Albany, NY – This week Dr. Stieg talks about the care and treatment of premature babies with Dr. Patricia Ramsey. Giving birth to a sick or premature baby can be quite unexpected for any parent. Unfamiliar sights, sounds, and equipment in the hospital can be overwhelming. Dr. Ramsey provides information to help parents understand some of the problems of sick and premature babies. Dr. Stieg and Dr. Ramsey also talk about some of the procedures that may be needed for the care of premature babies.
Albany NY – Clockwork Mercury. Great people making great sounds. What more could you want? Mingus merges his rich voice and dynamic spoken word pieces with Sikora's exploratory sax work. They compare the effort to boxing, in a good way. It's a knock-out!
Albany NY – This is the stuff! Shakers and Bakers are visionary indeed. This truncated version of the New York City-based group explores the tradition of Shaker "gift songs" in a free jazz context that poses the question, "Was Albert Ayler a Shaker?"
Albany NY – The Powder Kegs claim to fame is that they topped the competition on Prairie Home Companion's Bands Under Twenty contest, but heck, they're wonderful in their own right. They visited prior to busking at the Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival, which was co-sponsored by Performance Place.
Albany NY – The duo of Matt Durfee and Mike Poulopoulos recall an acoustic Dumptruck (no, not the vehicle, but the classic band featuring Seth Tiven and Kirk Swan)with their intertwining guitars and sweet harmonies.