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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 graduated from School Of The Arts, and from Berklee College Of Music. He moved to Los Angeles in 1993 and took every gig he could find.He…

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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 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 46: Drummer David Anania (Blue Man Group, Greazy Meal)

Drumming since the age of 4, David Anania knew by the age of 9 that his future–his life–belonged with music. His drumming has been featured on more than 40 recordings, including major label releases by Blue Man Group (“The Complex” Lava/Atlantic, 2003), Shannon Curfman (“Loud Guitars, Big Suspicions” Arista, 2000) and Tina and the B…

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Episode 23: Journey Drummer Steve Smith

Steve Smith, drummer for the rock band Journey and Vital Information, gives an in-depth interview with Joe Kelley Radio. He is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame with Journey. Whether he plays rock, jazz of funk, Steve Smith is in the top echelon of the drumming world.

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Episode 20: Prince and the NPG drummer Kirk Johnson

Prince and the NPG drummer Kirk Johnson sits down with Joe Kelley Radio for a special interview. Kirk Johnson (Drums) Tours with Prince:Jam of the Year Tour 1997/98 (Drums), Love 4 One Another Charities Tour (1997), Act I (1993), Diamonds & Pearls (1992), Nude Tour (1990) Albums with Prince:Diamonds and Pearls (percussion), The Gold Experience(programming),…

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