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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 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. During that run, the quiet-storm specialists released ten gold albums, and scored No. 1 R&B hits with “Back in Stride,” “Can’t Get Over You,” “Love Is…

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Episode 50: Bassist Rhonda Smith (Prince and the NPG, Jeff Beck)

With an enviable career that has spanned over two decades, it is no surprise that Rhonda hails from musical lineage. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the family moved to the French and Jazz-influenced Montreal while Rhonda was still a child. There, she was surrounded by the sounds of piano riffs, her mother’s instrument of choice,…

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Episode 34: Bassist Boogie Cindy Interview

Boogie Cindy anchors and founded the Montreal band Boogie Wonder Band. She is an innovator in funk bass. Boogie Wonder Band has toured the world sharing the stage with great bands such as EWF, Kool & the Gang, Chic, and more. http://www.boogiewonderband.com http://www.joekelleyradio.com

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