Homegrown Music is WVIA-FM's exclusive series which each week showcases the talents of regional contemporary music artists in recordings produced in the WVIA-FM studios by series host George Graham. Heard Tuesdays at 9:00 PM, Homegrown Music (HGM), presents new performances many weeks. A special feature duing August is a Homegrown Jazz segment on the 4th. Further information on Homegrown Music may be obtained via the World Wide Web at http://homegrownmusic.info and http://www.wvia.org/radio/homegrown-music
Aug. 3 Bob Malone. A witty singer-songwriter and impressive
pianist Malone has toured the world and recorded with the A Cappella band The
Bobs playing the Rhapsode in Blue. This encore from 2007 features some
of his great original songs in a solo performance.|
Aug. 4 Homegrown Jazz Special: Marko Marcinko Latin Jazz Quintet. Ubiquitous Northeastern Pennsylvania drummer, member of the David Liebman Group and artistic director of the Scranton Jazz Festival, Marko Marcinko leads his own quintet in a new session with creative Latin-influenced arrangements of jazz standards. (Group will be performing on August 7 at the Scranton Jazz Festival.) Note: Airtime: 7:00 PM during WVIA's All That Jazz.
Aug. 10 Celeste Triebeneck. Celtic-style vocalist Triebeneck performs traditional British-isles songs with guitarist Paul E. Mitchell. (Encore from 2008)
Aug. 17 Field House. Bluesy original music from a young Northeast PA group making their Homegrown Music debut.
|Aug. 24 John Ginty Band. Great roots rock from New Jersey keyboard man who has an active career as a studio musician, and as former member of the Robert Randolph Band. This archive recording from 2000 features a guest appearance by Neal Casal.|
Aug. 31 Steven Gellman. Singer-songwriter Steven Gellman returns
to Homegrown Music after a six year absence with an all-new collection of his
thoughtful original songs in a solo acoustic setting.|