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Arturo Sandoval & Vinyl Crisis.

W O W. Vinyl Crisis had the tremendous thrill of speaking with Arturo Sandoval. Arturo’s music legacy is so rich and so musical, we had to interview one of the giants of the world of music. Arturo’s contributions has been seen, heard and felt by millions culminating with his music winning him Oscars, Grammy’s and Billboard … Continue reading "Arturo Sandoval & Vinyl Crisis."


Randy Weston & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis had the extraordinary honor of speaking to one of the all time titans of the world of Jazz…Randy Weston. Randy has been one of the most influential music composers and piano players since the early 1950’s. Enjoy listening to our conversation with the legendary Randy Weston. Upcoming Shows: Randy Weston Lecture & Demonstration, The … Continue reading "Randy Weston & Vinyl Crisis."


Vinyl Crisis & Louis Armstrong.

Vinyl Crisis spent time digging through Louis Armstrong vinyl to give props to the one & only Louis Armstrong.


Vinyl Crisis at Woodstock

Vinyl Crisis was blessed to have the one & only Michael Lang, the founder and creator of Woodstock on our show. Enjoy listening to the stories of the man that changed the lives of so many by putting on the greatest music festival of all time!


Amoeba Music & Vinyl Crisis

Vinyl Crisis was lucky to spend time on the airwaves with Scott Spaulding of Amoeba Music. It was a wonderful opportunity to talk to a vinyl buyer and collector who had some great stories to share!


Ubiquity Records & Vinyl Crisis

Vinyl Crisis had the wonderful opportunity to sit down and talk music with Michael McFadin, founder of Ubiquity Records. Ubiquity Records is an amazing music label that focuses on funk, rare groove, soul, and hip hop and has issued lots of our favorite LP’s.


Billy Cobham & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis interviewed the one and only Billy Cobham, drumming legend. Ever since his breakthrough in the early 1970s-as a founding member of the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and as a drummer/leader whose recordings (such as Spectrum) and powerful, complex style of play exerted a strong influence on the course of jazz and jazz-fusion-Billy Cobham has remained … Continue reading "Billy Cobham & Vinyl Crisis."


Vinyl Crisis & The Malibu Guitar Festival

Well…this was fun. Listen to our “special edition” vinyl crisis on the road edition where we got to chat to a few of the great musicians that performed at the 2017 Malibu guitar festival. links:


Fred Wesley & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis interviewed the one and only Fred Wesley, the Father of Funk. Fred is the dynamic trombonist who worked with James Brown in the 1960s and 1970s, as well as Parliament-Funkadelic in the second half of the 1970s and was the leader of Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns. Wesley’s 35-year career includes playing with … Continue reading "Fred Wesley & Vinyl Crisis."


Ebo Taylor & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis was blessed to have spent time on the airwaves with the incredible Ebo Taylor. Ebo Taylor is the legendary Ghanaian guitarist, composer, bandleader, producer and arranger whose music was instrumental in highlife and afrobeat music. Learn more about Ebo either via his Facebook or Discogs page and buy his vinyl from our buddies Mr. … Continue reading "Ebo Taylor & Vinyl Crisis."


Orlando Julius & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis had the incredible honor of interviewing Orlando Julius. Starting in the 60’s Orlando performed and recorded in his native Nigeria, and also spent many years in the United States working on collaborations with Lamont Dozier, the Crusaders, and Hugh Masekela. Orlando and his music helped shape the funk that we all listen … Continue reading "Orlando Julius & Vinyl Crisis."


Cal Tjader & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis pays tribute to one of the great musicians of the 20th Century, Grammy Award winner Cal Tjader. Vic and Ben have been lucky enough to interview a handful of Cal’s finer collaborators including Eddie Palmieri, Airto and Chuck Rainey. Over a career spanning 40 years, Cal released almost 80 albums (almost two new … Continue reading "Cal Tjader & Vinyl Crisis."


Jimmy Heath & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis just hung out with the one and only Jimmy Heath. During his career, Jimmy Heath has performed on more than 100 record albums including seven with The Heath Brothers and twelve as a leader. Jimmy has also written more than 125 compositions, many of which have become jazz standards and have been recorded … Continue reading "Jimmy Heath & Vinyl Crisis."


Reuben Wilson & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis was lucky enough to spend time with the great Reuben Wilson. Reuben is a jazz organist that recorded some of the funkiest cuts anywhere! In addition to playing with jazz musicians Melvin Sparks and Willis Jackson, Wilson led the local band Wildare Express. Listen to this rare interview with one of the masters … Continue reading "Reuben Wilson & Vinyl Crisis."


Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones & Vinyl Crisis.

It took a while…but Vinyl Crisis spent time on the airwaves with the one & only Ivan “Boogaloo” Joe Jones. There is not a tremendous amount of info on this cat, but let’s just say if you ever listened to Prestige or Fantasy Records, he was one of the funkiest cats around. Ivan is doing … Continue reading "Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones & Vinyl Crisis."


Eddie Palmieri & Vinyl Crisis

Vinyl Crisis was blessed to have spent time in the studio with Eddie Palmieri. Known as one of the finest pianists of the past 60 years, Eddie Palmieri is a bandleader, arranger and composer of salsa and Latin jazz. His playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of his Puerto Rican heritage with the complexity of his … Continue reading "Eddie Palmieri & Vinyl Crisis"


Steve Cropper & Vinyl Crisis Talk Rare & Funky Tracks.

Vinyl Crisis spent time on the air waves with Steve Cropper. Steve is the legendary guitarist, songwriter, arranger and producer. He was the Founding member of both The Mar-Keys (originally named The Royal Spades) in the late 1950’s, and Stax’ in-house band Booker T & The MG’s in the early 1960’s. Steve did it all, … Continue reading "Steve Cropper & Vinyl Crisis Talk Rare & Funky Tracks."


Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith & Vinyl Crisis.

Vinyl Crisis spent time on the airwaves with the Director of the amazing Blues Documentary, Sidemen: Long Road To Glory. This is an award-winning documentary film about the lives, legacies and music of bluesmen Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith. The film is complete and has enjoyed a successful festival run since its world … Continue reading "Hubert Sumlin, Pinetop Perkins and Willie “Big Eyes” Smith & Vinyl Crisis."


Johnny Blas & Vinyl Crisis Talk Rare & Funky Tracks.

Vinyl Crisis spent time on the airwaves with Johnny Blas. Johnny is a hard hitting conguero who has performed and recorded in Jazz and Latin music for over 25 years. Johnny is a seasoned performer whose musicality extends as a percussionist, saxophonist, composer and band leader…and one of our favorite musicians.


Kenny Burrell & Vinyl Crisis Talk Rare & Funky Tracks.

Vinyl Crisis spent time on the airwaves with the one and only Kenny Burrell. Kenny is one of the most respected jazz artists in the world. He has been active from 1956 to the present as a guitarist and composer in a variety of musical contexts including solo, small combo, large ensemble and symphony orchestra. He is … Continue reading "Kenny Burrell & Vinyl Crisis Talk Rare & Funky Tracks."