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Drummer/Educator Kenwood Dennard (Maceo Parker, George Clinton)

Kenwood Dennard is a world-class drummer and educator. He has released standout albums and toured the world with some of the finest in the music business. His accomplishments are many: -Extensive performing experience with artists including George Clinton, Chick Corea, Gil Evans, Dizzy Gillespie, Herbie Hancock, Whitney Houston, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, and others Leader…

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Gordon Sterling Delivers The Truth

The Truth, the whole Truth, and nothing but the Truth:Gordon Sterling and the People are here to bring it to you! Freshly assembled in 2020,Sterlinghas brought together a team of incredible musicians to bring forth a fresh and exciting palette of original, dynamic soul/rock tunes:Cliff Blum(guitar),Scott Clement(bass), and David Ray (drums). With a brand new…

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Guitarist Bruno Speight (Maceo Parker/SOS Band) Talks Funk

Amazing guitarist Bruno Speight (Maceo Parker/SOS Band) joined Joe Kelley Radio for a lengthy chat and music special. Originally recorded in 2005. _________________________

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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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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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Jason Peterson DeLaire Backstage CD Release Party Bunkers (Minneapolis)

Jason is a member of the well-known musical “Peterson Family” of Minneapolis, MN. He is an “in demand” Saxophonist and Keyboardist, as well as being a talented singer, songwriter and producer. Jason has toured nationally and internationally with renowned artists such as Donny Osmond, Michael Bolton, Prince, Alexander O’Neal, Richard Marx, Solo, and Oleta Adams….

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Guitarist Kevin “K-Star” Shider (Parliament-Funkadelic) Brings The Funk

Guitarist Kevin “K-Star” Shider is the brother of Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Garry Shider. Kevin has toured and recorded as a member of George Clinton and the P-Funk All-Stars. He has also released solo CDs which have incredible funk and roll on them. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Prince featured the “Upper…

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