Stanley Clarke, the legendary bass player and songwriter is "Sittin' In" with two-time New Music Weekly magazine's Program Director of the Year - Ray White, on this dynamic episode! Stanley is a founding member of Return To Forever who recorded his first solo album in 1973. He's been tapped for several Grammy awards and garnered several lifetime achievement awards. On this episode we talk about highlights from his illustrious career, his latest album and new band. Super grooves from Stanley, too!! During our showcase segment, Lisa Davis, features Nick Colionne whose latest album is The Journey. Najee and 2-time Grammy nominated producer Chris "Big Dog" Davis join Nick. We always have the best musicians on the planet joining us right here on Sittin' In With The Coool CAT!!! Info at http://www.cooolcat.com
Since his major label debut 30 years ago, Southern blues guitar wizard, vocalist and songwriter Tinsley Ellis has become a worldwide guitar hero. Armed with signature molten licks, melodic riffs and rousing solos, his legions of fans spread globally. In this episode, award-winning program director, Ray White, hangs with Tinsley at Waves of Sound studio in Virginia Beach, VA in March of 2015, for an exclusive recording session and interview. He shares with us insights on his Tough Love project and much more! Tinsley's latest CD is titled, Winning Hand. The great bandleader, saxman and singer Eddie Shaw, is featured in our spotlight segment by our "Hostess with the Mostest," Lisa Davis, as we honor his storied career - which included bandleader for the legendary Howlin' Wolf. Eddie passed away on January 29, 2018. His last studio album was with his good friends in the Hampton Roads, VA region, Eddie Shaw and the 757 All Stars - Still Riding High.