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…

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…

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

Kelle Rhoads

My interview with Kelle Rhoads was very interesting as well as enjoyable. If the name sounds familiar, Kelle is the brother to the late guitarist, Randy Rhoads who played in Quiet Riot and later with Ozzy Osbourne. Kelle is a very accomplished classical pianist. He has several CDs released with another one due for release…

Maestro Topilow (Carl Topilow)

Maestro Topilow (Carl Topilow) is the conductor for the Cleveland Pops Orchestra. I had the pleasure of interviewing Maestro this afternoon. We discussed upcoming shows, his signature red clarinet and why he loves conducting! The Cleveland Pops Orchestra will be performing a tribute to the wonderful work of the late Marvin Hamlisch on Friday, February…

Julian Lennon

I interviewed Julian Lennon today via telephone. He is currently in France working on a photography project. His new album, “Everything Changes” has recently been released and is available on Amazon and iTunes. There are many beautiful songs that speak from the heart that all of us can relate to in one way or another. www.julianlennon.com…

Robbie Dupree

“Arc of a Romance” is Robbie Dupree’s new 4-track EP (Spectra Records). Robbie is known for his hits on the charts during the 80s such as “Steal Away”, “Hot Rod Hearts” and “Brooklyn Girls”. Robbie still tours and has devoted fans for more than thirty years! Interviewing Robbie was insightful as he discussed why he always…

Pauline Butcher

I enjoyed reading “Freak Out! My Life With Frank Zappa” by Pauline Butcher. Pauline worked for and lived with Frank Zappa and his family for three years during the late 60s. It was a life that was filled with rock and roll fun, challenges, emotional trials and experiences to last a life time. I recommend Pauline’s book…

Roxanne Fontana

“American Girl” is an autobiography written by Roxanne Fontana. Hailing from Brooklyn, New York, Roxanne found herself following her dreams of being a songwriter and recording artist. The journey was filled with many twists and turns, leaving their musical scars but Roxanne has emerged stronger than ever. My interview with her was intense, insightful and from…