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Series: Jazz

NYC Guitarist Stew Cutler “The Blues From Another Angle”

In a career spanning over 4 decades, jazz/blues/gospel guitarist/composer Stew Cutler has established himself as a bandleader, composer, arranger and teacher. With seven record releases to his credit as a bandleader and countless sessions as a sideman, Cutler’s prolific career is a walk-through musical history. HIs latest album is entitled “The Blues From Another Angle”….

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Jazz-Fusion Keyboardist Jim Couchenour

Jazz-Fusion keyboardist Jim Couchenour stopped by Joe Kelley Radio to discuss his solo CD and work with Soundoctrine. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince featured the “Upper Room with Joe Kelley and Gi Dussault” on his official website http://www.npgmusicclub.com. This is the first radio show to have ever received that honor. “Joe Kelley Radio”…

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NYC Jazz Guitarist Chardavoine

Chardavoine : Haitian born but Brooklyn bred this amazing guitarist has covered the gambit of musical styles through the waves of his guitar. He is a great musician, a talented artist and a refined professional. He represents the best of modern music and the future of jazz. Chardavoine is well known around New York for…

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Grammy Nominated Guitar Virtuoso Raul Midon

Singer/songwriter and guitarist Raul Midón is on an undeniable roll. After GRAMMY® Award nominations for his two previous Artistry Music/Mack Avenue Music Group releases – Bad Ass & Blind and If You Really Want, each for Best Jazz Vocal Album – he returns with his 11th studio album and fourth for the label:The Mirror, to…

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Rock and Roll Saxophonist Johnny Ferreira

International touring and recording artistJohnny Ferreiracombines style and boundless energy in his performances throughout Europe, United States, and Canada. His infatuation with the saxophone began late in high school when he was 17. “It was the sound that attracted me,” he recalls. “It’s the instrument that closest resembles the human voice.” By 19, he was…

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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 grooves and melodies with masterful improvisation has gained quite a bit of attention just about everywhere they’ve set foot. Combining groove, funk, jazzy lines and and…

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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 combinations of ethnic and modern instruments and styles result in unique, richly textured musical images. Stephen’s bass recording credits include 4 Grammy winners and many Grammy…

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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 and rock. Recorded in August 2002

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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 (1964 to 1983) in France where he was immersed in French culture, music and literature eventually studying philosophy at the “Ecole Normale Supérieure” in Paris. Returning…

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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 community events, corporate and private functions, educational workshops and residences, and clubs. The members have toured across the World. Airborne has many Award Winning and Chart…

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