• Everything w/Kathy B Indie Soul Saturdays Nell Simmons, Teddy Garcia, L. Young

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    Nell Simmons - R&B Artist 2:15pm


    Phenomenal Singer who has been blazing the scene as of late. One of the most powerful voices in the world this woman will blow you away. If you were to ask Nell who she is and what she contributes to the industry Nell says "I am something of the opposite having come to the industry only recently and largely in isolation." My story is about someone who came to make music later in life and had to do so using modern desktop technology and the internet to produce and promote more out of necessity than anything else. I think I can provide some insights for other emerging artists trying to find their way in the modern music industry.


    Teddy Garcia - Singer/Songwriter Blues Jazz Artist 3:15pm


    Teddy Garcia (48) in an emerging singer/songwriter, anchored in the blues tradition but drawing from many different contemporary styles to create his unique sound. Teddy’s musical style is diverse, with elements of jazz, latin, soul, rock and even funk in the songs though generally they all have an origin in the blues. His vocal style is smooth and mellow with melodic, clean guitar solos complimenting the lyrical content. His songs often relate to the classic blues themes of love, fatalism and restlessness. 


    L. Young - R&B Artist 4:15pm


    L. Young has established himself as an artist, writer, and performer. He has been credited for writing, music, and production for several artists, as well as platinum selling soundtracks. “My music is the bridge to all my dreams, and the starting point for my main purpose on this planet. Through music I'm learning who I actually am as a person,”

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    MEL CARTER - EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW - THURS, DEC 18, 2014 - 6:00 PM PST

    in Radio

    MEL CARTER BIO: Carter recorded for Sam Cooke's SAR record label in the early 1960s. He had his first hit in 1962 at the age of nineteen with "When a Boy Falls in Love", which was co-written by Cooke.


    By the time he reached his commercial peak with Imperial Records in the middle of the decade, he was specializing in pop ballads. His biggest success was the Top 10 Billboard Hot 100 hit, "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me," which reached Number 8, in 1965. It sold over one million copies, and was awarded a gold disc. He had a couple of other Top 40 entries over the next year, "Band of Gold" and "All of a Sudden My Heart Sings", as well as a few other easy listening sellers.


    Carter appeared on the DVD of the PBS special, Doo Wop 51, recorded in 2001 performing his hit.


    Carter later acted on television programmes such as Quincy, M.E.,Sanford and Son, Marcus Welby, M.D.and Magnum, P.I..

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    Celebrity Juice Features Torsha Lynn

    in Entertainment

    Torsha Lynn’s life has thrown her a few curve balls, but as they say, the best laid plans of mice and men often go astray. Even through immense heartbreak and incredible joy, one thing has always been clear: she was meant to be a singer. Returning to her life’s passion to release her sophomore album, “Inappropriate,” which has already been hailed by critics for its “flawless vocals, hypnotic melodies and epic anthems,” Torsha’s latest album promises to deliver a unique R&B style sure to draw in listeners with her powerful voice and sound.


    From an early age, Torsha, a Dallas, TX native and resident, filled her home with song: she was singing solos in her church choir at just four years old, competing in statewide competitions by middle school, singing in an all-female musical group throughout high school, joining the choir and band in junior high and high school. By the time she started college, on a full scholarship to Texas Christian University, she began to sing professionally.


    I literally walked off the graduation stage and into a studio to produce my first solo album with Michael Lloyd, former vice president of A&R at MGM Records, and Emmy award winning songwriter Greg O’Connor.”


    Torsha had immediate success, but then life and tragedy got in the way. One of her first songs was selected as the trailer for the movie “Love Hurts,” and while she was marketing her first single, Torsha and her husband got pregnant then lost the baby during the third trimester. The experience was so traumatic that she walked away from everything and opened Snug Pet Resort in San Diego at the age of 25.


    Listen live by calling 646-595-4937.


     

  • 00:59

    In The Country Christmas

    in Music

    Join us for this special Christmas episode of In The Country featuring Country artists Riki Knox, Mike Biggar & RyLee Madison. Each of them has a Christmas song to share.


    A true performer, Riki has been described by her audiences as charismatic and highly entertaining. Whether she’s getting people up on their feet dancing, or engaging them with the strength of her original songs, Riki has a knack for drawing in the crowd and creating an unforgettable musical experience. She’s a girl who values and appreciates the ‘little things in life’. That grounded mindset has seen her go from playing church and charity events, to sharing the big stage with artists like Dallas Smith, Marc Jordan, Carole Pope, Jack DeKeyzer & Justin Hines to name a few.


    Mike is an award-winning Country-Rock artist from Canada’s East Coast.  His infectious melodies are well-spiced with lyrics of life, love, and loss. Powerful, punchy anthems with generous helpings of clever hooks and smart writing sit opposite intimate, tender ballads. Soaring vocals, honest lyrics and keenly focused performance energy concoct a compelling musical potion that makes instant fans of those who listen.


    Born and raised in Halifax, Nova Scotia, RyLee's music may have carried her to Nashville, but her hometown always plays an important role. RyLee says, "Nashville is my second home. I've created family here with my husband and friends but my first home will always be Nova Scotia." RyLee has traveled to Europe, performing at Festival Country Rendez-Vous in France, Whelan's Pub in Dublin, Ireland, Half Moon in Cork, Ireland, and Róisín Dubh Pub in Galway, Ireland and at the famed Bluebird Cafe in Nashville.


     


     

  • 00:30

    Show Talk with Angela Butler

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    Hello everyone!!!! The guest on Show Talk With Angela Butler is The Force MD's. The world famous group is known for there beautiful ballad"Tender Love." Also Here I Go Again, Love Is A House, among other hit ballad songs. President Obama also likes The Force MD's, he admitted to listening to those ballads On "Air Force One." The Force MD's have timeless ballads and songs that are not ballads. So tune into to hear about this groups plans and what they are currently doing. This show is for 11-20-2014 at 7 PM EST and 6 PM CST. The call in number is 1-347-327-9376.

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    THE NDUSTRY WITH AKIA & NICOLE

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    THE NDUSTRY SHOW INTRODUCES TWO-TIME Grammy® Award Nominated, Three RIAA Gold Record Award Holder, NAACP Image Award, and National Endowment For the Arts Fellowship Grant Recipient, Author & Speaker,  KEVIN TONEY!


    A seasoned composer, jazz pianist and recording artist, Kevin Toney started playing the age of 5 in, Detroit, Michigan. His first teacher was his sister Helen. He also plays the cello and alto saxophone. He attended the prestigious Cass Technical High School and Howard University. During his tenure, he became the leader of the The Blackbyrds, the innovative jazz-soul fusion sextet founded by jazz trumpet legend Donald Byrd.  Kevin wrote and co- penned many of the band's most memorable music including the hit “Rock Creek Park”, “All I Ask,” and the  Grammy®-nominated  “Unfinished Business.” After six now-classic `70s Soul albums, the group disbanded and Kevin recorded his first solo LP, Special K in 1982.


    Kevin applied his talent to the literary world and wrote “The Virtuous Man: Breaking The Men’s Code,“ which addresses the misconceptions (“Men's Code”) that men have learned from an early age regarding marriage and family, the baggage that men often bring into their marriages and their struggle in letting go of them. Other published books are The Kevin Toney Collection, Volume I and Heart of Gratitude: Piano Solos.


    Kevin is a mentor for the "Manformation Project," an LA-based program boys of 10-18 years of age into contact with Godly minded men to cultivate positive growth. Kevin and his wife – renowned costuming designer Phyllis Toney – also started The Toney Family Foundation which focuses on arts and music related philanthropy.


    TUNE-IN TO THE LIVE INTERVIEW, SUNDAY@ 7PM EST/4PM PST. LISTEN VIA LAN OR MOBILE AT 718-766-4964 OR ONLINE WWW.WELCOMETOTHENDUSTRY.NET


     

  • 01:43

    Peabo Bryson on Brunch In The Basement With JaVonne

    in Music

    Peabo Bryson is among the world’s most dynamic and gifted vocal talents. Over the course of a career spanning from the mid-`60s but truly igniting in the `70s, the 2x Grammy® winner has amassed a fan base, critical acclaim, gold albums and an avalanche of awards by being one of the truly best friends a good song ever had...many of which he composed himself. From ballads that gracefully continued the legacy of sweet soul music such as “Feel the Fire” and “I’m So Into You” to chart-topping pop hits such as “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again” and “Can You Stop The Rain,” and a plethora of duet collaborations with artists ranging from singers Celine Dion (“Beauty & The Beast”), Regina Belle (“A Whole New World”) both songs of which also won Oscars®; to Melissa Manchester (“Lovers After All”), instrumentalists Kenny G (“By The Time This Night is Over”) and Jim Brickman (“My Heart Belongs To You”), Peabo Bryson has proven himself as the consummate vocal professional. On one of his most recent releases, "Missing You" you can feel the power and passion of a true artist a balladeer and sexy, sexy, sexy. We are so proud and honored to have Mr. Peabo Bryson join us on this segment of Brunch In The Basement With JaVonne


     

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    Interview with R&B Singer Jon Locke Twitter- @jonlocke Instagram- @jonlocke_

    in Music

    “A Culture Is Born” The musical insight of Jon Locke, artist and CEO of Locke Music Group, emerges from lyrical melodies of deep emotions, passion, and desire born in the culture of soul. A culture of soul that Locke, a native of Chicago, says “doesn’t follow today’s trends” but searches to musical portray “who we are and what we do.” By tapping into the lifestyles of culture Locke’s brings a unique creativity of poetic rhythms for listeners’ pleasure and timeless remembrance.
    “ You don’t need to be here, you need to be out there doing it.” – The words of Locke’s college professor are just a motivational driving force but a mission for his music production and new album “First Thoughts.” Trailblazing the summer of 2014 with the albums first release “Can’t Let It Go,” Locke introduces powerfully emotive guitar solos and erotically perceptive words to capture the craving and anticipation for an experience of love.

    For Locke every collaboration and opportunity for production has played a pivotal role in his evolution as an artist and producer which lead him to start his own label in 2014. With the release of “First Thoughts” Locke Music Group is “getting out there and doing it” with meaningful music that will exceed the expectations of fans and new listeners to come.


    Press kit-http://Epresskitz.com/jonlocke430


    Reverb nation- www.reverbnation.com/jonlockemusic


    Twitter-@jonlocke


    Instagram- @jonlocke_


    Website- www.jonlockeonline.com




  • 02:34

    "SOME GOOD CRAIC " - Kathleen Vesey Fee of Celtic Cross

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    wednesday night 10/29/14 at 8 pm est . Some Good Craic welcomes to the show Kathleen Vesey Fee lead singer of Celtic Cross . I'll be chatting with Kathleen about the new CD Saoirse's Heart and playing some tunes from it. 


    Those who have been around Celtic music in the Northeast and in the NYC area are no strangers to this hardworking band that has been on top of the scene and on every stage since the early 90s.Celtic Cross keeps reinventing, updating and polishing one of the best festival, party and concert acts you will find in Celtic music today.


    Kathleen Fee is the band’s lead singer-songwriter, front-woman, and driving force.  An accomplished Irish Traditional singer, Kathleen’s voice ranges from silky ballads to the driving rock and pop dance songs that are the band’s hallmarks. You may even catch her dancing a step or two during a performance, showing of her champion Irish step-dancing. With writing credit for Shores of America, Who I Am, Those Were The Days, Going Home on Shores, Kathleen has established herself as one of New York’s established songwriters.  Kathleen sang a sassy duet “Wedding Reel” with Black 47’s infamous front man Larry Kirwan. 

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    Howard Glazer, Marcia Ball, Dave Specter & COUCH KID NEW MUSIC Kelly Z

    in Music

    Howard Glazer is a masterful guitarist whose deep-voice vocals are expressive and solidly delivered. He draws from a wide musical background to create a powerful blend of serious blues, rock and acoustic compositions, yielding an uncompromising sound. His fifth album, Looking In The Mirror, was released on October 21st, and Howard will join me to discuss his musical journey and the new album.


    Marcia Ball is a word-class keyboard player with an incredible vocal talent and has performed at festivals and clubs around the globe. The singer/pianist has been blending Texas blues, Louisiana swamp ballads and New Orleans second-line rhythms into her distinctive roadhouse roots-rock for 30 years, and now her 13th album, The Tattooed Lady & The Alligator Man has been released and Marcia is creating a stir all over again.  I will sit with Marcia and discuss her long career and the new album and what she has in store for 2015.


    Dave Specter has earned an international reputation as one of the premier talents on the Chicago blues scene and around the globe.  is latest album, Message In Blue was released this past May and has received wonderful reviews across the board.  Dave and I will discuss his career and his love of the Blues while listening to music from his latest release.


    Kelly Zirbes returns with her new album, Don't give My Blues Away for the COUCH KID NEW MUSIC SEGMENT this week and we will find out what this great singer, and interviewer has been up to since she first sat On The Couch back on July 15, 2013, while we listen to cuts from the album.


    "Musicians You Should Know"


     

  • 02:29

    PTRN-Circle Talk & Pagan Music Project

    in Spirituality

    Pagans Tonight Radio Network presents:


    8PM CST - Circle Sanctuary's Circle Talk:  Circle Sanctuary History -  Join us as we celebrate Circle's 40th anniversary in a series of topics focusing on the various activities sponsored by Circle Sanctuary.  Tonight, we will be joined by Rev. Selena Fox and Dennis Carpenter for a discussion about the history of the founding and development of Circle Sanctuary!


    9 PM~Pagan Music Project: Murder Ballads

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