Roberta Flack

Tales from the Jazz Side with Lionel Cordew, episode #20

This month’s Tales will be coming from drummer, bassist, guitarist, composer  Lionel Cordew.   My guest this month is another accomplished player that I have had the honor to work with while out on the Michael Franks tour. One of the first impressions you may get when first meeting Lionel Cordew is his open and easy…

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Episode 20: Lionel Cordew

Tales with drummer, bassist, guitarist, composer  Lionel Cordew My guest this month is another accomplished player that I have had the honor to work with while out on the Michael Franks tour.One of the first impressions you may get when first meeting Lionel Cordew is his open and easy going manner, his willingness to cooperate…

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Episode 17: Les McCann

Les McCann, legendary musician, artist-renaissance man. He is most known for being a pianists, vocalist and composer, but not a lot of people know that he is also a painter and a published photographer. There is a LOT of information out there about this innovator and pioneer of music evolution. And if you are one…

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Tales from the Jazz Side with Les McCann episode #17

This month’s Tales will be coming from renaissance artist, Mr. Les McCann.         “Without tradition, art is a flock of sheep without a shepherd. Without innovation, it is a corpse.”       Winston Churchill Les McCann, legendary musician, artist-renaissance man. He is most known for being a pianists, vocalist and composer, but not a…

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Tales from the Jazz Side with Buddy Williams episode #15

This month’s Tales will be coming from drummer, composer Buddy Williams, will be presented in two parts. Part one above.  “Buddy Williams has got to be one of the most 10 recorded drummers of all time. Period. The resume is just ridiculous. You have to just see it to believe. The page is evolving, but…

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Episode 15: Buddy Williams, pt 1 & 2

Buddy Williams interview is presented in two parts. Enjoy! When I thought about how to begin this post, the first thing that came to mind was Bob Baldwin’s quote taken from Buddy Williams website. Mr.Baldwin’s statement was the most definitive and perfect in-a-nutshell quote about Buddy William’s career and artistry. “Buddy Williams has got to be one of the…

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