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Jimmy Wormworth 

Wednesday, September 30, 2021, Mt. Airy, Philadelphia: I had the privilege to sit down and chat with drum legend, Mr. Jimmy Wormworth!  Jimmy is best known for playing drums with the groundbreaking vocal jazz ensemble, Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, plus…

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Dame Evelyn Glennie 

Friday, June 18, 2021 My next guest is certified super-star, Dame Evelyn Glennie!  I've been following and admiring her career for 20+ years now.  Through video conferencing technology I was able to chat with Evelyn based in London, from my…

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Julian Bliss 

May 21, 2021  At long last, Julian Bliss, internationally renowned clarinet phenom, and I get to chat!  It's been two years in the making, but through the beauty of video conferencing we were able to conduct the interview.  The interview…

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Sherrie Maricle 

October 3, 2020 I am excited to welcome drummer, composer and band leader Sherrie Maricle to the podcast! I've long been a fan of her drumming, music and music-business acumen.  Today's chat begins with her early years begrudgingly playing a…

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Harold Jones, part ii 

August 8, 2020 (originally released as a video interview on YouTube) This is a follow-up interview with Count Basie's favorite drummer, Harold Jones. 

American pop and jazz drummer Harold Jones is best known for his tours and recordings with…

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Harold Jones, part i 

May 16, 2020 (originally released as a video interview on YouTube) This interview is with Count Basie's favorite drummer, Harold Jones.

American pop and jazz drummer Harold Jones is best known for his tours and recordings with Tony Bennett…

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Gordon Goodwin 

September 6, 2016: If you've ever played in a middle school or high school jazz band or have seen the movies The Majestic, National Treasure, Remember the Titans, Armageddon, Star Trek: Nemesis, The Incredibles, Snakes on a Plane, Race to

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Clayton Cameron (The Brush Master) 

July 20, 2016: I  am happy to welcome a true drumming legend and personal hero of mine, The Brush Master: Clayton Cameron.  In this episode we learn about Big C's (that's what Sammy Davis, Jr. called him) time in the…

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Jerry Vivino 

May 9, 2016 Perhaps best known as Conan O'Brien's saxman for the last 23 years today's guest, Jerry Vivino, shares stories about his foundation on the clarinet and hisparents profound influence on his life and career.  A short lived xylophone…

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Richie Cannata 

April 3, 2016 Sean spends a few minutes talking with famed saxophonist (Billy Joel, The Beach Boys) and producer Richie Cannata about his earliest influences. Topics include Pete Fountain, Mickey Mouse and Liberty DeVitto.