& Peter Berryman
Lou and Peter Berryman have crafted more than 100 amazingly seamless songs that amuse and enlighten.
Bob Blue's songs are brilliant. Buy his tapes, and be dazzled.
The February Dance Flurry in Saratoga, NY is another favorite venue for the Ivy Vine Players. Salsa, Cajun, Scottish; it's all there.
Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Mountain House in New Paltz, New York is a beautiful historic hotel where The Ivy Vine Players perform several times a year. Hiking, horseback riding, and croquet!!
Old Songs is the name of a fabulous 3-day festival in Altamont, New York. It happens at the end of June, and it's a wonderful time for families who love traditional music and dance.
Tom Hanford has been my buddy since 1971. He does great music for kids and knows a lot about the history of Santa Claus.
Ulster Literacy Association
Ulster Literacy Association in Kingston, NY gives free instruction in reading and writing to any adult who wants it. I've been a tutor for two years, and I love it. It's a sure way to make a difference.
Jay Ungar & Molly Mason
Two of America's best-known folk musicians, known for their work on numerous film and PBS documentary soundtracks. Also well-known as educators, they run the Fiddle & Dance Workshop at Ashokan in upstate New York, where each summer people come to learn traditional music and dance.
The Zucchini Brothers
The Zucchini Brothers' radio show on WAMC was the reason that I sometimes couldn't get out of my car on weekday afternoons. They sing, play, recite poetry, and increase your vocabulary PAINLESSLY.
Abby Newton plays the cello like an angel. She is a woderful musician and producer, and she has a great sense of humor,which is why I asked her to produce my new CD.