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Cassandra Kubinski~ Connecticut Singer-Songwriter

Cassandra Kubinski who grew up in Enfield, Connecticut and who now makes her living as a singer-songwriter and performer in New York City is a bundle of talent. As a 12 year old she starred in the hit “Annie” at the Goodspeed Opera House singing and dancing and acting, that’s where it started and she Read more…

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It’s The Rosenthals of Guilford!

A Guilford, Connecticut father and son are headed out on the road with a brand new bluegrass album. Dad Phil Rosenthal, a guitar and banjo player, has quite a musical resume as a singer song writer. One of his songs was made famous by Johnny Cash. Son Daniel, a graduate of the New England Conservatory, 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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She’s CT’s Beehive Queen

They call her The Beehive Queen. Christine Ohlman grew up in Cheshire, Connecticut and rock and rolled her way through the decades. Once upon a time she started a group called The Scratch Band and brought in a little known musician named G.E. Smith who went on to lead the Saturday Night Live Band of Read more…

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Connecticut’s Singing Historian

You say you need to know about Connecticut’s history all the way back and find out about a lot of gems you didn’t know about, well then you need to consult Walter Woodward. Woodward is the Connecticut state historian and also an associate Professor of History at the University of Connecticut. Oh, there is so 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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Christine Ohlman is Rockin the Beehive

How fun was this sitting in a diner booth in Guilford, Connecticut with the Beehive Queen herself, rocker Christine Ohlman. Ohlman has a new CD out called “The Deep End” and she wants the world to know about it. If you’re a fan of her’s you’re gonna love it. Born in the Bronx, one of Read more…

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