Rican born Jose Feliciano, stopped by “Nyberg” to chat while  in the middle of a world tour. Feliciano, a kind -hearted, gracious jokester, has been a long time Connecticut resident. At the age of nine, he taught himself to play the guitar and the rest is history. “The guitar Read more…

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Grammy Nominee, Linda Chorney

She was nominated for a Grammy for “Best Americana Album Of The Year” and was over the moon. That excitement lasted for about a day for folk artist Linda Chorney, until the music establishment got a hold of her. A Connecticut doctor, Jonathan Schneider, who loves music, produced the nominated album. But Chorney was vilified Read more…

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A Chat with Jim Croce’s Son, A.J.

American singer-songwriter, Jim Croce died nearly 40 years ago in a plane crash in Louisiana. The billboard chart-topping guitar player would record five albums before his death and leave behind one child, A.J. Croce. That little boy never really knew his father because of his age, but hours and hours of recordings that his Dad Read more…

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AJ Jansen Is A Country Rebel Rose

At six years old AJ Jansen, growing up in Torrington, Connecticut, got on stage at school and started singing and there has been no looking back. She liked the attention, found she had talent, and to this day is going for that “rock country” dream. At the age of ten she started writing music too, Read more…

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Rob Mathes Makes Beautiful Music

Part of the genius behind the genius of rocker “Sting,” Sir Elton John, Rod Stewart, Quincy Jones, Tony Bennett, Eric Clapton, to name just a few, is  Grammy and Emmy-nominated Rob Mathes of Cos Cob, Connecticut. Mathes is an arranger, composer, nationally renowned music producer and even a performer and the greats have come to Read more…

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Broderick and Watson Are “100 Watt Suns”

Dan Watson of the long time New England rock group “Wicked Peach” and acoustic duo “2 Cat Zoo” and about three other bands, and Steve Broderick a former Trans Siberian Orchestra lead singer and rocker are in a Connecticut band called 100 Watt Suns. Watson is in his signature sneakers, Broderick in his boots. Broderick, Read more…

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Jacklyn Greenberg’s Wonderful World of Photography

Welcome to the wonderful world that is JagStudios in Hamden, CT. Jacklyn Greenberg has a great eye for photography, she’s featured in the winter edition (2010) of Martha Stewart’s Wedding magazine for a wedding she did recently that she is more than tickled about. There is a photo of  Jacklyn at the top of the Read more…

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