Book Review: “Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?” A Memoir By George Clinton With Ben Greenman

By Devon Wendell Finally the official autobiography of funk music’s most innovative architect is here. There have been many books on George Clinton and the P-Funk legacy; many including interview excerpts but this is the first time we get the pure “uncut” details of Dr. Funkenstein’s life. Clinton has teamed up with best-selling Brooklyn fiction… Read More Book Review: “Brothas Be, Yo Like George, Ain’t That Funkin’ Kinda Hard On You?” A Memoir By George Clinton With Ben Greenman

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Profile: Eddie Palmieri

 Eddie’s Space By Devon Wendell Very few people in the history of Latin music and jazz have blended those two genres as successfully as pianist, composer, and band leader Eddie Palmieri has over the past 50 years. The New York born offspring of Puerto Rican parents, Palmieri has fearlessly broken down musical cultural barriers throughout… Read More Profile: Eddie Palmieri

CD Review: West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology

By Devon Wendell Unlike the countless amount of posthumous Hendrix anthologies released over the past several decades, West Coast Seattle Boy traces Hendrix’s career as a session guitarist.  The material reaches from gigs in the early to mid ‘60s — with some of the greatest legends of soul, including The Isley Brothers, Don Covay, Rosa… Read More CD Review: West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology