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Authors: Annabel Short
Date: December 4 2010
Type: Digital Image
Identifier: aql:18703
Description: Jeanne Boes is an aspiring singer-songwriter who grew up in Astoria and attended the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts.
Date: July 2016
Subject: Music | Block parties | Dance
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19899
Description: People dancing and enjoying themselves during an outdoor event hosted by Immigrant Movement International. Located on 59th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.
Authors: Ralph McDaniels
Date: August 2016
Type: Digital image
Identifier: aql:19873
Description: Ralph McDaniels around the time of his interview. Ralph was born in Brooklyn hospital but raised in Queens Village from child to adult hood. He is also A DJ, a video producer, and is best know as the ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011; 1922
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18733
Description: George Phillips is Greek American. He worked as a research scientist for NASA for eight years before taking over Astoria Music on 30th Avenue and is also a professional bouzouki player. The store, whi ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18781
Description: George Phillips has been working in Astoria Music since 1982. He mentions that he services many different musicians such as violin players and guitar players. He also mentions that in general, the mus ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18668
Description: Jeanne Bowes went to Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and graduated in 2006. Since then, she has been trying to make it in the music world. She mentions that the hardest thing is getting her music exp ... More
Date: Time Period: 2011.0
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18712
Description: Jeanne Marie Boes, 23, is a singer-songwriter who was born and brought up in Astoria. She attended Frank Sinatra School of the Arts and says she would go back to that time if she could. She says that ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18345
Description: Cosmos talks about a time when he started playing music to the rhythm of a pedestrian's walking stride. He then gives his interviewer Sabine a demonstration of how he does it. This clip was originally ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Sufism | Music | Technology
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18238
Description: A musician and Sunnyside resident for 25 years, Cosmos considers Sunnyside a "little oasis in the middle of New York." He discusses his music, technology, Sufism, and the comforts of home.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18207
Description: On a recent Friday at noon Cosmos sat on a milk crate in front of Red Wing Shoes on Queens Boulevard. Dressed in colorful African garments, he alternated between playing drums, maracas, the flute and ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Music | Inspiration
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18105
Description: Michele Riganese's music is inspired by current events, her own relationships and those of others. A performer since she was seven, she likes to create heartfelt, melancholy songs infused with hope. T ... More
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Music | Inspiration
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18249
Description: Michele Riganese's music is inspired by current events, her own relationships and those of others. A performer since she was seven, she likes to create heartfelt, melancholy songs infused with hope.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Subject: Music | Musicians
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18097
Description: Michele Riganese's career as a child actress took her to Broadway and Off-Broadway shows. It wasn't until college that she found her real passion and decided to dedicate herself exclusively to music.
Date: Time Period: 2009
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:18285
Description: To Michele Riganese, making money is secondary. She volunteers with Musicians on Call, a nonprofit organization that sends musicians to care facilities, and she intends to donate half of the money she ... More
Date: Time Period: 2000
Subject: Music | Hip-hop
Type: Oral history
Identifier: aql:22153
Description: Cynthia talks about how record companies wanted to spread positive music to different communities, and the influence it brought to young people lives.