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June 2004 Newsletter

Summer Solstice 2004 A Mostly Monthly E-Newsletter by and about GrooveLily Valerie Vigoda: vocals/violin Brendan Milburn: keys/vocals Gene Lewin: drums/vocals G r o o v e L i l y E – N e w s # 2 8 ******************** Happy Summer, All GrooveLilliputians! This month has been jam-packed. In addition to our “Back Issue […]

Rambles magazine – review

Rambles, a Cultural Arts Magazine CD Review May 8, 2004 Are we there yet? By Jenny Ivor Groovelily features Valerie Vigoda, the founding member, who sings and plays a vivacious electric violin; Brendan Milburn, who sings and plays keyboards; and Gene Lewin on drums. The vocalists’ voices harmonize pleasantly and effectively, and the sound the […]

May 2004 Newsletter

A Mostly Monthly E-Newsletter by and about GrooveLily Newsbrief Valerie Vigoda: vocals/violin Brendan Milburn: keys/vocals Gene Lewin: drums/vocals G r o o v e L i l y E – N e w s # 2 7 ******************** So much to tell – we’ll get right to it! ******************** 1. RIPFest: Wanna Be In Our […]

LowDown CD of the Month

LowDown CD of The Month Club From WDVR FM’s Show “The LowDown” April, 2004 Flower Power: GrooveLily By Victoria Ann Davis What do you get when you cross a classically trained violinist wielding an instrument that looks like a miniaturized Flying V® guitar, a shredding rock pianist in the tradition of Fats Domino and Jerry […]

Mid-March 2004 Newsletter

A Mostly Monthly E-Newsletter by and about GrooveLily Newsbrief Valerie Vigoda: vocals/violin Brendan Milburn: keys/vocals Gene Lewin: drums/vocals G r o o v e L i l y E – N e w s # 2 6 . 5 ******************** Hi there – we’ve been away for a little while…Brendan and Valerie playing a 2-week […]

Boston Herald – preview

Boston Herald March 12, 2004 Fiddler thinks her military stint rocks By Daniel Gewertz The pop-folk-rock trio known as GrooveLily is getting a huge publicity boost from an unlikely source: the U.S. military. Bandleader-violinist Valerie Vigoda, a veteran of the National Guard and Army ROTC, is a star of the current “Today’s Military” ad campaign. […]

SingOut! Magazine – review

Valerie Vigoda, Brendan Milburn and Gene Lewin are GrooveLily. Together they weave their songs of fierce hope in an uncooperative world into moody tapestries. Vigoda’s violins are the primary solo voice, Milburn’s keys the atmosphere and occasional solo, Lewin’s drum the pulse and punctuation. GrooveLily’s music addresses both brain and body with clever lyrics and […]

Soundwaves – review

Soundwaves the newsletter for the Folk Society February, 2004 BRENT’S “DISC” OVERIES By Brent Jeffries GROOVELILY-Are We There Yet? The newest offering from GrooveLily is an outstanding album that will carry the listener along a railroad track of contagious sounds, sharp wit and intelligent original songwriting. From the first notes of “Rewind” you know you […]

February 2004 Newsletter

A Mostly Monthly E-Newsletter by and about GrooveLily Valerie Vigoda: vocals/violin Brendan Milburn: keys/vocals Gene Lewin: drums/vocals G r o o v e L i l y E – N e w s # 2 6 ******************** Driving from New York City to Nebraska, taking Millie Van Lily into her 40,000th mile. Passing ice-covered rivers, […]

JoeGratz.net – top 10 CDs of 2003

www.joegratz.net/archives/2003/12/26/top-ten-of-2003-6/ #6, Top 10 CDs of 2003 December 26, 2003 Are we there yet? By Joe Gratz It is utterly unfathomable that Groovelily remains unsigned. They may owe their independent status to the fact that they’re not readily categorizable; they play smart, funky, friendly pop-rock that owes debts to Steely Dan, the Beatles, and (gasp!) […]