Bill’s life is one big blues set at an amazing gig

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William Andrews Blue – “one big Blues music set at an amazing gig” Once in a while a special person comes along and has an impact on your life, music, and everything special. Bill Blue impacted everything and everyone he touched.  On July 14, 2022, we lost this extraordinary talented and well-loved blues musician. William […]

A Love Story of Cuban Music

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Buena Vista Social Club –   a love story of Cuban music Twenty five years ago, June 1997, a group of veteran Cuban musicians released an album that forever changed music, Cuba, and the world. The Buena Vista Social Club produced a phenomenon, and it happened at the perfect time. The music world took notice. On […]

Where Gospel and Rock n Roll Collided

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Jerrod Isaman   … where gospel and rock n roll collided Jerrod Isaman is from Olean, New York, near the Pennsylvania border. His father was a rock guitar musician. His first music mentor was his grandmother who was a huge Hank Williams fan. Jerrod never had a formal lesson but plays guitar, accordion, and piano. He […]

Despite Passing – his Legend continues

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Trumpet Bob   … the legend continues Robert William “Trumpet Bob” Wandras was born in Coventry, RI on June 22, 1934. He was a lifelong trumpet player who enjoyed music, sailing, and Harley motorcycles. He was a Korean War Veteran, a Firefighter for 25 years, then a licensed tugboat Captain, and later, a legendary Key West […]

…. learn how to make life worth living

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Joe Dallas Jr.      “…. learn how to make life worth living” Joe Dallas grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His father, Joe Dallas Sr., was a Hall of Fame jazz trombone musician, and his mother was an Arts educator. Early in life, he knew what career path he would take. He starting learning to play trombone […]

Royal Minstrel of the Conch Republic

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CW Colt – Royal Minstrel of the Conch Republic. Coul William Colt (aka: CW Colt) has been in Key West so long that when asked where he’s from, he quickly answers “here.” Music had deep roots in his family. His grandfather had an orchestra in Indiana. He was young when he began singing in the school […]

Legendary Levon Helm Was His First Mentor

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Myles Mancuso – legendary Levon Helm was Myles first mentor In 1995, Myles Mancuso was born near Poughkeepsie, NY into a family of Italian heritage. His parents, Rebecca and Nick Mancuso, have always been his biggest fans. At age eight, his father introduced him to the iconic 1978 film, “The Last Waltz”, a Martin Scorsese […]

Made His Uncle Kirk Proud

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Daniel Clark – Has made his Uncle Kirk proud Daniel Miguel Leggett Clark was born in Jacksonville, FL to Daniel Clark and Adriene Lynn Leggett Casamayor. The family relocated to Charlotte, North Carolina where he attended elementary and middle school. He started playing drums very early in life. The multi-generation Bahamian Leggett family had a […]

366 Gigs A Year… Loved Every Minute

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Chris Rehm and Dani Hoy – “366 gigs in a year … loved every minute” Chris Rehm grew up in Ho-Ho-Kus, a small town in New Jersey. He started performing in the eighth grade with the grammar school band. They didn’t have a vocalist so Chris jumped in and started singing “Jumpin’ Jack Flash”. After […]

The Clarinet Came To the Rescue

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Channing Lynn Griggs  – the clarinet came to the rescue Channing Lynn Griggs and identical twin sister, Jillian were born in Pensacola, Florida to U.S. Marine Corp pilot Larry Griggs and Sheryl Lynn, a nurse.  The young couple already had a set of five year-old identical twin boys and  doubled the size of their brood […]

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