Brian Culbertson is at home no matter what style of music he plays - Jazz, R&B, or Funk. His talent transcends all aspects of music production and instrumentation, including keyboards, trombone, drums and bass. Brian's credits include over 28 #1 contemporary jazz and other national charting projects. Multi-award winning Program Director Ray White talked with Brian in November 2015 about the instruments he plays and his involvement in TV and radio commercials. He also provides insights into his Another Long Night Out release and much more! Brian's brand new album, Winter Stories, changes gears with a focus with a traditional jazz vibe. This project was written, arranged and produced by Brian. In our "showcase segment," Lisa Davis features the dynamic jazz fusion and R&B group - Pieces of a Dream. Exciting audiences since 1976, their latest album - On Another Note, hit #1 on Billboard's Top Contemporary Jazz Albums chart. You'll find the top Contemporary Jazz/Soul/R&B/Blues artists, on the Coool CAT!
Music Director West Byrd has been on stage with a "Who's Who" in the Contemporary Jazz and R&B world. Names like Brian Culbertson, Gerald Albright, Shelia E, Rick Braun, Peabo Bryson, Nathan East and dozens more! He recently worked on Kim Scott's Free To Be album and continues to be the "go to" music director for the major artists! Multi-award winning program director Ray White hosts this special edition of the show and talks with West about the life as a music director, producer, composer and keyboardist. A look behind the scenes, on Sittin' In With The Coool CAT! Learn more by visiting http://www.cooolcat.com