Carl Burnett crisp, elegant and swinging drum work has graced countless live performances and recordings. Carl's drums have backed artists ranging from Sarah Vaughn, Freddie Hubbard and Eddie Harris to Marvin Gaye and O.C. Smith, and they can be heard on albums by Horace
Carl was among the last to study with Sam Browne (whose students had already included Dexter Gordon and Chico Hamilton) at Los Angeles' Jefferson High School. From there, Carl went on to become one of leading musicians on the west coast, in the '60s, in the '70s, and up to today.
Carl's musical collaboration with Stanley Gilbert began in the Cal Tjader Quintet and Gene Harris Trio of the late '60s, Freddie Hubbard's band and the Friends of Distinction in the '70s, and continues today in the recordings they have made together for the Japanese market, which will be appearing on Pacific East Music. This interview with Carl was very informative and exciting. Recorded 12/
Songs in order 1, Viva Amour (HS) 2,Pencil Packin Papa (HS) 3, Lynfois Lament (HF). 4,puff of Vapor (HT) 5,Close encounters of the very Best (HF) 6,Senor Blues (HS) albums Horace Silver Pencil Packin Papa Henry "Skipper" Franklin "Bass Encounters
René McLean (born December 16, 1946) is a hard bop saxophonist and flutist. He was born in New York City. He started playing guitar before receiving an alto saxophone and instruction from his stepfather, noted alto saxophonist Jackie McLean.McLean played in the mid-'70s in a quintet with Woody Shaw and Louis Hayes and toured with Hugh Masekela in 1978. He later studied music at New York College of Music and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Renè received the Creative Artist Fellowship by the Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts in 1986 to reside in Japan to research traditional Japanese music, arts & culture as well as to perform and teach. He has recorded extensively and also has thorough experience as a music educator in the United States and South Africa. This interview was done at KXLU radio station
IN Los Angeles Ca, in 1990
Roger Hamilton Spotts is from Cincinnati, Ohio. Perform around town playing with such great musician like Frank Foster just o name a few. Move to Los Angeles, Ca. Put a big band together. Also compose the original score for a feature film Tonque in 1995, also he was an actor in the 1982 film Class Reunion. This interview was done at KXLU radio station in Los Angeles, Ca. in 1986. A very enjoyable man with a lot of knowledge. Enjoy the interview with Roger Hamilton Spotts.
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