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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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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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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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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Writer & Scholar Ciahnan Darrell

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Writer & Scholar Ciahnan Darrell .. He is committed to using his craft to help me engage the world .. His first novel, A Lifetime of Men won the Mid-Atlantic Regional Award and was a Bronze Medalist for General Fiction in the 2021 Reader Views Reviewer's Choice Awards .. His second novel, Blood at the Root, has been described by critics as "a sharp-witted social satire that takes unflinching aim at race and class privilege in contemporary America." We have a great conversation .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Ciahnan - https://www.ciahnandarrell.com/

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Coach & Consultant Gail Doby

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Coach & Consultant Gail Doby .. She is a creative entrepreneur who has experienced both frustration and joy with her design business. After earning a finance degree and working for a Fortune 500 company, she decided to get a design degree because her friends kept asking for her help. She then opened her own interior design firm and experienced many of the challenges she wrote about in her book .. She has a great story .. Enjoy .. 

More on Gail - https://gaildoby.com/business-breakthrough/

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Friday, August 12, 2022

Author of the Rock n Roll journey through Life and Alzheimer’s with Freddy Moore Renee Schyjer

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author of the Rock n Roll journey through Life and Alzheimer’s with Freddy Moore Renee Schyjer .. She fell in love and married the rocker Freddy Moore .. He was an incredible songwriter, lyricist and musician profiled in the recently published memoir “It’s Not a Rumour” The book is an unorthodox, hysterical story of survival, and making it big in music and life without ever making a dime. It’s also about getting diagnosed with one of the most frightening diseases known to man, treating memory loss through writing, music, diet, exercise, natural supplements, and how he found his greatest love in Renee .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on the book - https://itsnotarumour.com/

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Author & Ministry Leader Kimberly Moses

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author & Ministry Leader Kimberly Moses .. She is highly sought after as a prophetic voice, intercessor and prolific author. She has a quickly expanding worldwide healing and deliverance ministry. She currently resides in South Carolina and is the author of 48 books including her latest book “Tested, Tried, But I Survived." Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Kimberly - https://www.kimberlyhargraves.com/

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Writer, Thinker & Seeker Douglas Robbins

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Writer, Thinker & Seeker Douglas Robbins .. He began his writing career at a young age when one of his teachers asked the class to write a poem. In that moment he found a power in words that he never had found anywhere else. He grew up, attended college, then joined the workforce but continued to write in his spare time. Frustrated with one dead-end job after another, he finally decided to take his chances with the only profession that ever made sense. He left a thankless corporate job after years of waking up sick and dreading each day. These days he is living his dream living near the Catskill Mountains with his wife and family. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Douglas - https://douglasrobbinsauthor.com/about/

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Wednesday, August 10, 2022

Utah-based Author & Speaker C.J. Lawson

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Utah-based Author & Speaker C.J. Lawson .. He is a young author of teen and YA fiction. He is also an award winning speaker and writer. His series is called The Maverick Trilogy and it is about people who make mistakes while trying to do the right thing. His works usually take place in the modern day and have some supernatural elements. He firmly believes stories should inspire hope. He has big plans along with penning his third novel .. They are all self published and he’s looking to keep on rising up that literary ladder .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on C.J. - https://cj-lawson.mailchimpsites.com/

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Monday, August 8, 2022

Jazz Woodwinds Player on the 2022 CD Red List Brian Landrus

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Woodwinds Player Brian Landrus on the 2022 CD Red List .. This is his 11th album as a leader and second on Palmetto Records and it’s dedicated to the preservation of endangered species. Spreading awareness of this tragic global situation is part of the impetus for this album .. We cover this and the modern COVID world we are all ermging from .. Enjoy their story .. 

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Chicago-based Jazz Guitarist & Educator Steve Knight

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Chicago-based Jazz Guitarist & Educator Steve Knight .. Originally from Olathe, Kansas, he has gone through New York City and arrived in The Windy City .. He opened up about this journey in jazz, COVID living and his debut, brand new 2022 CD Persistence .. Enjoy this story .. 

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Veteran LA-based Jazz Singer Marilyn Scott

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran LA-based Jazz Singer Marilyn Scott .. We caught up with her to talk about her career in jazz, COVID life and her new 2022 CD The Landscape .. This is her thirteenth album as a leader born out of the determination to create during a global pandemic ..She is best known for her GRAMMY-nominated work as a contemporary jazz vocalist and songwriter. As the years have progressed going deeper into jazz writing and interpretations. Enjoy her story .. 

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Author Donna Kennedy

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Featuring Author Donna Kennedy .. She wanted to write since she was in high school and began writing fictional stories based on her non-fictional life years ago for her eyes only. She wanted to write “her story,” but writing a memoir felt daunting, considering some of the facts she needed went to the grave with family members. Her debut novel, The Truth, Book One in the So Help Me God Series, emerged from her personal history and identity and is told in the only voice that can tell it. These days she is a divorced mother of three grown children, spends her time reading, quilting, traveling, writing, and watching TV Series. She is a United States Air Force Veteran and swears she is a gypsy at heart. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Donna - https://www.dfkennedy.com/

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Author and Speaker Sheryl Anjanette

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author and Speaker Sheryl Anjanette .. She is a warm, wise, inspirational and motivating person that moves her clients and readers alike .. She wrote the bestselling book The Imposter Lies Within: Silence Your Inner Critic, Tame Your Fear and Unleash Your Badassery.. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Sheryl - https://www.sherylanjanette.com/sheryl.anjanette7875

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Friday, August 5, 2022

Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter, Author & Mental Health/Disability Advocate Heather Hutchison

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Award-Winning Singer/Songwriter, Author & Mental Health/Disability Advocate Heather Hutchison .. Blind since birth, music has been a huge part of her world from a young age. Growing up in Edmonton, Alberta, she spent much time in her early years making up melodies and figuring out songs by ear on the piano .. She has had struggles with mental health and was hospitalized for psychiatric care during the COVID-19 pandemic, which is the subject of her book .. She has a great story .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Heather - https://www.heather-hutchison.com/bio.html

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

Filmmaker Melody Miller & Executive Producer Elisabeth Montgomery

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Award Winning Filmmaker Melody Miller & Executive Producer Elisabeth Montgomery of the Film “Ruth Weiss – The Beat Goddess” .. This film tells the story of one of the most influential voices in poetry and the Beat Movement. They talk about this monmentuous film and foundational work .. Enjoy this story .. 

More - https://www.mcmfilmmaker.com/bio.html

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Coach, Author and Poet Dale Walsh

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Coach, Author and Poet Dale Walsh .. Over the years, he has built his coaching skills to help give clients  the tools to have meaningful dialogue with their loved ones and improving family interactions. He  has an unique “inside-out” perspective of schizophrenia, having experienced both sides of the illness from deep psychosis to recovered freedom. He creates a non-judgmental space where family members can express their frustrations and anxiety at their daily challenges. He is intent on not only helping “forgotten victims” deal with their diagnosed loved one, but works at getting clients where they can reclaim their own sense of self. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Dale - https://www.dewlivelove.net/

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Conductor, Pianist & Retired Music Educator John Cuk

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Conductor, Pianist & Retired Music Educator John Cuk .. He is a recently retired teacher of secondary and college music and he’s a pianist. His choral and education experience is quite extensive and diverse. As a conductor, he’s conducted choral and orchestral ensembles in Europe, South America and the United States. He’s got a great story .. Enjoy the interview…

More on John - https://www.johncuk.com/

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Thursday, July 21, 2022

Canadian Jazz Bassist, Performer and Composer Alex Fournier

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Canadian Jazz Bassist, Performer and Composer Alex Fournier .. He talks about his new 2022 CD Triio's second album, Six-ish PlateausHe is currently based in Toronto Ontario as he presents multiple groups, series and initiatives. Among his projects is his main vehicle, Triio, which features episodic compositions that focus on the interplay and mutual influence shared between written music and free/collective improvisation, creating the effect of a “living score”. He gets into his whole story, COVID life and the future .. Dig ..  

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Jazz Clarinetist Glenn Dickson on the 2022 CD Wider Than the Sky

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Clarinetist Glenn Dickson on the 2022 CD Wider Than the Sky .. He opens up about his first solo album that is lush and otherworldly .. He also talks about COVID life and the future .. Enjoy .. 

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Wednesday, July 20, 2022

Montreal-based Jazz Pianist & Composer Kate Wyatt

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series Montreal-based Jazz Pianist & Composer Kate Wyatt .. We caught up with her to talk about the new debut 2022 CD Artifact .. These days, she stands as one of Montreal’s  finest jazz musicians and this album is an excellent glimpse into the many layers of her musicianship. Originally from Victoria BC, she has a lot to say .. We cover her life in music, COVID, the future and much more .. Enjoy .. 

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More on Kate - https://www.katewyattpiano.com/

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Saxophonist Dan Kinzelman of the Italian Band Ghost Horse

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Saxophonist Dan Kinzelman of the Italian avant-jazz collective Ghost Horse .. I caught up with them about their new 2022 CD Il Bene Comune via HORA Records. Composed during Italy’s second Covid lockdown in the winter of 2020-21 through digital correspondence and face-to-face meetings, the underlying structure of this music hinges on shared familiarity with the basic modules, predominantly simple, repeating motifs. The band offers an unapologetically original brand of avant-jazz .. Enjoy … 

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Canadian Jazz Trumpeter & Composer John Korsrud of the Hard Rubber Orchestra

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Canadian Jazz Trumpeter & Composer John Korsrud of the Hard Rubber Orchestra .. He talked about their new 2022 CD CD Iguana that is their fifth release in their 32nd year as a band .. The Hard Rubber Orchestra was formed in 1990 by John and they have commissioned over 50 composers including Kenny Wheeler, Darcy James Argue, Peggy Lee, Brad Turner, Christine Jensen and so many others .. Enjoy this interview …

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More on the band - https://www.hardrubber.com/

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New Orleans-based Poet/Singer Don Paul and Veteran Saxophonist Roger Lewis

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New Orleans-based Poet/Singer Don Paul and Veteran Saxophonist Roger Lewis .. They talked about their new material .. Don’s Love Over War, Roger’s debut solo album Alright!, along with collaborative work they have done over the years .. Roger Lewis gas 65 years of making music in New Orleans and round the world with and without the Dirty Dozen Brass Band .. Together they work with the Rivers Answer Dreams featuring Herlin Riley, Kirk Joseph, Michael Torregano Jr. and Mario Abney .. Enjoy this interview… 

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More - https://www.ur1light.com/roger-lewis-alright

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Podcast Host And Author DeVannon Hubert

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Podcast Host And Author DeVannon Hubert .. He is Open Minded With A Word View and feels like his troubled past can be of value to those in similar situations .. He has been impacted by addiction and personal health crises of all sorts and varieties .. He has spent time in jail, in the military, as a drug dealer, and living on the streets while homeless in Houston, TX. His advice, authenticity and vulnerability connects with people .. He has a great story .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

Learn More - https://www.sexdrugsandjesus.com/

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Monday, July 18, 2022

Top-rated Podcast Host & Certified Self-Leadership Trainer Dom Brightmon

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Podcast Host, Self-Leadership Trainer & Coach Dom Brightmon .. He is from Baltimore, MD and he empowers and equips others to share their stories. In his early childhood, he was raised in the church where he was taught fundamental life lessons and received a head start with public speaking. This early start led him to win 3rd place at a state-level speech competition during grade school. Thanks to his work experience and having read hundreds of books, Dominique always leaves his audiences with useful tips and strategies. His aim is to help others unlock their inner value through reading and other forms of self-development. He is full of energy and good .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Dom - https://www.dombrightmon.com/

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Children's Book Author and Educator Portia Clare

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Children's Book Author and Educator Portia Clare .. She is the only child of the late Randolph George Clare, Jr. and Jane Easterling Clare. She was born in Bennettsville, South Carolina, and raised in Nassau, Bahamas. She is a left-handed only child who loves spending time with family, bowling, singing, and writing children’s books .. The ideas for her children’s books are inspired by a desire to help children recognize their quality, appreciate their value, and navigate through difficult life experiences.  Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Portia - https://www.portiayclare.com/

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Chicago-based Sportswriter & Author Andy Frye

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Sportswriter & Author Andy Frye .. He has written for Rolling Stone, ESPN, Chicago Tribune, and other publications. Currently, he writes about sports business for Forbes .. Over his career, he has interviewed hundreds of professional athletes, rock stars and other celebrities. His book Ninety Days in the 90s is a plot-driven fiction story that encompasses everything he loves .. Chicago. Music. Sports. Urban legends. History. Pop culture. Dig this Interview ..  

More .. https://90daysinthe90s.com/

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Friday, July 15, 2022

Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur and Author Siquoyia Blue

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Singer, Songwriter, Entrepreneur and Author Siquoyia Blue .. She opened up about her life and journey to being a singer and songwriter .. She is also in the tech world and has the Blu Alchemist Podcast. She has consistently followed her dreams and she is excited about the future and getting busy on projects in her life .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Siquoyia - https://www.blualchemistpodcast.com/

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Author, Teacher, Cosmetologist & Salon Owner Stephanie Jordan

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Teacher, Cosmetologist & Salon Owner Stephanie Jordan .. She has five children and four extra kids with her current husband. She been married, divorced, widowed and remarried. She owns a salon company and publishing company and is currently career shifting to author, teacher, speaker. She is now in Birmingham, Alabama and when she is not writing, speaking, or creating hair art, she can be found riding a Harley Davidson Sportster 1200, flaunting new healthy gluten free recipes on her cooking blog/Facebook page (The Recovering Southerner), painting, reading, watching movies with the family, and spending time outdoors. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Stephanie - https://www.facebook.com/authorstephaniejordan

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Thursday, July 14, 2022

Voice Teacher, Musician & Comedian Matt Dell

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Voice Teacher, Musician & Comedian Matt Dell .. He has a career that spans over 20 years that includes receiving singer/songwriter of the year awards in 2009 and 2012 in his hometown and received media praise as one of Niagara's finest musicians .. Matt’s passion has always been in helping others learn and grow as artists. His approach to teaching uses a biological and physiological method to help students better understand how voice mechanics work, how you are currently using your voice, And how to improve the efficiency of your voice. As a vocal instructor for the past 7 years, I have worked with artists whose skills range from beginner to working professionals .. He has wonderful stories and insights .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Matt - https://registersmusic.com/

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Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Writer, Editor, and Entrepreneur Michele Barard

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Writer, Editor, and Entrepreneur Michele Barard .. She helps aspiring authors and business people who want to establish their thought leadership in their industries get their messages into the world. She educates intended audiences about the self-publishing process and how they can utilize their books to further their careers and develop a business. Her company Urban Book Editor adept to understand urban culture and language of urban characters and possess a firm grasp of standard grammar to provide superior service. She has great insights and stories .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Michele - https://urbanbookeditor.com/

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Portland-based, Philly-born, Puerto Rico-reared Producer & Multi-Instrumentalist Brown Calvin

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Portland-based, Philly-born, Puerto Rico-reared Producer & Multi-Instrumentalist Brown Calvin .. Unconventional rhythmic structures, improvisation, jazz harmony, and Rhodes-soaked psychedelic soundscapes are woven together with samples, synths and found sounds to create his debut called d i m e n s i o n // p e r s p e c t i v e ..  Andre Burgos creates pulsing, winding Afro-Latin-futuristic music and was born into a family of musicians and artists. His parents were constantly listening to jazz, Latin, folk, and classic rock, while his siblings introduced him to hip hop, reggae and Afrobeat. Dig this full story .. 

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Los Angeles-based Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter, Arranger & Producer Sidney Jacobs

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Los Angeles-based Jazz Vocalist, Songwriter, Arranger & Producer Sidney Jacobs .. He talks about COVID life, his path in music and new 2022 CD If I Were Your Woman .. He is an exciting performer who likes to experiment and is not afraid to take chances .. He’s got great stories and wonderful insights .. Enjoy this interview .. 

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More on Sidney - https://www.sidneyjacobsart.com/

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Kansas City-based Guitarist, Composer, Arranger and Teacher Jeff Shirley on the 2022 CD Blue Gold

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with ansas City-based Guitarist, Composer, Arranger and Teacher Jeff Shirley on the 2022 CD Blue Gold .. He ventures into a tasty collection of new tunes on his latest release .. He opens up about this album, COVID life, rebuilding the KC jazz scene and so much more .. Enjoy .. 

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More on Jeff - https://jeffshirley.com/welcome

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Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Plínio Fernandes

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Brazilian Jazz Guitarist Plínio Fernandes .. His new debut ablum is the 2022 CD Saudade and he’s quite excited about it as the COVID restrictions globally ease .. He was born and raised in São Paulo, Brazil, and studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London where he received his master’s degree. On this initial album, he combines his musical passions, the popular songs of Brazil/Latin America and the classical tradition of Villa-Lobos, telling his captivating international story in sound. He opens up about his life in music and hopes for the future ..Enjoy .. 

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More on Plinio - https://augustinestrings.com/artist/pliniofernandes.html

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Entrepreneur, Photographer & Author Nancy Napier

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Professor Emerita at Boise State University (USA), and published author of several books on organizational creativity, innovation, and emerging economies Nancy Napier .. Entrepreneur, Photographer & Author Nancy Napier .. She teaches strategy and creativity, coaches executives and leads Boise State University’s one-week Executive MBA residency to Vietnam. She first went to Hanoi in 1994, joining a project that helped to establish the country's first international standard business school at the National Economics .. Because life is not just research and teaching, Napier reached out to leaders and managers in other formats. After 35+ years in the academic and research world, N.K. Napier is embarking on something completely new: Fiction Writing, which offers her the joys and challenges of being a beginner again. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Nancy - https://www.nancyknapier.com/

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Friday, July 8, 2022

Las Vegas-based Performing Musician, Speaker, Artist & Podcaster Brian Gardner

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Las Vegas-based Performing Musician, Speaker, Artist & Podcaster Brian Gardner .. He has been a musician with drums-percussion and singe-songwriter-guitar for over 50 years. In addition to the music, he is an award-winning public speaker, artist, journalist and author. 17 years ago he started a band called Manzanita .. It began in Northern California and is alive and well in Vegas these days. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Manzanita - https://www.facebook.com/BGMAN23/

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Award-Winning Author & Literacy Advocate Carew Papritz

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Award-Winning Author & Literacy Advocate Carew Papritz .. He is a 5-time award-winning author of the bestselling and critically-acclaimed book The Legacy Letters. In fact, he was the first author to win awards for the same book in both fiction and non-fiction categories. He is a determined Renaissance Man in an age that lauds the specialist. Carew is fascinated with the human condition and chronicles it by immersing himself in all its endless variations. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Carew - https://www.linkedin.com/in/carewpapritz/

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Storytelling Business Coach, Speaker, Multi-Published Author & Podcaster Marsha Vanwynsberghe

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Storytelling Business Coach, Speaker, Multi-Published Author & Podcaster Marsha Vanwynsberghe .. It became her personal mission to share her vulnerable story more openly. She wrote in 3 collaborative books, spoke on stages, launched two podcasts and continues to inspire. She is currently in the process of becoming a Master Practitioner of NLP and will be creating a certification to support people in using NLP techniques to Heal, Own and Write their stories and help them to find and use their voices.  She also has a dream of creating a publishing house to support people in sharing their stories, supporting authors and becoming published authors.  Enjoy this Interview ..  

Learn more about Marsha - https://www.marshavanw.com/

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Thursday, July 7, 2022

Atlanta-based Jazz Hammond Organist, Pianist & Educator Matthew Kaminski

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Atlanta-based Jazz Hammond Organist, Pianist & Educator Matthew Kaminski .. He is the main organist for the Atlanta Braves and just wrapped up quite a weekend with the LA Dodgers .. He opened up about his new 2022 CD Matthew Kaminski with Jeff Hamilton and Bruce Forman called L.A. Connection .. At his core, he is a musician who performs for a crowd of 40,000 people at least 81 times a year. A gig that he has had since the 2009 season. A popular figure in the baseball world, he’s known for entertaining the crowds with funny musical asides when a player from the opposing team .. He’s also got some serious jazz chops .. We get into all of this and more .. Enjoy the story .. 

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Humanity Propulsion Engineer & Author Nathaniel Turner

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Humanity Propulsion Engineer & Author Nathaniel Turner .. He is ultimately committed to living with joy on purpose and helping, serving, and making sure everyone knows their life matters. Specifically, he is the author of multiple books .. His books, videos, speeches, and training programs have empowered countless numbers of people and organizations. He has multiple degrees and a fascinating life journey .. Enjoy the story .. 

More on Nathaniel - https://www.nathanielaturner.com/

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Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker & Author Brian Livingston

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Appalachian Trail Thru-Hiker & Author Brian Livingston .. He recently stepped away from his career as an insurance defense attorney to focus on marketing and successfully publishing his novel The Habits of Squirrels .. He is very well versed on outdoor activities, hiking, writing, literature and the horrors of attempting to switch one's career in their 30s.  Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Brian - https://www.brianlivingstonbooks.com/

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New York City Jazz Singer Vicki Burns

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with New York City Jazz Singer Vicki Burns .. She opened up about COVID living, her road in jazz and the brand new 2022 CD Lotus Blossom Days .. She has been delighting audiences for years with her impeccable taste, sense of rhythm and a tone .. Legendary jazz drummer Max Roach once described Vicki’s singing as “a gold mine”! She has had a long, rich road in the craft .. Enjoy the story .. 

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More on Vicki - https://vickiburnsjazz.com/

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Wednesday, July 6, 2022

Veteran NYC Studio Vibraphonist, Composer & Mallet Keyboardist Steve Shapiro

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series Veteran NYC Studio Vibraphonist, Composer & Mallet Keyboardist Steve Shapiro .. He opened up about his new 2022 CD Plan to Be Spontaneous on Solidtone Records) .. It’s an album fueled by events of the pandemic and it’s great for this to be coming out .. Over the years, he has recorded or performed with artists like Steely Dan, Ornette Coleman, Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, They Might Be Giants, Pat Martino, and many others. He is also an accomplished producer and arranger with work has appeared in hundreds of high-profile projects for television, film, and Disney. He’s got a great Pat Metheny story .. that seems to be a theme since Neon Jazz is actually coming out of his hometown of Lee’s Summit, MO .. Enjoy this interview…

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More on Steve - https://www.vibraphonic.com/

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Cleveland-based Jazz Drummer & Composer Anthony Taddeo

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Cleveland-based Jazz Drummer & Composer Anthony Taddeo .. We had a good talk about his life in music so far, COVID realizations and his new 2022 CD Vision Project Alla Boara called "Le Tre Sorelle" our on Shifting Paradigm Records .. Their modern arrangements of folk lullabies, laments, hymns, and festival songs .. We get into all of this and much more .. Enjoy the interview..

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More on Anthony - https://www.anthonytaddeo.com/resume

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Pop-Jazz-Americana Singer-Poet Steven Blane on the 2022 CD The Met

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Pop-Jazz-Americana Singer-Poet Steven Blane on the 2022 CD The Met .. He is currently going through COVID and getting better .. We talked about this COVID life, how he coped, making this new album that features ten newly written songs set in a retro-cool 1940’s American Songbook vibe .. It was inspired by his time at The Met over the pandemic .. We cover some good ground .. Enjoy .. 

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Philadelphia-based Singer & Songwriter Sioux Robbins

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Philadelphia-based Singer & Songwriter Sioux Robbins .. She talked about her new career as a musician and her brand new 2022 CD Relax Girl .. Many in Philadelphia recognize her as a model and commercial actor. But there has always been much more to her. She was born in Michigan and raised in NY, NJ and PA..  She started playing piano by ear as a young child as the fourth of five children in her family. The music dream has always been there and is hitting high gear now .. Enjoy her story .. 

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More on Sioux - https://siouxrobbins.com/

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Jazz Vocalist Vincent Ding

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Jazz Vocalist Vincent Ding .. He started his jazz career during the pandemic and recorded his debut CD in 2020 .. The result is his new 2022 CD Incredible Views From Above .. He is a bright new flame in the world of vocal jazz that is steeped in the traditions of icons like Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole as he blends this rich lineage with a depth of autobiographical authenticity from his Taiwanese-American roots .. He was born into a family in which music abounded and now he is living his dream. .. Dig this story …  

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More on Vincent - https://www.vincentdingmusic.com/

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Atlanta-based Jazz Drummer Dana Fitzsimons

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Atlanta-based Jazz Drummer Dana Fitzsimons .. Along with Pianist Bill Graham and Bassist Brandon Boone, they released a new 2022 CD called Fault Lines .. He feels that music often reflects the psychological or emotional state of the musician at a particular point in time. Dana has been an ardent fan of free-style jazz for many years. He graduated from Ithaca College with a degree in music and spent some time touring, but with a young family to support, he put his music career on hold for a while to get a degree from William and Mary Law School. Today he is both a top-notch musician and a very successful trusts and estates attorney. He opens up about his life and modern living .. Enjoy .. 

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More on Dana - https://twitter.com/danafitzdrums

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Monday, July 4, 2022

Author, Writer & Humorist Liz Alterman

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Writer & Humorist Liz Alterman .. Along with being an author, she is a longtime journalist & a mom of three. She’s covered everything from the real estate industry to the Real Housewives  .. Over time, she experienced multiple layoffs while working in media and that led her to write a memoir that explores surviving unemployment. She has great stories and insights .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Liz - https://www.lizalterman.com/

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Author & Storyteller of the Strange & Unusual Vicki-Ann Bush

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author & Storyteller of the Strange & Unusual Vicki-Ann Bush .. For as long as she can remember, the paranormal has been a part of her life. Since she was a child, she has had experiences with sight, sound, and touch from the other side of the veil. Originally from New York, she’s been living her author adventure in Nevada for the past thirty-eight years. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More from Vicki-Ann - https://www.vickiannbush.com/

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Friday, July 1, 2022

Author, Storyteller, Teacher and Podcaster Valeria Elliott

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Storyteller, Teacher and Podcaster Ms. V The Storytelling .. She has been sharing her personal stories for years and decided to turn them into a Podcast. Her stories are personal and she has quite a story to tell .. She has a Degree in early childhood education / Business Management and is the co-Autor to the book Living In The Key of Joy .. Full of stories and life .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Ms. V - https://www.linkedin.com/in/valeria-elliott-9960961b3/

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Thursday, June 30, 2022

Southern California-based Consultant & Musician Mark Romero

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Southern California-based Consultant & Musician Mark Romero .. He was a former top-ranking consultant to NASA. He put that aside of a new life in music. He discovered the healing energy in his music that dramatically reduces stress, promotes better sleep, improve mental functioning and enhances health and well-being. Out of this discovery emerged a revolutionary sound healing technology that he uses to help people heal their lives, awaken their potential, and unlock their ability to create an extraordinary life. We have a wide ranging conversation about his life, COVID, his role models and much more .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Mark - https://markromeromusic.com/

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Fourteen-year-old San Diego-based Author Shanti Hershenson

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Fourteen-year-old Author Shanti Hershenson .. Her first two novellas were published when she was in the sixth grade .. Ever since she could hold a pencil, marker, or crayon, she was creating stories. They started from pictures, mere scribbles, and eventually, turned into captivating tales. These days she lives in California and writes in a variety of genres, including Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Historical Fiction .. Along with writing, she advocates for anti-bullying .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Shanti - https://www.shantihershenson.com/

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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Southern California-based Jazz Vocalist Lia Booth

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Southern California-based Jazz Vocalist Lia Booth .. She took some time to talk with us about her life in music, COVID realities, the future and her new 2022 CD Lia Booth Life Can Be Beautiful .. She is quickly establishing herself as one of Southern California’s most talked about young jazz vocalists. She has been making a strong impression and building a solid fan base with her fun, dynamic and heartfelt performances. She started singing in the college vocal jazz ensembles of Singcopation & Pacific Standard Time .. Enjoy the story .. 

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More on Lia - https://www.liabooth.com/

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 ..




Barcelona-born, NYC-based Jazz Guitarist & Composer Oscar Peñas

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Barcelona-born, NYC-based Jazz Guitarist & Composer Oscar Peñas .. He opened up about his life in music so far, COVID, new shows and his latest  2022 CD Almadraba… He arranged and composed for an eight-piece ensemble .. In 2007, after completing his musical education at the New England Conservatory in Boston, Peñas moved to New York City. As a child, he was inspired by his ongoing family's tradition of singing and playing music during their car trips. Enjoy the tale .. 

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More on Oscar - https://oscarpenas.com/

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 ..



Public Speaking Coach, Speaker & Author Peter George

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Public Speaking Coach, Speaker & Author Peter George .. As a public speaking coach, he specializes in helping professional public speakers, authors, consultants, and executives be calm, confident, and credible every time they speak in public .. He works them through one-to-one coaching, corporate group training, and public speaking classes. As a result, they can increase their impact, influence, and income. Throughout his childhood, he dealt with a lisp and a stutter. As a result, he grew up shy and introverted, avoiding communicating with others as much as possible. When he got into the business world, he quickly realized that my lack of presentation skills kept me at a disadvantage. He fixed that .. and has soared .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Peter - https://petergeorgepublicspeaking.com/

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