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Bluegrass for the Next Generation Project

  2014-bluegrass-player Bluegrass for the Next Generation(BGNG) was launched back in the summer of 2011 with a generous donation from an anonymous donor. BGNG’s mission is to encourage a lifelong interest in acoustic music, in general, and bluegrass music specifically.

Suny Plattsburgh is offering the opportunity to learn about bluegrass, its history, instrument lessons and access to an extensive CD collection of music.  A great opportunity to learn more about this truly,  American roots music .

Harmonica Master comes to Town

Robert-Bonfiglio-Corvette-2-inch-300x200ROBERT BONFIGLIO

The Bonfiglio Trio gives two performances of Harmonica America – Classical to Blues featuring the miraculous world-famous harmonica virtuoso Robert Bonfiglio, with violinist Joe Deninzon and guitarist Steve Benson. Critics have hailed them the “Paganini of the Harmonica” and the “Jimi Hendrix of the Violin.” Vocals, mandolin, and electric violin are also in  the mix. Saturday evening will spotlight jazz and blues. Sunday afternoon will be a bit more tame, featuring classical music of Purcell, Bach, Gershwin, Hovhaness, and Bonfiglio, and  also “Americana” – songs such as Shenendoah, Amazing Grace, and Elvis classics, as well as a tribute to Sonnyboy Williamson…… Continue reading Harmonica Master comes to Town