Jazz singer Gregory Porter (pictured here at the Syracuse Jazz Fest) gave a genre-bending performance that nearly parted the waters at Jamesville Beach. Easily the best performance we saw in 2012.
Flute player Wouter Kellerman made his Syracuse debut and ended up dancing and playing up a storm at the Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival.
Mike Houston and Anjela Lynn brought their soulful show to the Hill and easily became the most popular group to play the Sitrus Lounge in 2012.
- Rick Ross played the Rock the Dome show and showed why he’s considered a boss.
Nothing but strings: The McGriff brothers may be Syracuse's best kept classic secret. They are pictured here as part of the Connective Corridor's In Motion Series from the Spring playing a mini Hip Hop symphony.
Chris Taylor, the country singer and leader of the Custom Taylor Band, wins the contest for best mike stand in the land.
World Be Free almost rhymed the Syracuse Orangemen into the Final Four.
Sax on Stage: Jessy J kept it hot as the headliner for the Northeast Jazz & Wine Festival.
Guitarist Edgar Pagan helped organize the Sandy Relief Concert at the Dinosaur Bar-B-Que.
- Bill Horrace and his band took their show on the road and played a few gigs on the 443 Connective Corridor Bus.