Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Kansas City-based Singer, Pianist & Bandleader Dan Sturdevant

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City-based Singer, Pianist & Bandleader Dan Sturdevant .. He has been doing Sundays at The Phoenix in Downtown KC for the last 5 years and performing in Kansas City since 1969. He talks about his time in this great jazz town, what has changed, surviving COVID, the future and so much more .. Enjoy this interview … 

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Illinois-born, New York-based Jazz Tenor Saxophonist Todd Herbert

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Illinois-born, New York-based Jazz Tenor Saxophonist Todd Herbert .. We got into his new 2022 CD May Waltz and a great life lived in jazz .. Originally from the town of Evanston, just north of Chicago, Todd began playing the saxophone when he was ten. .. He has been residing in New York City since the nineties. He became a member of Charles Earland's band and after an extended stay he joined Freddie Hubbard's band, with whom he performed for several years .. He has also performed numerous times with Jimmy Cobb as a member of the Jimmy Cobb Legacy band. Over the years, Todd has performed with notable musicians like Louis Hayes, Slide Hampton, Joe Farnsworth and many more .. Dig this story .. 

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Author, Musician, Filmmaker & Podcaster Jimi Fritz

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Musician, Filmmaker & Podcaster Jimi Fritz .. He is a self-proclaimed heterodoxical polemicist, a skeptical polymath, an iconoclastic antitheist, and an aficionado of Stoicism. Overall, he’s a lucky guy with a great story .. His latest book called Confessions of an Ethical Drug Dealer is a psychedelic, travelogue and memoir. He gets into his book, culture, society, laws, norms, and much more .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Jimi - https://www.jimifritz.ca/

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Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Boston-based Vetrean Jazz Guitarist Peter Janson

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Boston-based Vetrean Jazz Guitarist Peter Janson .. He got into his new 2022 CD Getting to Here, his long life in music, the future, COVID and mosre .. He has performed extensively throughout North America and is looking forweard to the future with this new ablum .. We cover some great ground .. Enjoy the interview .. 

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South Carolina-based Veteran Trumpeter Charlton Singleton

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with South Carolina-based Veteran Trumpeter Charlton Singleton .. We caught up with him about his new 2022 CD Crossroads and a very rich road in jazz .. A native of Awendaw, SC, he began his musical studies at the age of three on the piano. As a performer, Charlton leads his own ensembles that vary in size and style. He has performed all over the world and in many great cities throughout the United States. In addition to performing, he is in demand as a speaker, clinician, composer, and arranger. He has also shared the stage with and/or worked with some of most talented entertainers in the world, including Bobby McFerrin, Jimmy Heath, Slide Hampton, Houston Person, Darius Rucker, Fred Wesley, and Cyrus Chestnut to name a few. Enjoy this interview .. 

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GRAMMY Award Winning South Carolina-based Jazz Musician and Producer Quentin Baxter

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with GRAMMY Award Winning South Carolina-based Jazz Musician and Producer Quentin Baxter .. He opened up about his new 2022 CD Art Moves Jazz .. He comes from a family of drummers with his mother leading the troupe. He is a much celebrated jazz cat with many roads behind him and many ahead of him .. He covers his history, COVID and the future ... Enjoy this interview .. 

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Film & TV Actor, Entertainer, Journalist & Hall of Fame Musician Randall Franks

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Film & TV Actor, Entertainer, Journalist & Hall of Fame Musician Randall Franks .. Over his rich life, he has created opportunities for success in music (bluegrass, gospel, country, and Americana), television, film, books, and serving others through non-profits and local elected office. He launched his rise from meager Appalachian beginnings to appearing weekly on NBC and CBS television as “Officer Randy Goode” on TV’s “In the Heat of the Night” and becoming a regular guest star on the Grand Ole Opry and the Nashville Network. In 2022, he is directing and starring in his short film “The American’s Creed” set during the American Revolution. Whether in music or acting, as a youth, he was mentored by legends such as Bill Monroe, Jim and Jesse, Carroll O’Connor, Larry Hagman and Ken Curtis. Enjoy this Interview ..  

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Everything Randall - https://randallfranks.com/

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Monday, August 29, 2022

London-based Producer and Band Brainchild of US3 Geoff Wilkinson

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with London-based Producer and Band Brainchild of US3 Geoff Wilkinson .. The band was formed in 1992 alongside production partner Mel Simpson .. Ultimately US3 rose from the ashes of 2 previous incarnations. Their name was inspired by the  Horace Parlan album Us Three produced by Alfred Lion who is the founder of Blue Note Records .. Two years after they released “Cantaloop (Flip Fantasia), it hit the US top ten. The album was “Hand on the Torch” and it was a global phenomenon, along with being the first Blue Note album ever to achieve Platinum status in the USA. He opens up about the band, his life these days and so much more and he once said …“If jazz is the first way, and hip hop is the second way, then Us3 is the third way!”... Enjoy this .. 

More - http://www.us3.com/index.php?page=biography

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Motivational Speaker, Author & Special Education Teacher Mark Chartier

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Motivational Speaker, Author & Special Education Teacher Mark Chartier .. He believes in this quote .. "Always believe you can make a difference, but never let your differences keep you from what you believe." Every day, he mentors students who must overcome serious challenges. Growing up with Tourette’s syndrome, he had poor grades and demonstrated significant behaviors, but thanks to positive relationships with educators he was able to defy expectations and succeed in school. As an adult, he sustained a brain injury and developed a significant stutter that made life exasperating. Despite these challenges, he went on to earn two master's degrees and continues to make an impact as a special education teacher. Enjoy this interview .. 

More on Mark - https://www.markchartier.com/

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Saxophonist, Music Artist, NFT Creator & Leader of the Shaddowryderz Army

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Saxophonist, Music Artist, NFT Creator & Leader of the Shaddowryderz Army Shaddow .. This Dallas, TX native got into music at a very young age. Listening to the old recordings his parents owned of Ronnie Laws, Al Jarreau, Stevie Wonder, and many others .. That was where his love and desire for music performance was born. These days he is establishing himself as an industry musician & artist that ranks among some of the best in the industry of entertainment with a blend of modern and classic pop, jazz, soul, and funk .. Dig his story .. 

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More on Shaddow - https://linktr.ee/shaddowmusic

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Canadian-based SEO Expert, Artist & Musician David Fox

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Canadian-based SEO Expert, Artist & Musician David Fox .. He is quite a talent as a visual artist and painter, along with owning Dot Ninja SEO .. The company is Cambridge, Ontario-based SEO company founded focusing on helping small to medium-sized businesses improve their online presence using a range of SEO and SEM techniques. He’s got a great story .. Enjoy the interview .. 

More on David - https://davidcharlesfoxart.com/ AND https://dotninjaseo.com/

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Author of Bird of Paradise Emily Johnson

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author of Bird of Paradise Emily Johnson .. Along with being an writer, she is a freelance marketing and advertising professional. She recently published her first book that is a work of fiction called Bird of Paradise that was the culmination of over 20 years of work .. When she was 13, her mom was diagnosed with advanced stage Ovarian Cancer. Statistically, she had very little time left. Shortly after, she began writing a novel, Bird of Paradise .. Her mom left her at a young age and she decided to finish the novel … Enjoy this Interview ..  

More about Emily .. https://emilyjohnsonwrites.net/

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

Toronto-based Author, Speaker & Transformational Leader Julian Chapman

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Toronto-based Author. Speaker. Transformational Leader Julian Chapman .. He has over three decades of experience engaging teams and organizations, from small groups to thousands of employees, building their leadership capability. His leadership knowledge is augmented by his 30+ year "second" career as a member of the Canadian Armed Forces from which he retired in 2014 at the rank of Brigadier-General. He travels extensively to assist Forrest's clients in designing solutions to achieve extraordinary results using the Forrest methodologies .. We got to the core of how he ticks and who he really is .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Julian - https://www.managerialleadershipjourney.com/

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Published Author and Former Psychic Susan McCeldry

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Featuring Published Author and Former Psychic Susan McCeldry .. She was born in New Jersey but raised in Florida from the age of five. Proving a person is never too old to pursue a dream, she became a licensed cosmetologist at 47, while working alongside her husband in their window and door business. When not writing, she teaches Bible studies, reads, works to increase her fitness level at the gym, enjoys daily brisk walks, and has a goal to run a 5k. One of her greatest joys was recently becoming a grandma. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Susan - https://susanmcceldry.com

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Veteran Kansas City-based Veteran Jazz Drummer Arnold Young

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Kansas City-based Veteran Jazz Drummer Arnold Young .. He specializes in avante jazz and his new album with his Roughtet is the 2022 CD Fear is the Mind Killer .. He’s been around for the last 50 years in KC and plays drum set and miscellaneous instruments.  He studied music at UMKC Conservatory of Music and West African Percussion at U.C. Berkeley. He has performed with Sonny Simmons, Jaco Pastorius, Eddie Harris, Mike Dillon, Mark Southerland, Brian Haas and more .. His RoughTet explores new territories in written and improvised music. He’s got a rich KC tale to tell .. Enjoy .. 

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Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Veteran Chicago Jazz Bassist & Bandleader Joe Policastro on the 2022 Trio CD Sounds Unheard 2012-2022

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Veteran Chicago Jazz Bassist & Bandleader Joe Policastro on the 2022 Trio CD Sounds Unheard 2012-2022 .. This album assembles recordings made by the trio from its earliest iteration to the present day.  It’s comprised of unused material from the band’s previous albums and additional material done for specialty recording projects. In his classic style, he reimagines tunes like The Police’s Every Little Thing She Does is Magic and much more .. Enjoy this interview .. 

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More on the band - http://www.thejptrio.com/

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Committee Leader for KC Jazz Alive on the 9th Annual Spotlight Charlie Parker 2022 Festivities Steve Hargrave

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Committee Leader for KC Jazz Alive Steve Hargrave on the 9th Annual Spotlight Charlie Parker 2022 Festivities .. This annual 5-day Celebration of the icon jazz legend brings Kansas City under a very special microscope with visiting musicians, tours, talks, live gigs and so much more .. We cover the gamut of action going down in this final week of August 2022 celebration a musician, a town and forward progress in not only the jazz idiom, but in all music .. Dig this overview interview ...

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More on the week of action - https://spotlightcharlieparker.org

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Brazilian Jazz Artist Ricardo Bacelar

Welcome to a new edition of the Neon Jazz interview series with Brazilian Jazz Artist Ricardo Bacelar .. We caught up with him from his home base in Brazil to talk about his new 2022 CD CongĂȘnito that is a mix of pop, world & jazz/fusion showcasing his wide range of skills .. It was recorded in his state-of-the-art recording facility in Brazil and was first recording in which he recorded, produced, sang, and played all of the instruments exclusively. He explains .. Enjoy this interview .. 

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Friday, August 19, 2022

Drug Addict to Entrepreneur Daniel Blue

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Drug Addict to Entrepreneur Daniel Blue .. He is  a Forbes contributor and owner of a 7-figure business called Quest Education .. His company aims to empower people and provide more freedom over one's finances. They give resources and provide education for individuals to maximize control over their money and provide our customers with world-class service. We cover quite a bit .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Daniel - www.danielblue.me

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Author, Doctor and Coach Claire Unis

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Author, Doctor and Coach Claire Unis .. During medical school, she pursued a degree in creative writing, knowing that her stories would not wait for a more convenient time. Since becoming a doctor, she has used my writing background to establish a Literature in Medicine program to augment clinician wellbeing coaching and teaching. She’s an avid writer and author .. We get into all of this ..Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Claire - https://www.claireunis.net/

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Electric Violinist, Composer, Producer & LIfe Performer Asher Laub

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Electric Violinist, Composer, Producer & LIfe Performer Asher Laub .. He began classical violin training at the age of 2 and had already performed with the Buffalo philharmonic by age 13. He has been featured on PBS, and has made headlines on CNN, WABC, NBC, and the New York Post among many other major news sources. In 2014 Asher lived a musician’s nightmare when he lost the strength to play his violin for a number of years. Refusing to accept conventional advice he found a way to heal, building his strength to an unprecedented level. Asher has been privileged to teach children and adolescents from under resourced neighborhoods in the Bronx for almost 4 years. He’s got quite a story .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Asher - https://www.asherlaub.com/ 

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

Australian-based Artist & Business Coach for Artists Fiona Valentine

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Australian-based Artist & Business Coach for Artists Fiona Valentine .. She helps women recognize and develop their creativity and in turn she has created a community in The Confident Artist Facebook group helping women build a creative habit, make beautiful art and learn the art of selling art.  Since 2015, she’s been coaching artists to paint for fun and for profit, even if they’ve never sold any of their work before. Her students love her for her step by step guidance that helps them build a creative habit, make beautiful art and learn the art of selling art. Fiona's mission is to help each student enjoy their creativity and discover that real artists don’t starve, they thrive. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Fiona - https://www.fionavalentine.com/

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Award-Winning Health Expert, Disabled Air Force Veteran, Author & Survivor Nicole Kerr

Welcome to a new edition of the Famous Interviews with Joe Dimino series .. On this episode, we talk with Award-Winning health Expert, Disabled Air Force Veteran, Author & Survivor Nicole Kerr .. She is the co-author of Eating the Rainbow: Lifelong Nutritional Wellness—Without Lies, Hype, or Calculus. She has appeared on CNN, PBS, CBS, ABC, the Food Channel and a host of other TV and radio shows to share her unique perspective on wellness, lifestyle, and nutrition. Throughout her career, she has focused on supporting people from every walk of life to make realistic, meaningful choices for lifelong health and well-being. She survived a near death experience and has a fascinating message and overall story .. Enjoy this Interview ..  

More on Nicole - https://nicolekerr.com/

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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 ..  

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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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