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Series 10


  • #1001: Simon Apple. A first rate, musically sophisticated rock band from the Philadelphia area, the group called Simon Apple performs their creative original music, marked by first-rate musicianship and creative arrangements. (Recorded 5/14/2007 in 5.1 surround sound)


Dan Merrill: guitar, lead vocals
Jeff Miller: keyboards
Buzz Saylor: drums
Dave Miller: sax
Stephon Pizzuto: bass 

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  • #1002: George Wesley. One of Homegrown Music's longest-running guests, popular reggae-influenced multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter Wesley performed at the first Homegrown Music concert given in the WVIA High-Definition Theater Studio. (Recorded 10/15/2007)


George Wesley: guitar, keyboards, vocals
Peter Fritz: bass
Chris Condel: drums 

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  • #1003: B.D. Lenz. Jazz-rock fusion guitarist (and high-school math teacher) B.D. Lenz performs his first-rate original music with his band in a return to Homegrown Music. (Recorded 11/12/2007 In 5.1 surround sound)


B.D. Lenz: guitar
Geoff Mattoon: sax 
James Rosocha: bass 
Tom Cottone: drums 
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  • #1004: Kelly Flint and Wagers & Jenkins. The lead vocalist with the popular jazzy group Dave's True Story performs her own original songs with a group. (Recorded 10/15/2007) Jerry Wagers and Beth Jenkins do original acoustic pop with great vocal harmonie.(Recorded 5/14/2007)


Kelly Flint Band
Kelly Flint: acoustic guitar, vocals 
Jeff Eyrich: bass
John Caban: guitar 
Chris Binelli: drums
Libby Johnson: vocals
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Wagers & Jenkins
Jerry Wagers: guitar and vocals
Beth Jenkins: vocals
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  • #1005: The Five Percent. Outstanding original rock from a popular Scranton/Wilkes-Barre area band.(Recorded 2/11/2008 In 5.1 surround sound)


Matthew Ralph: acoustic guitar, lead vocal
Neil Nicastro: guitar 
Brian Keating: bass 
Matthew Smallcomb: drums 
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  • #1006: Invert. Not your typical classical string quartet, Invert transforms their string instruments (with two cellos) into something entirely new with their original compositions and group improvisations.(Recorded 5/19/2008 In 5.1 surround sound)


Helen Yee: violin
Chris Jenkins: viola
Steven Person: cello
Chris George: cello 

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  • #1007: Bob Malone. Pianist extraordinaire and witty singer-songwriter Bob Malone returns to Homegrown Music this time with a band to put in an energetic performances of his original songs.(Recorded 4/14/2008 In 5.1 surround sound)


Bob Malone: piano, vocal
Vinnie Raniolo: bass 
Rich Zukor: drums 

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  • #1008: Julia Joseph. Singer-songwriter Julia Joseph performs her breezy original music with an eclectic backing band. (Recorded 4/14/2008 In 5.1 surround sound)


Julia Joseph: guitar, vocals
Giancarlo Vulcano: guitar
Jeff Eyrich: bass
Kirsten Kairos: percussion, vocals 

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