Chuck Mangione, Cab Calloway among inductees to Rochester Music Hall of Fame

rochester-democrat-chronicleDemocrat and Chronicle, February 28th 2012

Chuck Mangione, Cab Calloway among inductees to Rochester Music Hall of Fame

Eight musicians, and one piece of architecture, are the first inductees to the Rochester Music Hall of Fame.

The concept crept another step closer to reality when Karl LaPorta — now president of the idea that he introduced three years ago — opened a press conference Tuesday at Max of Eastman place press posing this question: Buffalo has had a music hall of fame for three decades. Syracuse has an annual music awards. “Why doesn’t Rochester have anything?”

Read the full story here: Chuck Mangione, Cab Calloway among inductees to Rochester Music Hall of Fame


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