Founding member and drummer, Anthony L. Polizzi, started NY COUNTRY in 2006. “The Woodshop Sessions” are 12 original songs centered around life and love in the Catskill Mountains of Upstate New York.
“The Woodshop Sessions” is Anthony’s first independent project as a singer/songwriter. NY COUNTRY’s live performances are centered around Anthony’s energetic drumming skills while in full command of his distinct vocals. The color of his voice washes from breathy to gritty. The music is tight and the lyrics are honest. The harmonies between Anthony and backup vocalist, Tara Becker, are comfortable.
Founding member, Barry Craft’s, mesmerizing solos demonstrate his guitar mastery. Barry is a musician’s musician jumping effortlessly from guitar to keyboards and back to bass, without missing a beat.
Both, Anthony and Barry, are natives of Saugerties, NY – which was voted one of the “Top Ten Coolest Towns in the US”.
Bassist Mike Colletti, lends his upright bass to “Sheriff’s ‘Shine” giving it just the right amount of mountain sound, while Rick Surrano provides melodic harmonica throughout the songs.
Come take a ride with NY COUNTRY, and experience Southern Rock – Upstate New York Style.