On this episode, we'll feature the legendary multi-Grammy award winning jazz keyboardist, arranger and record producer - Bob James. In our interview, conducted by Ray White - 2017 Program Director of the Year by New Music Weekly Magazine, Bob touched on his early years with Creed Taylor and how he was discovered by Quincy Jones. In addition Bob, in this May of 2017 interview, shares insights into his, The New Cool album that he recently recorded with fellow Fourplay bandmate, Nathan East. Ranker, in their recent ranking report named Bob James #1 in their "The Best Smooth Jazz Bands/Artists of All Time" poll. This extended interview and feature on Bob, hosted by Lisa Davis, provides great insights into his solo career that you won't want to miss! For additional information on our show visit www.cooolcat.com
Inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame in 2004, The Stylistics had twelve consecutive Rhythm & Blues Top 10 hits during the early 1970's. All were produced by the legendary Philadelphia record producer, Thom Bell. In this July of 2010 interview with co-founder Airrion Love, he looks back to the hit making years of the band and also shares his insights on their latest album, That Same Way. In our "Spotlight" segment, your "Hostess With The Mostest" - Lisa Davis features another band whose roots come from Philly - Pieces of a Dream. Their latest release is titled, Just Funkin' Around. The band is currently celebrating their 40th anniversary. For more information on our show and all the great legacy artists we feature, visit us at www.cooolcat.com and on Facebook too!