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Utopia Soundstage presents Caribbean Music Factory

The widely heralded Trinidadian trumpeter and composer Etienne Charles. Far more than a talent scout, booker and promoter, the Catskill Jazz Factory is nothing short of a jazz incubator and advancement league. Located improbably in the center of Catskill ski territory, CJF identifies, develops and abides the brightest young stars of jazz (and remember, 40…

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Press Release

Saugerties music shop winding up its operations

Alex Kellner with his wares. (Photo by Christina Coulter) Alex Kellner of Kingtone Music at 282 Main St., whose unofficial slogan is “where a handshake still means something” is selling the last of his guitars, drum kits and pedals between, he says, 5 and 12 percent above their wholesale price. By October, he hopes to…

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