BUGGY JIVE is a soul rock singer-songwriter quietly uploading songs and music videos from a basement studio somewhere in Upstate New York. He was recently honored as a 2023 “Top Shelf” Tiny Desk Contest finalist. His latest release “The Ghost of Alexander” was named Album of the Year at Upstate New York’s 2023 “Eddies” Awards, and he’s won the Eddies’ Best Music Video award three years in a row. A string of high-profile shows this fall included a well-received opening slot for ¬Macy Gray’s “Reset” tour kickoff in Troy, NY.
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The Ghost of Alexander (Eddies 2023 Album of the Year)
“Don’t Quit Your Day Job” (Single – Studio Version)
“Buggy Jive receives well-deserved accolades from NPR and the Eddie Awards.”
Daily Gazette. April 2023.
Tiny Desk Contest “Top Shelf” Features
NPR. April 2023. (Segment begins at 32:50)
“Buggy Jive thrives in opening slot for Macy Gray’s ‘Reset’ tour.”
Nippertown. Sep. 2023.
“Don’t Quit Your Day Job” (2023 Tiny Desk Contest Submission)
Live at Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (Excerpts: Opening set for Macy Gray tour.)
The Buggy Jive House Concert
“Encylopedia Black and the Case of You” (Eddies 2023 Best Music Video)
“Ain’t Going Anywhere” (Eddies 2021 Best Music Video)