2019 Articles

Al giambattista 2019 Sam Morreale Muisc Award

Albert Giambattista, born in 1928, is a lifelong resident of Niagara Falls NY. Al played the saxophone for over 70 years throughout Western New York starting in the Gaskill Junior High School Band, then Trott High School Band followed by the Niagara Falls Concert Band...

Bob Volkman 2019

Bob Volkman has been performing with various musical entities in and beyond Western New York since the 1970’s, and has participated in many projects as a studio musician at Select Sound Studios in Buffalo, as well as several other area recording facilities. He...

Nino Tempo 2019

Nino was born in Niagara Falls New York with the given name Antonio (Anthony) LoTempio. He was a musical prodigy, singing and dancing in recitals at age three and winning a national radio talent show at age four. A few years later, he took up the clarinet, inspired to...

Ed Supple 2019

Ed Supple has been playing the guitar publicly & privately since 1965. In the 70's he was a member of the groups Backstreet, Street Noise, Avalanche & Lunch to name a few. Over the years he has performed with many bands, as a solo performer, and as a featured...