Joe Kelley Radio

Episodes: 4 Columns

Episode 92: NYC Jazz Trio QB3 In-Studio Interview

QB3 is Christopher “Root” Heinz (drums), Fred Gerantab (guitar) and Emek Rave (bass), 3 friends and like minds from Queens, New York. The trio’s collective ability to mix solid...

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Episode 91: Sister Funk Talks About Their “Gossip” CD

Since 1999, Sister Funk, a 5-piece all female band has been performing on national level playing their fresh funky originals and some of the best pop/rock/dance covers of yesterday...

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Episode 90: NYC Singer Marlon Saunders (Stevie Wonder, Bobby McFerrin) Interview

Marlon Saundersis anAmericansinger,songwriterandrecord producer.Marlonteaches at Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music at NYU, The New School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, The Seamless Voice andwas a former professor of...

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Episode 89: Kid Ginseng (DJ from Tom Tom Club) Visits The Studio

Born in the Bahamas, 25% French American citizen has been mixing and scratching since 1997. Known for proper electro, he produces tracks, and runs the critically acclaimed Kraftjerkz label...

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Episode 88: Bassist Stephen Jay (Weird Al Yankovic) Interview

Stephen Jay is a composer, bassist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. His original music is bass-driven, innovative, and exotic, blending world influenced polyrhythmic grooves with elements of Jazz and Rock. His...

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Epiosode 87: Jennifer Yax and Courtney C. Patty East Coast Tour Visit

Courtney C. Patty and Jennifer Yax were on an East Coast tour in 2004 and were kind enough to visit the Joe Kelley Radio studios. Listen as Joe Kelley...

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Episode 86: Jay Double You! Discusses Funk and His Time As Original Band Leader of Parlet

Jay-Double-You!, a.k.a., James Wright, was born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. He worked for several years in recording studios with the likes of producer Don Davis and artists’ Bernie...

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Episode 85: NYC Jazz Guitarist John Richard Talks About Coming Of Age

NYC guitarist John Richard visited Joe Kelley Radio to talk about his CD “Coming Of Age”. He delved heavily into his upbringing of his guitar playing in jazz, funk...

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Episode 84: Zapp Member Bigg Robb Talks About The Real Funk

Zapp band member Bigg Robb stopped by Joe Kelley Radio for an engaging interview. Bigg Robb talked about his solo career, touring as a member of Zapp, the legendary...

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Episode 83: The Red Hour Brooke R. Calder and Jason Hollis

Brooke R. Calder and Jason Hollis of The Red Hour visited the Joe Kelley Radio studios. The Minneapolis femme-forward darkwave duo recently released a seven track maxi-single of “Cracks”....

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Episode 82: French Jazz Pianist Laurent De Wilde

Internationally renowned jazz pianist, Laurent de Wilde has been described as an exciting and passionate musician. Born in the United States in 1960, de Wilde spent his formative years...

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Episode 81: John Falzone and John Rosito Multiple Sclerosis Interview

John Falzone and John Rosito are great friends to Joe Kelley Radio. John Falzone has Multiple Sclerosis and has been a tireless advocate and fundraiser to hlep fighting this...

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Episode 80: Bassist Robin Duhe (Frankie Beverly and Maze) Interview

Bay Area native Robin Duhe laid down the bass line as a key member of the San Francisco soul group Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly for more than thirty years....

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Episode 79: Smooth Jazz Group Airborne Trio Interview

Airborne is a multi-cultural Contemporary Jazz group based from New Haven, CT USA. Formed in the 1980s Airborne celebrates years of recording projects, jazz festivals, jazz concerts, city and...

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Episode 78: Soul Singer Drew (Process and the Doo Rags, Rick James)

Singer-songwriter and producer Drew hails from Buffalo New York and was away from the industry for about 8 years. He got his start in the business as choreographer for...

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Episode 77: Musician and Filmmaker Kenwood Anderson Interview

Kenwood Anderson is a filmmaker, musician,and producer. He grew up in Rochester, NY, surrounded by music and art. “My obsession with music was instant, and permanent,” he says. He...

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Episode 76: Guitarist Jeff Raines of Galactic Brings The Funk

In the early-to-mid-‘90s, guitarist Jeff Raines and bassist Robert Mercurio, childhood friends from outside Washington, DC, were attending different schools in New Orleans and creating what would become one...

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Episode 75: Prince and The Revolution Guitarist Dez Dickerson

Dez Dickerson is a phenomenal guitarist and songwriter. He was an original member of Prince’s band The Revolution and played guitar with Prince from 1979 to 1983. He appeared...

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Episode 74: Minneapolis Vocalist Bruce A. Henry Interview

Bruce A. Henry is a vocalist, historian, storyteller, composer and performer extraordinaire. A baritone, whose three-and-a-half octave range allows him to sing tenor,alto and falsetto, Bruce has a pure...

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Episode 73: Jazz-Funk Fusion Keyboardist Stephen Pfister

Stephen Pfister is an immensely talented artist who has made his home for the last 13 years in the town of Blue Hill, Maine. Doesn’t seem like a likely...

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