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Make Music Saugerties

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Make Music Saugerties is an afternoon of music and dance that highlights the town’s diverse talent. Concert-goers and passers-by are invited to move from storefront to storefront experiencing great music and dance along the way.  Artists include Malcolm Cecil, Paul Clarke, Finn, Celeste Graves, The Grit Gang, Hervey Sunside, KAT Sounds Project, Lost Aesthetic, Spaghetti Eastern, Finding Alice, South Indian dance with Sloka Iyengar, Roses and Rust, and more.

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Malcolm Cecil   Born in London of artistic parents, Malcolm is a Grammy-award winning musician, arranger, composer, record producer and audio engineer. He engineered, co-produced and created the unique synthesizer sounds on Stevie Wonder's "Music of My Mind", "Talking Book" "Fulfillingness' First Finale" and "Innervisions.” Emigrating to the USA in 1968 he became a pioneer of electronic music. He built TONTO - The Original New Timbral Orchestra - the world's first and still largest multi-timbral, polyphonic analog audio synthesizer currently installed as a working exhibit in the Canadian National Music Center in Calgary Alberta. He has performed on countless albums with legends of soul, R&B and jazz.

Malcolm Cecil

Born in London of artistic parents, Malcolm is a Grammy-award winning musician, arranger, composer, record producer and audio engineer. He engineered, co-produced and created the unique synthesizer sounds on Stevie Wonder's "Music of My Mind", "Talking Book" "Fulfillingness' First Finale" and "Innervisions.” Emigrating to the USA in 1968 he became a pioneer of electronic music. He built TONTO - The Original New Timbral Orchestra - the world's first and still largest multi-timbral, polyphonic analog audio synthesizer currently installed as a working exhibit in the Canadian National Music Center in Calgary Alberta. He has performed on countless albums with legends of soul, R&B and jazz.

Paul Clarke   contact:  paulclarkesongs@hotmail.com   Paul Clarke writes songs of conscience and wonder. Life’s sorrow and Earth’s beauty capture his imagination. His songs entice us to fall in love with beauty and protect what we love. The mysteries of life and death inform his prolific output across genres and reveal connections among all our relations. Paul will sing and play his Martin 12 string guitar and he may be joined by a friend or two.   BandCamp  Youtube - paulclarkesongs

Paul Clarke

contact: paulclarkesongs@hotmail.com

Paul Clarke writes songs of conscience and wonder. Life’s sorrow and Earth’s beauty capture his imagination. His songs entice us to fall in love with beauty and protect what we love. The mysteries of life and death inform his prolific output across genres and reveal connections among all our relations. Paul will sing and play his Martin 12 string guitar and he may be joined by a friend or two.

BandCamp
Youtube - paulclarkesongs

Finding Alice   contact: Mike Bundschuh  mbundschuh@hvc.rr.com  cell 845-706-0665   Facebook   Finding Alice is a 4 member band from Saugerties and Woodstock that plays original rock music and some covers with driving rhythms and soulful vocals. Their songs reflect the bands vast musical influences from classic rock, blues, pop and folk. If Fleetwood Mac and Van Morrison had a baby, it would be Finding Alice.  Meredith Briggs- keys and lead vocals; Michael Gaylin- guitar; Michael Bundschuh- bass; Steve Thornton, drums.

Finding Alice

contact: Mike Bundschuh
mbundschuh@hvc.rr.com
cell 845-706-0665

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Finding Alice is a 4 member band from Saugerties and Woodstock that plays original rock music and some covers with driving rhythms and soulful vocals. Their songs reflect the bands vast musical influences from classic rock, blues, pop and folk. If Fleetwood Mac and Van Morrison had a baby, it would be Finding Alice.

Meredith Briggs- keys and lead vocals; Michael Gaylin- guitar; Michael Bundschuh- bass; Steve Thornton, drums.

Celeste Graves  performing  Mask Woman  Contact:  celeste.graves@gmail.com   Celeste Graves is a movement artist living in Saugerties. With a lifetime of dance, decades of yoga, and more recently, qigong and tai chi, her days are shaped with personal practice and sharing what she learns and discovers with others. She is currently teaching tai chi for health throughout Ulster County, sponsored by UC Office for Aging, A long time instructor and associate of The Saugerties Ballet Center, Celeste continues experimenting in a variety of Performance Art modalities, from very personal dance/movement expressions, to collaborations with other artists, dancers, poets, and actors.

Celeste Graves performing Mask Woman
Contact: celeste.graves@gmail.com

Celeste Graves is a movement artist living in Saugerties. With a lifetime of dance, decades of yoga, and more recently, qigong and tai chi, her days are shaped with personal practice and sharing what she learns and discovers with others. She is currently teaching tai chi for health throughout Ulster County, sponsored by UC Office for Aging, A long time instructor and associate of The Saugerties Ballet Center, Celeste continues experimenting in a variety of Performance Art modalities, from very personal dance/movement expressions, to collaborations with other artists, dancers, poets, and actors.

The GRiT Gang   Scott Grower/Jon Lee Comtact: Jon Lee  jonleeisawesome@yahoo.com   The GRiT Gang is a band from Saugerties with acoustically driven, hard hitting grooves and monster vocals, The GRiT Gang is all about having fun through great stories and making infectious music! Their music is a blend of many genres from blues, rock, jazz, funk, country and heavy metal! They tell the tale of the GRiT Gang, a fun adventure about the ups and downs of a rag-tag group of wild and crazy outlaws who get into and out of trouble all the time.   Facebook page   https://thegritgang.com/

The GRiT Gang

Scott Grower/Jon Lee
Comtact: Jon Lee
jonleeisawesome@yahoo.com

The GRiT Gang is a band from Saugerties with acoustically driven, hard hitting grooves and monster vocals, The GRiT Gang is all about having fun through great stories and making infectious music! Their music is a blend of many genres from blues, rock, jazz, funk, country and heavy metal! They tell the tale of the GRiT Gang, a fun adventure about the ups and downs of a rag-tag group of wild and crazy outlaws who get into and out of trouble all the time.

Facebook page
https://thegritgang.com/


Hervey Sunside   Contact: Seth Thomann  seththom1@gmail.com   Hervey Sunside is a newly formed rock band established in early 2019, spanning Ulster and Greene Counties. Their influences range from classic rock and blues to contemporary pop and everything in between. Comprised of professional educators, Hervey Sunside is the pet project of two Spanish teachers and a school counselor. With decades of combined experience and a passion for creating original music inspired by their own lives, Hervey Sunside is sure to strike a tone with listeners of all walks of life. Enis Egdemir, guitar and vocals; Dan Edwards, bass and vocals and Seth Thomann, drums and back-up vocals

Hervey Sunside

Contact: Seth Thomann
seththom1@gmail.com

Hervey Sunside is a newly formed rock band established in early 2019, spanning Ulster and Greene Counties. Their influences range from classic rock and blues to contemporary pop and everything in between. Comprised of professional educators, Hervey Sunside is the pet project of two Spanish teachers and a school counselor. With decades of combined experience and a passion for creating original music inspired by their own lives, Hervey Sunside is sure to strike a tone with listeners of all walks of life. Enis Egdemir, guitar and vocals; Dan Edwards, bass and vocals and Seth Thomann, drums and back-up vocals


Sloka Iyengar   contact:  slokaiyengar2014@gmail.com   Sloka Iyengar, PhD, PMP studied Bharatanatyam and Indian folk dance at the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in Ahmedabad, India, and performs in and around the NYC area. She studies Carnatic music; and as a neuroscientist, is always eager to combine dance with science.   Instagram   http://www.slokaiyengar.com/

Sloka Iyengar

contact: slokaiyengar2014@gmail.com

Sloka Iyengar, PhD, PMP studied Bharatanatyam and Indian folk dance at the Darpana Academy of Performing Arts in Ahmedabad, India, and performs in and around the NYC area. She studies Carnatic music; and as a neuroscientist, is always eager to combine dance with science.

Instagram
http://www.slokaiyengar.com/

Lost Aesthetic   contact: Michelle/Lost Aesthetic  lostaestheticband@gmail.com   Lost Aesthetic is a five-piece rock group from Saugerties, NY formed in 2015. They have a psyche-grunge sound with a noisy edge and thought-provoking lyrics. The band is Michael Panke on vocals, Michael Barnecott on rhythm guitar, Tim Amerman, lead guitar, Willem Parker on drums and Steve Mangione on bass.   Instagram   Facebook   Twitter   SoundCloud

Lost Aesthetic

contact: Michelle/Lost Aesthetic lostaestheticband@gmail.com

Lost Aesthetic is a five-piece rock group from Saugerties, NY formed in 2015. They have a psyche-grunge sound with a noisy edge and thought-provoking lyrics. The band is Michael Panke on vocals, Michael Barnecott on rhythm guitar, Tim Amerman, lead guitar, Willem Parker on drums and Steve Mangione on bass.

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Facebook
Twitter
SoundCloud

Roses and Rust: Ernie Mortuzans and Jeanne Weiss   contact: Ernie Mortuzans  ernie_mor@yahoo.com   Roses and Rust, the husband-and-wife duo of Jeanne Weiss and Ernie Mortuzans, have been playing music together in the Hudson Valley for 15 years. They are both singer-songwriters and their style is rooted in the folk, rock, ballads and blues traditions.  They perform on guitar, uke, and vocals.   YouTube

Roses and Rust: Ernie Mortuzans and Jeanne Weiss

contact: Ernie Mortuzans
ernie_mor@yahoo.com

Roses and Rust, the husband-and-wife duo of Jeanne Weiss and Ernie Mortuzans, have been playing music together in the Hudson Valley for 15 years. They are both singer-songwriters and their style is rooted in the folk, rock, ballads and blues traditions.

They perform on guitar, uke, and vocals.

YouTube

Sal Cataldi and Spaghetti Eastern Music   contact:  sal@cataldipr.com   Spaghetti Eastern Music is the solo project of NYC/Saugerties-based guitarist, keyboardist and singer Sal Cataldi - part Sergio Leone fever-dream, part Ravi Shankar raga. Cataldi fuses Eastern beats, blues, techno and funk-influenced guitar instrumentals with gentle acoustic vocal tunes and looping, straight out of the John Martyn/Nick Drake songbook. Time Out New York writes: “Cataldi’s largely instrumental, Eastern-influenced jams are infused with some delicate guitar work and hauntingly moody atmosphere” while The New York Times proclaims Cataldi has “a beat unmistakably his own.” Called “a wide ride” by Radio Woodstock, “beautiful and unique” by WFUV’s Mixed Bag and a “whirling dervish of musical creation” by Saugerties Times.   Facebook   Twitter   Reverb Nation   HV1 Article   NY Times Articles

Sal Cataldi and Spaghetti Eastern Music

contact: sal@cataldipr.com

Spaghetti Eastern Music is the solo project of NYC/Saugerties-based guitarist, keyboardist and singer Sal Cataldi - part Sergio Leone fever-dream, part Ravi Shankar raga. Cataldi fuses Eastern beats, blues, techno and funk-influenced guitar instrumentals with gentle acoustic vocal tunes and looping, straight out of the John Martyn/Nick Drake songbook. Time Out New York writes: “Cataldi’s largely instrumental, Eastern-influenced jams are infused with some delicate guitar work and hauntingly moody atmosphere” while The New York Times proclaims Cataldi has “a beat unmistakably his own.” Called “a wide ride” by Radio Woodstock, “beautiful and unique” by WFUV’s Mixed Bag and a “whirling dervish of musical creation” by Saugerties Times.

Facebook
Twitter
Reverb Nation
HV1 Article
NY Times Articles

Walter Dominicis and El Rancho Deluxo's Cuban Blues Band   contact: Walter Dominicis  wdominicis@gmail.com   In 1960 a boy was born 10 days after his family escaped Fidel Castro's communist Cuba. They settled in Miami, Florida where he was taught to be a Gringo and sing the Blues. But because of the beautiful Cuban song that never left his blood, today he surrounds himself with the best Cuban Musicians and sings the blues. The Cuban Blues!   Facebook   Youtube

Walter Dominicis and El Rancho Deluxo's Cuban Blues Band

contact: Walter Dominicis
wdominicis@gmail.com

In 1960 a boy was born 10 days after his family escaped Fidel Castro's communist Cuba. They settled in Miami, Florida where he was taught to be a Gringo and sing the Blues. But because of the beautiful Cuban song that never left his blood, today he surrounds himself with the best Cuban Musicians and sings the blues. The Cuban Blues!

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Make Music Saugerties Schedule:

Inquiring Minds     
200 Main St. (entrance on Partition St)
Grit Gang 1:00 - 1:45
Sal Cataldi and Spaghetti Eastern 2:00 - 2:45

Bosco's
89A Partition St (courtyard)
Sloka Iyengar 1:30 – 2:15
Roses and Rust 2:30 – 3:15

Rosie’s Vintage       
114 Partition St.
Paul Clarke 2:00 - 2:45
KAT Sounds Project 3:00 - 3:45 (TBC)

Alleyway Ice Cream    
135 Partition St. (In back)
Roses and Rust  1:00 - 1:45
Malcolm Cecil 3:00 - 3:45

Light House (full stage)       
102 Partition St
KAT Sounds Project 1:30 – 2:15 
Grit Gang 2:30 – 3:15
Celeste Graves performing Mask Woman 2:15 - 2:30 & 3:15 - 4:00 pm
(in the storefront window)

Dolce Vita  
86 Partition Street
Paul Clarke 1:00 - 1:45
Sal Cataldi and Spaghetti Eastern 3:15 – 4:00

Emerge Gallery
228 Main St.
Malcolm Cecil 1:30 – 2:15
Sloka Iyengar 3:00 - 3:45

Reis Lot
27 Market St at Main
Finding Alice 1:00 - 1::45
Walter Dominicis 2:00 - 2:45
Hervey Sunside 3:00 - 3:45
Lost Aesthetic 4:00 - 4:45