Everette Harp got a boost early in his career when he toured with Teena Marie, in 1988. He released his first solo album between tours with George Duke and Marcus Miller in 1992. This Grammy nominated saxman has released 9 solo albums with his latest titled First Love. In 2014 he helped to launch the super group Jazz Funk Soul, who has since released 3 albums - the latest named Life and Times. Multi-award winning program director Ray White hooked up with Everette in October of 2014, to talk about the influence of George Duke on his career, and hooking up with Jeff Lorber and Chuck Loeb to form his latest venture. As we close out 2020, Lisa Davis fills you in on the latest from Jonathan Butler and Gerald Albright who just released his G-Stream EP. Turning the page on a challenging year, we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year. More super shows coming your way from the Coool CAT!
Melissa Manchester, Singer/Songwriter/Actress, has won a Grammy and was nominated for two Academy Awards during her career. 24 of her singles have landed on various music charts. In this special 2020 holiday show, Melissa talks about her recent Christmas songs, duet with the legendary Al Jarreau, and provides other insights into her stellar career. Multi-award winning program director Ray White sat down with Melissa at a December of 2019 Dave Koz Christmas Tour show. In our showcase segment, we feature Jazz In Pink and Roomful of Blues, who share their holiday cheer. Sit back and relax during this heartfelt show with your "Hostess With The Mostess," Lisa Davis. Happy Holidays from your friends at the Coool CAT!