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Sittin' In With The Coool CAT

Classic Artists Today's "Sittin' In With The Coool CAT" features interviews with legacy bands and performers from Soul, R&B, Smooth Jazz, and Blues genres. Ray White, multi-award nominated host of Classic Artists Today and producer of Coool CAT, internationally syndicated radio shows, brings you the latest from the musicians from the 60's, 70's, 80's and 90's who have sold hundreds of millions of albums. We'll talk with them about the past...present...and future. Show details at www.cooolcat.com
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Now displaying: September, 2018
Sep 29, 2018

Guitarist/Bassist/Producer Earl Carter, launched his career with nationwide exposure as a member of Experience Unlimited (EU), whose song appeared on Spike Lee's Do The Right Thing soundtrack. He's also played shows with numerous contemporary jazz bands in recent years. Today Earl has released several solo albums that have showcased his excellent ability as a multi-instrumentalist and producer.  In our November of 2017 interview, award-winning program director Ray White catches up with Earl to talk about his supporting roles collaborating with numerous contemporary jazz bands and his upcoming album.  Recently he's teamed up with Michael Lington (who's also featured in our "showcase segment") for some superb recordings and shows.  Michael's last album is Silver Lining.  If you ever get an opportunity to catch Earl live, he's a must see!  Join our "Hostess with the Mostest," Lisa Davis, on this dynamic episode!  For more information on our show visit http://www.cooolcat.com 

Sep 12, 2018

Harpist, singer/songwriter Li'l Ronnie (Owens) has been performing since the 1960's and has been fronting his own band for over 30 years.  Whether leading the Grand Dukes, The Blue Beats or collaborating with other blues artists, his music always makes you move your feet and make you want to get up and boogie!  In our September of 2012 interview, award-winning program director Ray White, catches up with Ronnie backstage at a blues festival and talks with him about his "Gotta Strange Feeling" release with the Grand Dukes.    In our "showcase segment," our Coool CAT hostess - Lisa Davis, features the amazing blues singer and pianist - Marcia Ball,  Since 1970 Marcia has been building a dedicated and ever growing following, releasing nearly 2 dozen albums.  She also has been honored by being inducted into the Austin City Limits Hall of Fame!  Her latest release is "Shine Bright," and highlights her enormous talent!!  For more about our show, visit www.cooolcat.com 

Sep 1, 2018

The Chairmen of the Board launched their career in 1967 when Holland/Dozier/Holland left Motown and formed their own record label, which signed the band.  Led by General Johnson, the Soul/R&B/Beach Music group had several hits in the early 1970's.  Since General's passing in 2010, longtime band member Ken Knox has taken the reins, adding to the bands' legacy.  Award-winning program director Ray White catches up with Ken at his hotel to talk about the new album - Words Left Unsaid and his fond memories of General.  Our shows' host Lisa Davis features the "Queen of Soul," Aretha Franklin, - who passed away on August 16, 2018, in our Showcase Segment.  She highlights the launch of Aretha's popular music career (Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo) and her last recorded work (A Brand New Me). A tribute like no other!  For additional information on our show visit http://www.cooolcat.com 

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