By Nick Christophers When Li Liu decided to embark on a new chapter with her musical dream ending up in Texas was not what she expected. Li always loved music and was drawn to the arts. At first, she was a dancer for close to ten years until […]
By Nick Christophers Damon Mitchell was raised on radio, literally, as his home was filed with the sounds of Chicago, The Beach Boys, The Carpenters and so on. In addition to those legends southern gospel music played a role in his musical upbringing. Growing up he was attracted […]
By Nick Christophers Singer / songwriter Heather Gruber has not only grown as a musician but as an individual after her brave move to the glitzy streets of Los Angeles. See, Heather is a native of Tennessee, a far cry from the glamour of LA. Her move has […]
By Nick Christophers No one can deny the great music of the 60’s and 70’s, when legends were born. There are very few present time artists who even come close those acts. Thankfully there are some current artists who appreciate the music of that time and fuse it […]
By Nick Christophers It was a humble event that brought James Pravasilis out to the Long Island Independent Film Festival. His shorts “Prime” and “Sexual Healing” were being presented there. Joining James at the LIIF was his band-mate and award-winning actor Danny Aiello, who was there to receive […]
Every Monday evening, Lenox Coffee turns into the best open mic night in Harlem. The kick-off starts at 7:30 and ends when the locals feel like going home (sometimes past 11pm.)
It only seems fitting that some of the seasoned artists have come back to reenergize the music scene. This can be the case with indie rocker Alan Chapell. He has many years of experience in the tricky business of what they call the “music industry” – more on that below.
Zhihua Hu is a composer, pianist and teacher. See our interview with this incredibly talented artist.
It comes as no surprise as more and more Asian artists are bridging the gap between their home counties and the United States. Vivi Hu is one of those emerging artists who have been working hard to plant her own creative flag here in America. At first Vivi never thought she would consider singing as a career but something changed for her while singing in a choir. She found solace in the gospel music of the choir and realized then that music was her destiny.
They made their “bones” on stage many eons ago, and lived like kings – then disbanded in 1984. So why after 40 years did this LA rocker band just record their first and only album?