Garagista is Italian slang for someone who makes wine, literally or figuratively, in his (or her) own garage. It’s a labor of love – infused with passion and homemade flavor. Making the wine, though, is only part of being a garagista. The really fun part is sharing the finished product.
The same goes for music. With their proximity to New York City and physical beauty, the lower Hudson Rivertowns have always attracted artistic types. Whether it’s folk, rock, cabaret or jazz, there’s abundant musical talent here. Yet in this age of superstores and mega-corporations, this is some of the best stuff you’d probably never hear