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Archives for June 2012

A Special Night with Special EFX

Let me say it right up front, I have seen Chieli Minucci & Special EFX a number of times. That being said, once again this was a great performance by some of the most accomplished musicians in the area. For me, what I love about this group is everything they do looks so easy and […]

The Hartford Jazz Soceity, Inc.

  Founded in 1960 by a group of dedicated jazz fans, the Hartford Jazz Society is the oldest continuously operating jazz society in the country.  Run entirely by volunteers, the society aims to “improve Jazz as America’s gift to the music world, and to foster in each succeeding generation an appreciation and love for Jazz […]

Dana Lauren in the Spotlight

  What genre of music do you perform? Jazzzzz When did you start performing? I’ve been singing since I could talk!  I started gigging locally when I was about 15 or 16, then I had my first big performance at Scullers in Boston with Arturo Sandoval when I was 18. What city and state are […]

Art Tatta named Sales Executive of the Month for June

Prudential Connecticut Realty Names Art Tatta Sales Executive of the Month for June Art Tatta of the Middletown sales office has been awarded the Sales Executive of the Month Award for June, announced Sharon Craig, Regional Vice President for Prudential Connecticut Realty’s Region 4.  Art won the award based on his consistent sales results, commitment […]

Vincent Ingala in the Spotlight

Artist Name: Vincent Ingala Genre of Music Played: Contemporary Instrumental R&B, Funk, and Rock & Roll Performing Since: 3 years old Based out of: Prospect, CT Upcoming Shows:  August 25th, 2012 Are You Dense Music Fest  Quassy Ammusment Park Middlebury, CT 4P-9P – *Vincent to close out festival July 19th, 2012 Infinity Hall (Guesting with Peter […]

Get Ready for Summer!

It looks like summer plans to make an early appearance this year, which means it’s time to start creating that ideal outdoor relaxation spot! To start with, ask yourself what your goal is for your outdoor space.  Do you plan to entertain a lot, or do you prefer quiet summer afternoons in the shade?  Can […]

Matthew Shipp in the Spotlight

What genre of music do you play? I play cosmic universal music — I don’t believe in genre.  I search for the energy behind music and play my soul, but not a genre. When did you start performing? I started playing in public at a very early age and have played all types of music.  […]

Thierry Arpino in the Spotlight

Artist Name: Thierry Arpino Genre of Music Played: All of them:  Pop, Rock, World, Alternative, Blues, Country, Dance, Electronic, Easy Listening, Hip-Hop/Rap, Gospel. Instrumental, Jazz, Latino, New Age, R&B, Soundtrack, etc.l Performing Since: 14 years old Based out of: Greenwich, Connecticut From Thierry: I’d like to thank the companies that I represent and whose instruments […]

SMOOTH JAZZ – Chuck’s the Man

At the Lyman Center on Friday, April 13th, I was able to enjoy a fantastic evening at Chuck Loeb and Friends.  What a show!  The lineup was: Chuck Loeb & Friends: Guitar – Chuck Loeb Drums – Harvey Mason Sax – Everett Harp Bass – Mark Egan Keyboards – Matt Singer Vocals – Lizzie Loeb […]