The do-good dudes

Two Hudson Valley musicians give back

Author: Jay Blotcher
Posted: Friday, October 23, 2009
There are many ways to give back to the community. Some hold fundraisers. Some write a check. Some do volunteer work. Al Hemberger of Cold Spring does his part, and Howard Garrett of Montgomery do their part, and they do it through the gift of music. For many years they have harnessed the power of music by holding, or performing at, free or benefit concerts that brought joy to heavy hearts and advanced a variety of social causes. These veteran musicians shares how their respective musical projects began, how they continue to thrive and why Hemberger and Garrett pledge to play on.

Click here to read about Howard Garrett.

Click here to read Al Hemberger's story.
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