Continuing my conversation with one of the greatest guitar players ever - Frank Marino discusses Stevie Wonder, art and the malaise of the corporate world ...
Frank Marino - one of the last surviving 'guitar Gods' , speaks his mind on many things. Including an upcoming DVD, The Beatles, the Stones and Stevie Wonder ... Frank Marino is refreshingly the same guy he once was. Too bad - the rest of the music business is not ...
Gino Vannelli had a lot of ambition as a young man growing up in Montreal. According to him - you have to have that fire to succeed. "I was filled with fire as a kid. I moved to New York when I was young and signed a record deal by the time I was twenty-one, … Continue reading Gino Vannelli; All Those Nights in Montreal. Part Two
Friday night at Cabaret Mille End - Pat Travers brought his high caliber guitar chops to Montreal. It was the first time in almost twenty years the songwriter of 'Crash and Burn' flicked his pick to a Montreal audience. One can only wonder why it took so long ...? Travers - a transplanted Canadian. An … Continue reading Concert Review; Pat Travers
Toronto - born, Ottawa - raised Pat Travers - considers himself fortunate to grow up in an era which provided so many men for him to idolize. Clapton, Hendrix, Santana, Page - so many rock Gods. So much time to learn. "I was really lucky to get started at a time when guitars ruled the … Continue reading Pat Travers – Boom Boom; On Come the Lights !
Top Ten interviews of 2012 ... 10. Lee Mellor 9.Jason Rockman 8. Susie Arioli 7. Cecile Doo Kingue 6. Roger Walls 5. Randy Bowen 4. Sass Jordan 3 .Frank Marino The last two are from the same group - at different times ... 2. Jerry Mercer Although Jerry's interview(the main one) was not carried out … Continue reading Top Ten Interviews of 2012
Next up on my list - two people who helped enormously in putting Canada on the map musically ... 4. Sass Jordan I spoke with Sass, not once - twice for a couple of hours each time. She is warm, sweet, funny and tough. A trooper who helped pave the wave for Canadian rockers in … Continue reading Top Ten Interviews of 2012