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Episode 48: Dynamic Singer/Songwriter Jennie Laws

With distinctive and dynamic vocal artistry, unique and original songwriting skills and wide range of influences and inspirations, Jennie Laws has emerged as a beautiful and brilliantly talented new arrival on the cutting edge of today’s music. Yet for all her extraordinary gifts, the Toronto-born singer, composer and multi-instrumentalist is perhaps most notable for her…

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Episode 47: Billy Nichols aka Poppadollabill (BT Express, Taj Mahal, Keb’ ‘Mo)

From writing hits for B.T. Express to Millie Jackson to P. Diddy to JZ – his talent as an artist, musician, band director and a hit songwriter is real. He is one of the ones that followed his heart which lead him to a life of music with a long list of successful accomplishments. Taj…

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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 45: Smooth Jazz Singer Sharon Rae North Interview

Sharon Rae North is a talented songstress who sings jazz (straight- ahead, contemporary, smooth, standards). Her latest album, a Smooth Jazz/Adult Contemporary EP titledSincerely Yourswas a first ballot contender in the Best Jazz Vocal Album category for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards in 2017 and has had two songs hit the Billboard Smooth Jazz Chart,”Lonely…

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Episode 44: Guitarist Vernon Neilly Interview

Vernon Neilly award winning guitarist/producer at 19 years old started working at the #1 radio station in South Florida WEDR (99Jamz) as a radio air personality, his radio and music industry experience led him to being the owner and founder of his own internationally distributed record company, Boosweet Records. Boosweet Records, is an award winning…

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Episode 43: Funk Guitarist John Hickey (Bernie Worrell, Bootsy Collins)

John Hickey has played and recorded with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic, Bernie Worrell & Bootsy Collins. Members of the John Hickey Band have played with Sly Stone, Bootsy Collins, Cameo, P-Funk and others. His band and playing is Super Funky. http://www.joekelleyradio.com

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Episode 42: Rock and Roll Hall Of Famer Mavis Staples Interview

Best known as the lead vocalist of the Staple Singers, a family soul-gospel ensemble that flourished from the 1950s through the 1970s and beyond, Mavis Staples has also released a series of albums as a solo artist. Her voice, not a gospel power-house, was instantly compelling with its deep-like-a-river quality of moral conviction. Over her…

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Episode 40: Cheryl Cooley and Danielle Mims of Klymaxx

The R&B all female funk band KLYMAXX is KLYMAXXTIC! Still going strong their music is a staple on the radio and in dance clubs around the world. Belting out hits like, “The Men All Pause” and “Meeting in the Ladies Room” the group’s name is synonymous with classic women’s anthems.T heir beautiful ballad, “I Miss…

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Episode 39: Bay Area Producer/Drummer PC Munoz Interview

PC Muñoz is an American recording artist, drummer, and producer in the contemporary classical, funk, pop, and experimental genres. He is based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has collaborated with Jackson Browne, Ingrid Chavez. Matt “Dr” Fink of Prince and the Revolution, Scott Amendola and others. http://www.pcmunoz.com http://www.joekelleyradio.com

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Episode 38: Jazz Pianist Michael Wolff (Arsenio Hall Show) Interview

Michael Blieden Wolff is an American jazz pianist. He was the bandleader on The Arsenio Hall Show. Wolff was honored as a Steinway Artist and obtained a Broadcast Music, Inc. award. He provided the score for and co-produced The Tic Code. Joe Kelley Radio conducts an in-depth interview with Michael Wolff about his Intoxicate CD…

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