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of Tchaikovsky’s material, the tra- ditional “Scarborough Fair” and “Greensleeves.” However, the high point and centerpiece of this album is the massively impressive vocal perfor- mance by How. Not since Sebas- tian Bach of Skid Row has Jersey had such a strong vocalist to call their own. How is worth the price of admission alone to the band’s record release party on June 23 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville. NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 That you’re getting to celebrate a killer record with a killer band to boot means you should be there. I will be. See you then. w Bob Makin is the reporter for tertainment and a former manag- ing editor of and still a contributor to The Aquarian Weekly, which launched this column in 1988. Contact him at makinwaves64@ INDEX 152