Musicians Reveal with Joe Kelley

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Funk Musician Tedi “Son Of Pearl” Robinson

Joe Kelley Radio sits down with funk and roll artist Tedi “Son Of Pearl” Robinson. “Son Of Pearl” Neo Soul Songwriter Bassist, Poet. From his new release Eclecticism to his first release on CapSun Records based in Miami this Florida native represents his own brand of Mellowfunkism. Produced by D.Trent Kelly and Flight Boy Music…

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Legendary Bassist BrownMark (Prince and The Revolution)

Legendary bassist BrownMark (Prince and The Revolution) stopped by Joe Kelley Radio for an in-depth interview and music special. He discussed his musical upbringing in Minneapolis, touring and recording with Prince, and working as a solo artist and producer. Originally aired August 2002

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Funk Bassist Donna McPherson (Bernie Worrell and The WOO Warriors)

When Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bernie Worrell summons you to be the bassist in his band the WOO Warriors, you know we are talking about a serious musician. New Jersey’s Donna McPherson is one of the most respected musicians in the business. Listen in as she visits Joe Kelley Radio for an in-depth…

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Bassist Dodge From Funk Band Seven Eleven

Bassist extraordinaire Dodge from the Amsterdam funk band Seven Eleven joined Joe Kelley Radio for an in-depth interview. Dodge has also released stellar solo records. Seven Eleven has been together for 35 years. They have played and recorded with funk-related artists such as Fred Wesley (James Brown, Parliament), Mudbone Cooper (Parliament, Bootsy’s Rubber Band), Dawn…

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Episode 88: Bassist Stephen Jay (Weird Al Yankovic) Interview

Stephen Jay is a composer, bassist, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist. His original music is bass-driven, innovative, and exotic, blending world influenced polyrhythmic grooves with elements of Jazz and Rock. His combinations of ethnic and modern instruments and styles result in unique, richly textured musical images. Stephen’s bass recording credits include 4 Grammy winners and many Grammy…

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Episode 80: Bassist Robin Duhe (Frankie Beverly and Maze) Interview

Bay Area native Robin Duhe laid down the bass line as a key member of the San Francisco soul group Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly for more than thirty years. During that run, the quiet-storm specialists released ten gold albums, and scored No. 1 R&B hits with “Back in Stride,” “Can’t Get Over You,” “Love Is…

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Episode 50: Bassist Rhonda Smith (Prince and the NPG, Jeff Beck)

With an enviable career that has spanned over two decades, it is no surprise that Rhonda hails from musical lineage. Born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the family moved to the French and Jazz-influenced Montreal while Rhonda was still a child. There, she was surrounded by the sounds of piano riffs, her mother’s instrument of choice,…

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Episode 34: Bassist Boogie Cindy Interview

Boogie Cindy anchors and founded the Montreal band Boogie Wonder Band. She is an innovator in funk bass. Boogie Wonder Band has toured the world sharing the stage with great bands such as EWF, Kool & the Gang, Chic, and more.

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