Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Los Angeles-based Jazz Singer Dan Olivo

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Los Angeles-based Jazz Singer Dan Olivo .. His debut CD Day by Day is newly out in 2022 and we cover that, his life in music, COVID living and more .. Along with singing, he’s also an actor that began his career performing in plays with his parents Rocco and Maria Olivo who in 1972 founded The Italian Theater of Arts in Los Angeles. He has been inspired by artist like Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Nat "King" Cole, Harry Connick Jr. and more .. His first show was Steve Allen .. we get into all of this .. Enjoy the interview .. 

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St. Louis-based Jazz Trombonist & Bandleader John Covelli of The Hard Bop Messengers

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with St. Louis-based Jazz Trombonist & Bandleader John Covelli of The Hard Bop Messengers .. He opened up about their 2022 “Live At The Last Hotel” on a jazz album that literally tells a story. It was born from a residency at the REAL Last Hotel in downtown St. Louis. Each song paints a picture with bounce and bustle that takes the listener to a place and time that somehow feels both nostalgic and modern. John has played in dozens of bands over the years and learned just as many styles. His compositions are infused with such influences, including Latin, funk, chamber-classical, soul, blues and rock, and he hopes the result will have the audience tapping toes and bobbing heads along with every tune... Dig this story ..  

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Thanks for listening and tuning into yet another Neon Jazz interview .. where we give you a bit of insight into the finest players and minds around the world giving fans all that jazz ..  If you want to hear more interviews, go to Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino on the iTunes store, visit the YouTube Neon Jazz  Channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/neonjazzkc, go The Home of Neon Jazz at  http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/ and for everything Joe Dimino related go to www.joedimino.com When you are there, you can donate to the Neon Jazz cause via PayPal https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=ERA4C4TTVKLR4 or through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/neonjazzkc - Until next time .. enjoy the music my friends ..



Kansas City-based Vibraphonist Dawson Jones

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City-based Vibraphonist Dawson Jones .. We had a good talk about his time here in Kansas City, being part of the scene, gigs, COVID life and the future .. Dig his story .. 

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Thanks for listening and tuning into yet another Neon Jazz interview .. where we give you a bit of insight into the finest players and minds around the world giving fans all that jazz ..  If you want to hear more interviews, go to Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino on the iTunes store, visit the YouTube Neon Jazz  Channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/neonjazzkc, go The Home of Neon Jazz at  http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/ and for everything Joe Dimino related go to www.joedimino.com When you are there, you can donate to the Neon Jazz cause via PayPal https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=ERA4C4TTVKLR4 or through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/neonjazzkc - Until next time .. enjoy the music my friends ..



Kansas City-based Jazz Trumpeter Daniel Dissmore

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City-based Jazz Trumpeter Daniel Dissmore .. He’s new fully woven into the Kansas City scene and opens up about this history and artistry of a town he loves .. He also talks about his lifelong feeling to be a trumpeter, his journey, COVID life and the future ahead .. Dig this story .. 

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Thanks for listening and tuning into yet another Neon Jazz interview .. where we give you a bit of insight into the finest players and minds around the world giving fans all that jazz ..  If you want to hear more interviews, go to Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino on the iTunes store, visit the YouTube Neon Jazz  Channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/neonjazzkc, go The Home of Neon Jazz at  http://theneonjazz.blogspot.com/ and for everything Joe Dimino related go to www.joedimino.com When you are there, you can donate to the Neon Jazz cause via PayPal https://www.paypal.com/donate?hosted_button_id=ERA4C4TTVKLR4 or through Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/neonjazzkc - Until next time .. enjoy the music my friends ..



Monday, August 15, 2022

Israeli-based Author, Musician & Inventor David Green

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Israeli-based Author, Musician, Artist & Inventor David Green .. He grew up in Toronto and was in the music business as a songwriter at the young age of 16. From there, he taught beginners on many programs including education programs in Israel as well as visiting groups from around the world. He lived in the Old City of Jerusalem in my early years of his marriage. Years later he wrote my first book, A Book about You, which deals with helping people find their individuality. As an artist, I have also spent time in the film industry. For his livelihood, he invent and patents technology. These days he is working on the sale of his edensoles.com technology to one of the major shoe companies. These days he lives in Israel & is happily married with eight kids and 16 grandkids. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on David - https://www.realyouproject.com/

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Ohio-based Physician & Author Robert Barkett

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Ohio-based Physician & Author Robert Barkett .. He always knew he wanted to be in medicine because of his hero .. his father. In his book Simple Medicine, he discusses the most common medical conditions, complaints, screening, medication, and medical testing in layman terms.  It is an easy to understand guide helping patients take control of their own health and challenge their doctors to do the right thing. We get into his life, COVID, the future and much more .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

Get the book - https://simplemedicinebook.com/

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North Carolina-based Author Edward Di Gangi

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with North Carolina-based Author Edward Di Gangi .. He is the author of The Gift Best Given, a memoir which was published in May of 2020. The book tells the story of his late-adulthood search for the woman who had placed his for adoption in his birthplace of New York City at the time of my birth almost seventy years before. It tells also of the many discoveries that I made during the course of this journey, the most significant of which was that my birth-mother was a celebrity performer in the ice skating spectaculars of the 1940s and 1950s. We covered a whole lot about his past, the COVID now and the future .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Ed - https://www.digangiauthor.com

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