EP - 139 The Otis Redding Foundation
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
6d ago
This episode of The Music History Project highlights the important philanthropic work of the Otis Redding Foundation — launched in 2007 by Otis’ wife, Zelma, to honor his memory. Otis’ grandson Justin Andrews, director of special projects and outreach, and his daughter Karla Redding-Andrews, vice president and executive director, describe the foundation’s music and arts education programs, which are designed to empower, enrich and motivate young people through music, writing and instrumentation. As a special treat for all Otis Redding fans, Justin and Karla gracefully share their insights abou ..read more
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Ep - 138 Yes
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
1M ago
Joining the Music History Project podcast team for a special episode dedicated to the band Yes with our guest longtime musician, arranger and our friend Mr. Bill Kilpatrick! Together we will explore the incredible talents of those in the band we have interviewed over the years including Jon Anderson, Bill Bruford, Rick Wakeman and Trevor Rabin ..read more
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EP - 137 Sylvia Massy
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
4M ago
Back by popular demand! While listening to our favorite music, we often overlook the unseen force, creativity and vast knowledge of the recording engineer. We repost this exciting episode of the Music History Project (with a special guest) as we discover the background and techniques of a true pioneer, Sylvia Massy ..read more
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EP - 136 Hip-Hop @ 50 Part 4
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
5M ago
The final podcast in our series dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Hip Hop provides the views of leading DJs and how equipment advanced as well as the growth of the mobile DJ and DJ battling. Check out this episode with DJ Qbert, Dave Lopez, DJ Imperial JayCee (may he rest in peace), DJ Aladdin and DJ Sir Jinx. Join us and our very special guest musician, curator of culture, and frontman of the Lyrical Groove, Kendrick Dial ..read more
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EP - 135 Hip-Hop @ 50 Part 3
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
6M ago
For this third episode of the hip-hop series, the focus shifts to the West Coast with interview segments from Chris The Glove, DJ Tony G, Chopmaster J and Arabian Prince. Join us and our very special guest musician, curator of culture, and frontman of the Lyrical Groove, Kendrick Dial ..read more
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EP - 134 Hip-Hop @ 50 Part 2
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
7M ago
The second installment of the hip-hop series focuses on several more East Coast DJs from the early days of hip-hop. This program includes segments from our interviews with DJ Jazzy Joyce, Johnny Juice, DJ Cash Money and hip-hop advocate and historian Christie Z. Join us and our very special guest musician, curator of culture, and frontman of the Lyrical Groove, Kendrick Dial ..read more
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EP - 133 Hip Hop @ 50 Part 1
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
8M ago
This podcast begins with an introduction to Hip Hop by the one and only DJ Grand Master Caz, followed by three interviewees speaking about the founder of Hip Hop, DJ Kool Herc! These remarks are provided by Caz, Christie Z, and Kool DJ Red Alert. You will also hear from other pioneering DJs from New York including GrandMaster Flash and GrandWizzard Theodore. Join us and our very special guest musician, curator of culture, and frontman of the Lyrical Groove, Kendrick Dial ..read more
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EP. 132 - AES 75th with Frank Wells
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
9M ago
The Audio Engineering Society (AES) was formed in New York in 1948 and is celebrating its 75th anniversary! Join us as we learn about this important organization through the words of Past President Frank Wells. Frank served as a radio and audio technician during his long career and became a Life Fellow of the society, an honor given for his decades of service to the audio community ..read more
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EP. 131 - Bob Dylan
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
10M ago
To celebrate the artistry of Bob Dylan, the Music History Project team brought our special guest, NAMM’s own Zach (Dylan’s No. 1 fan) Phillips, to the table. Zach provided his views on Dylan as related to interviews in the NAMM Oral History Collection with the likes of Garth Hudson, Robbie Robertson, Pete Seeger, Emmylou Harris, and the “father of festival sound” Bill Hanley and brother/partner Terry ..read more
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EP. 130 - Solomon Burke
The Music History Project
by NAMM Resource Center
1y ago
Join us for this special episode of The Music History Project featuring an interview with Solomon Burke who is known as one of the founding fathers of soul music. In addition to hearing first-hand from Solomon listen to NAMM’s music historian Dan Del Fiorentino as he recounts fascinating memories of his visit in 2006 with the King of Rock and Soul ..read more
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