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Singer-Songwriter, Maya McClean

  Maya McClean  is an Australian singer-songwriter. She has a fraternal twin sister and their dream when they were young was to meet Michael Jackson and work with him, dancing and singing. They actually met Jackson when they were 14 in Sydney. They didn’t end up working with him, but they did for 13 years work with music star, Read more…

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The Mystic Blues Festival ~ June 26-28

The annual Mystic Blues Festival is coming up on the last weekend in June. Founder Chris Leigh came on NYBERG with singer, songwriter, Beehive Queen, Christine Ohlman. Ohlman is also a member of the Saturday Night Live Band and will be the finale of the event at the Mystic Shipyard. Proceeds from this year’s event will go to Read more…

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Torrington’s Sarah Barrios

  One of these days we’ll be saying we knew Torrington’s Sarah Barrios when. This pint-sized, singer-songwriter describes her music as pop with an indie-blues twist. In 2014 she was named Best New Act of the year at the New England Music Awards and the accolades keep on coming. Sarah has been singing and writing Read more…

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Windsor, CT’s Big Al Anderson (NRBQ)

If you were around in Connecticut in the 1960’s thru the 80’s you might remember the bands Wildweeds and The New Rhythm and Blues Quartet or N-R-B-G. Big Al Anderson, an original member of both of those bands who is from Windsor,came on to talk some about his life on the road, sobriety, and what Read more…

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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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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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Orice, Jazzmine and Chad and the Music

There are so many young talented musicians in Connecticut trying to get a start in the music world. Three young adults from Hartford are lead by Orice Jenkins, a freshman at the Hartt School of Music in Hartford. Jazzmine Pertillar and Chad Browne Springer harmonize beautifully here. Jenkins has started a band with an R&B Read more…

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Beijing Is Also In Connecticut

Well this was fun, interviewing and recording a new Connecticut band called Beijing up on a roof in Woodbridge, Connecticut. This was the first time they’d ever done some of their tunes on a rooftop. I think this works for them, it goes with their sound. I told them they should play rooftops all over Read more…

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Collin Marrero~ Singer, Songwriter

Collin Marrero, who grew up in Bristol, Connecticut has been singing for a long time, since about the time he was 8 years old. Through the years he sang and acted, got the lead in a play in high school as a freshmen and that eventually lead to his professional music career on the stage Read more…

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One Fabulous Singer Is Teaching In A CT Classroom

Latanya Farrell and The Bookman Styles Band are just pure delight to listen to and to watch them interact with each other. I was introduced to them at a gala in Farmington, Connecticut to benefit Chrysalis. Farrell is pint-sized fabulousness and she is a sweet as she is talented. Given a bigger stage, this gal Read more…

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