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Episode 74: Minneapolis Vocalist Bruce A. Henry Interview

Bruce A. Henry is a vocalist, historian, storyteller, composer and performer extraordinaire. A baritone, whose three-and-a-half octave range allows him to sing tenor,alto and falsetto, Bruce has a pure voice with a versatility few can match. Bruce’s music has taken him to five continents, and he has recorded for Disney, HBO and numerous national ad…

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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 49: Funk Rocker Morris Mills Interview

Morris Lee Mills (born June 10,Greenville,Texas , United States) is an American,rock andfunk singer-songwriter. For Black musicians “Rock” is a 4 letter word. The music genre of Rock has a handful of engineering craftsmen who have taken ownership in the art from while being members of the African-American culture. To be Black & a Rock…

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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 37: Saxophonist Candy Dulfer (Prince and the NPG, Dave Stewart)

It’s hard to believe that it’s been over 26 years since Candy Dulfer rose to fame with her high-profile collaborations with Dave Stewart (the worldwide number 1 smash “Lily was here”) and of course the legendary Prince, whose tongue-in-cheek recommendation (“When I want sax, I call Candy”) in the “Partyman” video made the world sit…

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Episode 36: Percussionist Estaire Godinez (Prince and the NPG, George Benson)

Estaire Godinez, a world renowned musician and self-described Renaissance Woman, came into Prince’s orbit in the spring of 1999 and stayed till the end of that year.Beginning with a show at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas that Memorial Day, till just before the Rave 2000 show at Paisley Park in December, Estaire spent the…

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Episode 18: Sheila E

Joe Kelley Radio sits down with Sheila E for an in-depth interview. Sheila E is a legendary drummer/percussionist from the Bay Area Escovedo family. She has toured and recorded with Prince, George Duke. Lionel Ritchie, the Ringo Starr All-Stars and many more. She continues to release stellar solo albums and tour with her band. http://www.sheilae.com…

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Episode 17: Jellybean Johnson (Morris Day and The Time)

Minneapolis music legend Jellybean Johnson sat down for an extensive interview with Joe Kelley Radio in 2000. Drummer for Morris Day and The Time and guitarist on his solo music, Jellybean has also produced and wrote songs for Janet Jackson, Mint Condition, Ronnie Baker Brooks and Nona Hendryx. https://www.facebook.com/jelly1668/ http://www.joekelleyradio.com

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