Joe Kelley Radio

Series: Funk and R&B

Zany Fat City Express “You Are Here”

Zany Fat City Express stopped by Joe Kelley Radio for an in-house concert and interview. They were promoting their CD “You Are Here”.  

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Soulful Dante Pope Drops “All A Game”

Dante Pope uses his roots based in the church to uplift and continue the legacy of Black American Music. His debut EP, ‘After Five Music,’ is a nod to his roots from Chicago based in blues, gospel, jazz and soul music. Since it’s release Dante’ was selected as the Strathmore Artist in Residence Program, performed…

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NYC Drummer Garry “Gman” Sullivan (Cro-Mags, Bernie Worrell & the WOO Warriors)

New York City drummer Garry “Gman” Sullivan is at the top echelon of his craft. Sullivan is the longtime drummer for hardcore band The Cro-Mags. He has also toured and recorded with Bernie Worrell and the WOO Warriors, Cyndi Lauper, Jen Durkin, Harold “Fro” Davis and many more talented artists. Interview originally recorded April 19th…

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RioSoul Bring Their Funk and Roll On Tour

I have great memories of the summer of 2004. Los Angeles funk and roll band RioSoul was on an extensive east coast tour. They were nice enough on their off day to perform live on my TV show and then the following morning, RioSoul stopped by Joe Kelley Radio for an extensive interview which you…

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Drummer John Blackwell (Prince and the NPG, Cameo, Patti Labelle)

Phenomenal drummer John Blackwell was a member of Prince and the NPG, Cameo and Patti Labelle. The Berklee College of Music grad also had stellar solo records. I miss my friend John Blackwell and was honored when he called me one night and asked me if I wanted to hear some of his upcoming record…

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St. Paul Peterson Minneapolis Music All-Star

Prince discovered Paul Peterson, aka “St Paul,” at the age of 17. He enlisted him as a keyboard player in “The Time” for the movie “Purple Rain.” Paul took the lead vocalist spot in the Prince produced group “The Family” before becoming a solo artist and scoring hits for MCA and Atlantic Records. St. Paul…

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Keyboardist Tommy Barbarella (Prince and the NPG , Greazy Meal)

Minneapolis keyboardist/producer Tommy Barbarella in the house. Tommy Barbarella toured and recorded with Prince and the New Power Generation. He is also a founding member of the funk and soul band Greazy Meal. Besides his stellar solo productions, Barbarella has recorded and performed with Miley Cyrus, Nick Jonas and the Administration, and New Power Generation…

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Chris Frantz and Kid Frantz (Tom Tom Club, Talking Heads) Talk “Downtown Rockers”

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Chris Frantz and Kid Ginseng stop by Joe Kelley Radio to discuss the Tom Tom Club’s album “Downtown Rockers”. Chris Frantz was also original member and drummer in Talking Heads. Kid Ginseng is an amazing deejay for Tom Tom Club and also producer and owner of his record label…

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Tracey Whitney Is Singing Songs She Loves

A former “Raelette” with the legendary Ray Charles, Tracey Whitney began performing with The Whitney Family at age 11. After touring with Ray, she spent 5 years singing solo in Japan. Since relocating to Albuquerque in 2012, she’s been thrilling audiences throughout the city with her unique brand of classic jazz and sophisticated soul. http://www.babydollentertainment.com…

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Guitarist Fuzz of Caravan Of Thieves Phones In From The Road

Connecticut’s Fuzz is of the most-well known guitarists in the area. He is a founder along with Carrie Ernst of Caravan of Thieves. Fuzz is also the longtime guitarist with Deep Banana Blackout and Tom Tom Club. Fuzz phones in from the road to Joe Kelley Radio. http://www.caravanofthieves.com http://www.joekelleyradio.com  

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