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Year in Review (Music): Take One

Monday, December 28th, 2015
Banks and 50 at the Dome

Banks and 50 at the Dome

Here are some of the music we experienced in 2015.

Cookie Coogan admires the trumpet work of J.T. Hall at Jazz @ Sitrus

Cookie Coogan admires the trumpet work of J.T. Hall at Jazz @ Sitrus

Lydia at CFAC

Lydia Caesar at CFAC

C&C at Empire (Byron Cage, <a href=

Janis Seigel in Clinton Square

Janis Seigel (Northeast Jazz & Wine Fest)

Jazz Fest

Mr. Wheat: Jazz Fest

NYS Fair Gospel Choir, under the direction of Jason Barnes.

NYS Fair Gospel Choir, under the direction of Jason Barnes.

Rachel of Lake Street Dive (Jazz Fest)

Rachel of Lake Street Dive (Jazz Fest)

Raury at SU

Raury at SU

Teyana Taylor at SU

Teyana Taylor at SU

Dj SNBRN

Dj SNBRN

Stephen Wise

Stephen Wise at Munjed’s

Week in Review

Sunday, February 1st, 2015
Vocalist Lydia Caesar at CFAC

Singer-song writer Lydia Caesar brought the crowd to its feet at CFAC

We’re not sure if the bass was too strong or it was the profound timbre of Lydia Caesar’s voice that caused The Community Folk Art Center to tremble on Friday. Her performance,¬†which was co-sponsored by WAER-FM 88, was the official kick-off for Syracuse University’s Black History Month festivities. The Queens, NY-native showed her range by singing a slow-moving musical love letter she calls “St. Louis,” then moved further into the set with the bouncy “Lottery.” She also sang several covers.

The crowd seemed to appreciate her repertoire and showered her with praise.

Caesar was backed up for the visit by Syracuse’s Brownskin band.

Lydia's new single "Through it all" will be released Feb. 10.

Lydia’s new single “Through it all” will be released Feb. 10.

Life in Pictures: Friends, Singers, Divas

Saturday, January 31st, 2015
Visiting vocalist Lydia Caesar was a childhood friend of Community Folk Art Center Director of Education, Tamar Smithers. Smithers sang backgroudn for Caesar's Black Month kick-off concert last night.

Visiting vocalist Lydia Caesar was a childhood friend of Community Folk Art Center Director of Education, Tamar Smithers. Smithers sang background for Caesar’s Black Month kick-off concert last night.