Howard Jones

Howard Jones was an artist well known during the 80s with his hits, “No One Is To Blame”, “Things Can Only Get Better”, “What Is Love”, “New Song” and more! I recently interviewed Howard about his latest album, Transform. We reminisced about the 80s and discussed his current projects. He will be at the Kent…

Peter Noone/Felix Cavaliere

Yesterday afternoon I had the pleasure of interviewing PETER NOONE (HERMAN’S HERMITS). Peter and his band will be at Hoover Auditorium in Lakeside on Saturday, August 18. This evening I interviewed FELIX CAVALIERE (THE RASCALS). He and fellow original member, Gene Cornish will be at The Hard Rock Rocksino on Sunday, September 9. I enjoyed…

Marion Ross

When I was in elementary school I remember watching Happy Days every week. I could never imagine that many years later I would interview Marion Ross who was better known as “Mrs. C”. This evening we had a warm and friendly chat about her recent autobiography. It is a candid and honest account of her…

Erin Dickins

Do you remember the fun song, “The Boy From New York City,” by The Manhattan Transfer? I had the pleasure of interviewing original and co-founding member, Erin Dickins this afternoon. She has a new album titled,”Vignettes” due for release on October 20th. It consists of 10 beautiful jazz tracks.

Harvey Kubernik

I met author, Harvey Kubernik earlier this week at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Archives Building. He gave a presentation about his recent book, “1967, A Complete Rock Music History Of The Summer Of Love”. There was time for Q and A with a book signing at the close of the evening.…

Toni Tennille

I just finished my interview with Toni Tennille! She was calling from her home in Florida. We discussed her recent book, “Toni Tennille, A Memoir”. She and her former husband, Daryl Dragon, better known as the Captain & Tennille had many hit songs and millions of fans. Once the stage lights went dark and the…

Ron Dante

I enjoyed my conversation/interview this evening with Ron Dante! He is the voice of “Sugar, Sugar” (1969) for the ficticious cartoon, The Archies. He was also the singer for the hit, “Tracy” (1969) with the band, The Cuff Links. Ron has produced 9 of Barry Manilow’s albums, still tours and is currently working with new…

Henry Diltz

I had another informative and fun interview this afternoon with music photographer, Henry Diltz. Henry’s work has spanned nearly 50 years with emphasis on the days of the famous rock neighborhood, Laurel Canyon in LA during the mid/late 60s. He has an upcoming project called “Behind the Lens” in which he will be co-presenting with…

Bruce Kulick

My interview with Bruce Kulick this afternoon was rockin’! He has a new album and single “Got To Get Back” which also has 6 other tracks which were originally recorded in 1974! Bruce was the lead guitarist for KISS from 1984 – 1996. He also played guitar with Michael Bolton, Meatloaf and most recently Grand…

Denny Laine

I just finished my interview with Denny Laine (Moody Blues, Wings). We discussed the current “British Invasion Tour” which will be coming to The Kent Stage on March 4th. It’s a rockin’ line up with Peter Asher, Billy J. Kramer, Chad & Jeremy, Mike Pender (The Searchers) and Terry Sylvester (The Hollies). Denny and I…

Jorma Kaukonen

My interview this evening with Jorma Kaukonen was a blend of reflection and inspiration. His new album, “Ain’t In No Hurry” (Red House Records) is due for release on February 17. We discussed the current tour, projects and classes taking place at Fur Peace Ranch, longevity of career with Jefferson Airplane, Hot Tuna and his…

Kofi Baker

I had a very cool interview with Kofi Baker. We talked about many different subjects ranging from his childhood, learning to play the drums, inspiration for music, working with students at his drum clinic, touring with the “Cream Experience” and building a relationship with his father, Ginger Baker. www.kofibaker.com