Joe Kelley Radio

Series: Rock

Episode 72: Nuevo Flamenco Guitarist Jonathan Fritz

Jonathan Fritz is a Nuevo Flamenco artist from New York City and travels the world playing for a wide range of audiences. As a self taught player, he has mastered many guitar stylings and is a passionate stage performer. He has toured with an eclectic mix of artists, such as Lionel Richie and Richie Havens…

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Episode 70: NYC Guitarist Marcus Machado Interview

Marcus Machado, a former child prodigy playing guitar since the age of 2, was named in 2014 by Rolling Stone as the ”Next Young Gun”. As one of the world’s preeminent guitarist’s on the rise,Marcusplayed alongside Robert Glasper and Lalah Hathaway for the “Mr. Soul” documentary. Machado recently released his debut solo CD “Aquarius Purple”…

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Episode 64: Folk-Rock Singer/Songwriter Patch Cummings aka Sean Kelley Interview

Patch Cummings aka Sean Kelley is an internationally known folk-rock singer/songwriter. He hails from the Nutmeg State but has set up shop over the last three decades as a busker and troubadour in Boston, Los Angeles, Hong Kong and now in Tampa, Florida. You will hear tales of trains, war, heartbreak, love and laughter in…

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Episode 62: Drummer Michael Bland (Soul Asylum, Prince and the New Power Generation) Interview Part Two

Minneapolis drummer Michael Bland is a legend in the music business. Perhaps best known as drummer with Prince and the New Power Generation, he has been a member of Soul Asylum for 17 years. HIs collaborations include Chaka Khan, Maxwell, George Benson, George Benson, Paul Westerberg, Dr. Mambo’s Combo, Jef Lee Johnson, Sons of Almighty…

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Episode 61: Drummer Michael Bland (Soul Asylum, Prince and the New Power Generation) Interview

Minneapolis drummer Michael Bland is a legend in the music business. Perhaps best known as drummer with Prince and the New Power Generation, he has been a member of Soul Asylum for 17 years. HIs collaborarions include Chaka Khan, Maxwell, George Benson, George Benson, Paul Westerberg, Dr. Mambo’s Combo, Jef Lee Johnson, Sons of Almighty…

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Episode 59: Guitarist Scott Sharrard (Little Feat, Gregg Allman Band) Interview

Scott Sharrard is an American musical artist widely known as the lead guitarist and musical director of the Gregg Allman Band. A prolific songwriter and talented singer, he has also released several soul-influenced albums of his own including three with his first band, The Chesterfields, followed by three solo albums and, most recently, the eponymous…

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Episode 57: Keyboardist Mike Garson (David Bowie, Nine Inch Nails) Interview

Mike Garson is a legendary pianist and keyboardist who was a member of David Bowie’s band for many years. Besides his solo work, he also collaborated with Nine Inch Nails and Smashing Pumpkins. MIKE’S SOLID REPUTATION FOR CREATIVITY AND QUALITY HAS MOTIVATED MANY WELL-KNOWN ARTISTS TO COLLABORATE WITH THEM ON VARIOUS PROJECTS. Recently, Mike has…

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Episode 56: Larry Kirwan (Black 47, Celtic Crush) Interview

Larry Kirwan (born 1948 in Wexford, Ireland) is an expatriate Irish writer and musician, most noted as the lead singer for the New York based Irish rock band, Black 47. Prior to Black 47, Kirwan and fellow Wexfordian Pierce Turner led the new wave band Major Thinkers, based in New York City. Kirwan has also…

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Episode 54: Chris Frantz (Talking Heads, Tom Tom Club) Interview

Chris Frantz came to the forefront of rock as a drummer, songwriter, band leader, recording artist and record producer.He was the drummer and founding member of the Talking Heads and is the drummer with the band he and he and his wife bassist Tina Weymouth founded: The Tom Tom Club.As a member of the Talking…

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Episode 51: NYC Singer/Songwriter Jann Klose Interview

JANN KLOSE is an award-winning* pop singer-songwriter, who has released six albums and two EPs. Klose was raised in Kenya, South Africa, Germany and the United States. His single “Love You the Most” is part of the soundtrack for the movie “Married Young” (Amazon) and has been streamed over 2.5 million times. His newest single…

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