Armstrong’s Ambassador Series Available Online

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Fans of Louis Armstrong around the world now have the opportunity to own some rare recordings by the legendary jazz musician. The Louis Armstrong House Museum is making all 16 of his Ambassador Series discs available online for the first time. Previously, these recordings were only available to purchase at […]

‘Beautiful’ Tells Stories Of A Simpler Time

Carole King met her co-writer and future husband, Gerry Goffin, when they attended Queens College. The rest, as they say, is history. It’s also “Beautiful!” Starring Jessie Mueller as singer/songwriter Carole King, this wonderful jukebox musical, detailing the early years of King’s career, should have mass appeal for the Baby Boomer generation who grew up […]

Cello Prodigy Returns From Asian Tour

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A seven-year-old music prodigy has returned to Queens after a successful tour of China and South Korea. Justin Yu, a cellist, spent most of December competing and appearing on various programs in the two countries, covering a wide variety of genres in his performance. Using a combination of talent, stage […]

Artists Of Queens: Adrianna Mateo

Artists Of Queens: Adrianna Mateo

Maspeth native Adrianna Mateo is the jack of all trades when it comes to music – she can play the piano, the violin, the flute and she can sing. Mateo said that her fate as a musician was sealed at a very young age. “It’s kind of just a bunch of forces coming together,” she […]