More incredible L.A. studio roundtable to hear...lots of good producer stories, the great insane Bee Gees story that Jeff tells and the very funny story of Jeff and Mike's art on their heads.
For those who don't recall, it was Jeff Porcaro, whose contagious laugh will get you laughing, Vinnie Colaiuta, who has another great laugh to be sure, Jim Keltner, Harvey Mason, Mike Baird, Denny Fongheiser and Steve Schaeffer who arrived a little late to my home in Reseda, CA in 1990. Wait 'til you actually hear this...all the laughter and carrying on. I almost feel guilty that I got to be there. I am so happy to share this with you.
We thought in celebration of how the Beatles changed our lives 50 Years ago, we'd release another piece of my first Ringo Starr interview. If you haven't downloaded part one, you should. During Ringo's interview with Max Weinberg for his book The Big Beat, Ringo told him the interview he had done with me was the best interview he had ever done. I was very grateful that Max called me to share that with me and while Ringo may not remember that today, I will never forget that! This was done poolside at his Beverly Hills home with Barbara's kids playing in the pool. He talked about life before and after Beatles in a serious kind of interview that he no longer does!
Robyn talks to Dr.Steve Gadd about his current project Gaddittudes and how things have changed in the business of music. Steve talks about his musical education and his current touring schedule. Lots of great stuff here...pardon the pun. Isn't it time to see the Doctor?
This is NOT your typical drummer interview. As a matter of fact, Billy Cobham is talking about being a leader, booking tours for the band, cost of touring, booking agents, and how to make money in the Business of music. The bell has rung and class is about to begin...get to your seat!
He's back! Yes,Rick Marotta pt 2 is a must listen. Some of the highlights: The Yoko Ono tour, Double drumming with his longtime friend Steve Gadd..Rick also has an interesting story about the infamous Gadd Lick! You must get this interview
This is part 2 from the 1983 interview where Jeff talks about the making of Toto IV
This is just part one of a great first interview I did with Louie Bellson that was the beginning of a great 30 year friendship with this generous, kind, amazing man who was an innovator, educator and entertainer. Done at his house in Northridge as I recall in 1985. You'll hear the story about the unknown kid he brought up at one of his clinics who turned out to be one of the biggest drummers of all time!
Hello Vinnie fans, here is pt 3 of the VC interview. It's a continuation of the 1982 interview where he was pretty much just breaking into the session scene and talks about discovering electronics, the bass players he was working with and what makes a positive session
What do Steely Dan, the Jacksons, Barry White, Tori Amos, Clint Black, Donna Summer, England Dan and John Ford Coley, Percy Sledge, Captain and Tennille, Glen Campbell and Smokey Robinson have in common? ED GREENE!
Hi everyone. Here is the first 45 minutes of my first 1982 Vinnie Colaiuta interview. I think you will be very happy as our conversation was so long that I'm pretty sure it was heavily edited in the print version. adult language content!
The long awaited part two of the sound stage interview where Jeff breaks down some of his most notable tracks, song structure and influences and so much more...
June of 1981 was the first time I sat down with Ringo Starr in what I believe was a Beverly Hills rental. We did the interview poolside and you'll hear lovely Barbara Bach who was watching her kids jumping in the pool and a little interchange between them
LARRIE LONDIN pt 1 This is back in 1985 so there were things like Simmons drums on a Merle Haggard track
The one and only JEFF PORCARO! This is from 1983 around the time of ToTo IV. As a matter of fact after interview Jeff was going to the studio to put percussion on the MEGA hit AFRICA.
This interview with Levon Helm is a must have for musicians and music lovers alike. This interview was done in Levon's kitchen at his Woodstock home in NY
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