Roberta Flack

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

Tales is coming to you with guest artist 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…

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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 and…

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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

Tales is coming to you with guest 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 lot of…

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Tales from the Jazz Side with Buddy Williams episode #15 part 1 & 2

Tales coming to you with guest artist drummer/composer Buddy Williams, will be presented in two parts. Part one above. Part two in post write up. “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….

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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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