All articles by Russ Tarby

What Makes Sammy Run?

The history of the Syracuse Area Music Awards

Music writer Russ Tarby on the history of the Syracuse Area Music Awards, which keep on truckin’ after 17 shows over 22 years



Syracuse Singers Soar on New CDs

A number of Syracuse musicians release new music in time for the holidays.

Four fine vocalists wax eloquent on material ranging from Cole Porter and Ruth Etting to Paul Simon and Joni Mitchell.



JFK in Dallas: The Syracuse Connections

Upstate New Yorkers lingered on the periphery of Kennedy’s assasination

Editor’s note: Friday, Nov. 22, is the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.