Tag: Joe Walsh

Episode 81: Henry Vaccaro

This week Amy & Joe welcome Henry Vaccaro, a fixture here in Asbury Park. We talk to Henry about growing up in and around Asbury Park and the many careers he has had in life, first as a builder, then the unlikely owner of the world-famous Kramer guitar company and then how he became close friends with Bob Wootton and Johnny Cash and restored the Berkeley Carteret Hotel.
A new guitar that Vaccaro just got a patent on. His plan is to restart his guitar company in Asbury Park.

Episode 80: Lauren Albrecht, Chair of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus

This week Amy & Joe, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, mark the closing of LGBTQ history month by welcoming Lauren Albrecht, Chair of the New Jersey Democratic State Committee LGBTQ Caucus and talk politics, candidates and new bills.

Episode 79: Tommy DeSeno

This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, we talk to Tommy Deseno, Asbury Park historian who was born and raised in Asbury Park. We learn that Asbury Park was the training center for World Heavyweight Champions, that there was an Opera House(???), and that Stephen Crane liked to tweak James Bradley’s nose in print. Welcome Tommy!

Episode 78: Michael Trusnovec, co-founder of the Asbury Park Dance Festival

This week, with the help of Ming Chen of A Shared Universe PodcaStudio, we talk to Michael Trusnovec, one of the co-founders of the sold out Asbury Park Dance Festival, which will be celebrating its third successful year on October 1.  We talk to Michael about about his life in dance, and his journey from Long Island to the Paul Taylor Dance Company, with additional stops at the New York City Ballet, the Joyce Theater, the Metropolitan Opera and now Asbury Park. 

Episode 77: Carrie Turner and Jenn Hampton from the Asbury Park Arts Council

This week we welcome Carrie Turner and Jenn Hampton from the Asbury Park Arts Council, to talk about the new mural project that is underway at the historic Asbury Park Sewage Plant, and other projects coming this fall.