People gather around the piano to hear Howard Goldman, who hosts a weekly Lounge Academy in the Hyatt Regency Buffalo. He performs music from the Great American Songbook at the piano that was once used by Jackie Jocko; his notes are still taped to the piano. John Hickey / Buffalo News

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WVOX Alex Leonard
On next Sunday’s Golden Apple Cabaret my guests will be Howard Goldman and Mary Kunz Goldman as we discuss the music, nightlife and culture scene in Buffalo, New York. Mary has worked as an artist, newspaper reporter and music critic with a lifelong history and commitment to sharing stories of the talent and personalities of the second largest city in the state of New York.Howard, an entrepreneur, pianist and vocalist, is creator and host of “LoungeACADEMY”. Informal Monday jam sessions in their home led to the creation of this popular and long running cabaret experience that is currently running and live streamed weekly in the beautiful Buffalo Hyatt Regency Hotel.We will chat and listen to the music of famous musicians out of Buffalo such as Harold Arlen and those who deserve a wider recognition such as talented performers Jackie Jacko and Dodo Greene.Please join us Sunday, April 3rd at 6PM (EST) live-streaming on the internet at or on the radio in New York City on WVOX 1460 AM.