Tower of Power tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo was a guest on the Dec. 2 edition of Java Jazz where he joined host Steve Adler to discuss the storied history and up-coming plans of one of the world’s greatest horn bands.
Average White Band bassist/guitarist Allan Gorrie was a guest on the Nov. 4 edition of Java Jazz where he joined host Steve Adler to discuss the storied history of the legendary funk band which formed in 1972 in Dundee, Scotland.
Austin-based Greyhounds were featured on the Feb. 13 edition of Greasy Tracks, including an interview with the band and a handful of tracks from its soon-to-be-released CD Change of Pace (Ardent Music).
Street poet, dissonant godfather of punk, amphetamine-fueled deviant, humanitarian, ground-breaking musician and a unique and on-going influence to generations of musicians, Lou Reed was all this and more.
The Sept. 5 edition of Greasy Tracks featured the music of Otis Redding and an interview with author Mark Ribowsky who discussed the recently published bio Dreams To Remember: Otis Redding, Stax Records, and The Transformation of Southern Soul (Liveright).