Television - Local Programs - Homegrown Music Concerts

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Series 1

 

  • #101: Frank Grace and the Detonators. First rate blues from a guitarist and vocalist now based in the Midwest. (Recorded 3/31/1998)
  • #102: Edison with the Weather. Sophisticated, jazzy original music from a quartet who later scaled back to a trio under the name Goodbye Girl Friday. (Recorded 7/15/1997)
  • #103: The Inheritance and Too Human. Two fine songwriting duos. The Inheritance is known for their folk and roots-rock influence. (Recorded 5/19/1998) and Too Human, a pair of spouses who have written songs for pop artists like Pat Benetar, performing on their own. (Recorded 1/20/1998)
  • #104: Paul Mark and the Van Dorens. Hot electric blues from an energetic power trio plus one. (Recorded 8/27/1996)
  • #105: Neal Casal. Acclaimed singer-songwriter in two different settings, solo (recorded 3/25/1997) and with a band (recorded 4/14/1998).
  • #106: Merrie Amsterburg and Earth to Bob. Two exceptionally fine sets with featuring outstanding original songwriting. Merrie Amsterburg thoughful original music is combined with her distinctine instrumentation. (Recorded 9/15/1997). Earth to Bob, from the Harrisburg area, were a great roots rock band known for their intelligent music and fine vocal harmonies. (Recorded 6/17/1997)
  • #107: A Gathering of Singer-Songwriters with Lorne ClarkeTom FlanneryKate & CJ, andGeorge Wesley. In 1995 Producer George Graham brought together four diverse singer-songwriters (one a duo act) to exchange songs and discuss their art. Though they met for the first time at this broadcast, they have since become great friends and collaborators. This show features their returning for a joint concert. (Recorded 4/15/1997)
  • #108: Solo performances by three guitarists: Bluesman Ed Trusky (recorded 8/27/1996), folksingerJay Smar (recorded 6/17/1997), and New Acoustic style guitarist and songwriter John Doan(recorded 5/6/1997)
  • #109: Ron Sunshine & Full Swing. Great irresistable swing and jive from one of the best contemporary bands making the music. (Recorded 5/22/1997)
  • #110: Burning Bus and Jason Timoll. Two acts from south central Pennsylvania. Burning Bus from the Lascaster area brings a distintive world-music influenced blend to their rock style. (Recorded 9/16/1997) Jason Timoll, from the Harrisburg area, is a thoughtful but energetic singer-songwriter. (Recorded 3/31/1998)
  • #111: Jeff Tarayla and Blue Muse. Two acts from New Jersey. Jeff Tarayla is a distinctive singer-songwriter who takes on a range of subjects in his songs. (Recorded 7/15/1997) Blue Muse, featuring Cathey Baier and Ernie Fortunato, started out as a jazzy duo, but have been getting more electric with time, without losing their appeal. (Recorded 1/20/1998)
  • #112: Stained Grass Window. Great bluegrass from the Williamsport, PA, area. (Recorded 7/7/1998)
  • #113: The Badlees. One of several performances this long-running, nationally known NE Pennsylvania band put in on Homegrown Music. This one was around the time of thier Up There Down Here CD. (Recorded 5/19/1998)
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