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Chillin In AJ's Garage

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AJ's Garage hosts Russ Clarke and Ocie Melanson in conversation with great guest musicians and entertainers. Each week features session and touring musicians who have shaped the sound of history through famous recordings and tours. In addition to regular features - "all things mancave" with Rev Mike and "Getting Wild" with Chef Donna. Something for everyone.

AJ's Garage hosts Russ Clarke and Ocie Melanson in conversation with great guest musicians and entertainers. Each week features session and touring musicians who have shaped the sound of history through famous recordings and tours. In addition to regular features - "all things mancave" with Rev Mike and "Getting Wild" with Chef Donna. Something for everyone.
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Annapolis, MD

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AJ's Garage hosts Russ Clarke and Ocie Melanson in conversation with great guest musicians and entertainers. Each week features session and touring musicians who have shaped the sound of history through famous recordings and tours. In addition to regular features - "all things mancave" with Rev Mike and "Getting Wild" with Chef Donna. Something for everyone.

Twitter:

@ajsgarage

Language:

English

Contact:

410-330-2667


Episodes

Slim Man - Jazz Artist Extraordinaire

7/18/2013
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We have an extra episode this week! Jazz artist, Slim Man will join me for a discussion that is guaranteed to be interesting. Not only is Slim Man a talented musician but he is a "Bonafide" (pun intended) Renaissance man. We talk a lot about music and cooking on this show and Slim does both! He was also host of the longtime favorite "Sunday Smooth Jazz" radio show on WLIF Baltimore. His knowledge of the music business is vast. Slim Man was five years old when he saw the movie The Five...

Duration: 01:13:11


Drummer Lee Pearson

7/2/2013
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We are excited to have with us Drummer - Lee Pearson Lee Pearson's singular percussive style has led him to the bandstand with some of the world's greatest pacesetters in Jazz and Hip Hop. In addition to touring with his own band, Beava's Atmosphere, Lee has also performed with Roy Ayers, Lonnie Listen Smith, Jean Carn, Bobbi Humphreys, Ronnie Laws, Jon Lucien, Wayne Henderson of the jazz crusaders, David Murray, John Hicks, Erykah Badu, R&B singer Bilal, Spyro Gyra, Jordan Hill and the...

Duration: 00:02:23


Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel

5/28/2013
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When we first spoke with Alan O'day he shared with us the fact that he was a five time cancer survivor. If Alan hadn't shared this fact with us, you would never had known it. Alan was an incredible songwriter, fun performer and all around just a great guy. Unfortunately, two weeks ago, cancer finally took its toll on Alan and he passed away, becoming a member of Rock n Roll heaven. I want to thank Janis Liebhart for introducing Alan to me and my show, I am so fortunate to have been able to...

Duration: 01:44:58


Mark Schulman - Drummer - Pink - Cher - Stevie Nicks

4/16/2013
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This is an encore presentation...We welcome Drummer, Writer and Producer Mark Schulman! Most recently, Mark has been the beatmaster for P!NK on her ‘I’m Not Dead’ and ‘Funhouse’ tours. Mark’s resume reads like a "Who's Who" of international Rock n' Roll royalty including acts such as SHERYL CROW, FOREIGNER, STEVIE NICKS, DESTINY'S CHILD, BILLY IDOL, CHER (‘Believe’ and ‘Farewell’) tours, two of the most-attended tours in music history) Finally contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar...

Duration: 02:02:13


Kajun Kelley - Guitarist - Deanna Bogart - Kajun Kelley Band

4/2/2013
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Our guest this week is not what you would call a household name, but this guy can play some serious guitar!! Kajun Kelley is a veteran of the Washington DC/Baltimore music scene, earning a reputation as a well-respected singer/songwriter and musician, but in particular for being one of the best guitarists around. In 1995, Kajun was approached by blues great Deanna Bogart. Bogart was putting together a new lineup, and asked if Kajun would be interested in joining her band. From 1995 - 2006...

Duration: 01:59:49


Charlie Farren - New Release - Honors Brad Delp

3/26/2013
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We welcome back our friend Charlie Farren from Boston, MA. Charlie is releasing a new CD called "Tuesday" "Boston-area music legend Charlie Farren, (Joe Perry Project, Farrenheit, Farren-Butcher Inc.,) will be officially releasing his newest CD, Tuesday at a solo performance on Friday April 5, 2013 at The Center for Arts in Natick, MA.Tuesday is a collection of Farren’s latest works which includes the title track “Tuesday,” a song written, but never released, by the late Brad Delp,...

Duration: 01:37:18


Robbie Wyckoff Singer - Roger Waters - The Wall Tour

2/5/2013
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We are excited to have Robbie Wyckoff joing us this week. Robbie is currently touring with Roger Waters on "The Wall" tour singing all the David Gilmour parts. Robbie is a highly sought-after Los Angeles based session vocalist and recording artist whose voice can be heard on numerous films, television shows, hit records and national jingles. Robbie has recorded and performed with an inimitable group of artists such as: Diana Ross, Barbara Streisand, Celine Dion, Natalie Cole, Clint Black,...

Duration: 01:46:58


Chris Leuzinger - Guitarist - Garth Brooks - Crystal Gayle

1/29/2013
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Chris Leuzinger is a session guitarist in Nashville, TN who has worked in the studios for over 30 years. He is best known for playing electric guitar on all of Garth Brooks records and Cds as well as recording and touring with Crystal Gayle for 11 years. Finally our regular contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us at 9:30 to discuss all things "Mancave" then at 9:45, my friend Chef Donna Desfor discussing Food and Wine

Duration: 01:34:59


Charlie Farren - Joe Perry Project - Farrenheit

1/15/2013
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Charlie FARREN emerged onto the national scene in the early '80s as lead singer and guitarist with THE JOE PERRY PROJECT. In that band Charlie established himself as one of the hottest young singers to emerge from the Boston music scene, writing the hits 'Listen To The Rock' and 'East Coast, West Coast’ and 'I've Got The Rock And Rolls Again'. In 1986 Charlie, along with Dave Hull (Joe Perry Project) and John Muzzy, formed FARRENHEIT and released a self-titled debut album on Warner...

Duration: 01:44:45


Alan O'Day - Undercover Angel & Angie Baby Singer Writer

1/8/2013
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Joining us this week is Alan O'Day. Alan is best known for the hit song "Undercover Angel" which he wrote and recorded, the song was a #1 hit in 1977 charting at #4 for the year. He also wrote the hit song "Angie Baby" recorded by Helen Reddy. Beyond that he has written hundreds of songs including songs for Jim Henson and National Geographic TV. Alan has had a long and prosperous career in the music industry, don't miss this interview if you are interested in learning more about the...

Duration: 01:46:15


Janis Liebhart - Songwriter & Singer with Michael Bolton

12/18/2012
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We are excited to have with us this week, Janis Liebhart. You have heard her songs on "Muppet Babies", National Geographic's "Really Wild Animals" the movie "Undercover Brother" as well as many other shows.Her 25 plus year career as a singer found her writing while touring with big ticket artists such as The Moody Blues, Englebert Humperdink, The Righteous Brothers, Charlie Rich and a 19 year stretch with Michael Bolton! Finally our regular contributors, Rev Mike fromChesapeake Cigarwill...

Duration: 01:41:02


Micheal Bear Clair - Musician, Award Winning Film Director - Dec 04,2012

12/3/2012
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Joining us this week is Michael "Bear" Clair. Michael is a Jack of all trades in Nasville. He has been a professional wrestler, musician, graphic artist and award winning film director. He also scored the 2007 Seattle film fest Award winning film "COST OF FREEDOM" Best Indie Documentary film. He also shares some great stories of Chet Atkins Michael is a truly talented and well rounded guy and we are excited to have him join us. Finally our regular contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake...

Duration: 01:29:52


Mark Schulman Drummer Cher Pink - Nov 20,2012

11/19/2012
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We welcome Drummer, Writer and Producer Mark Schulman! Most recently, Mark has been the beatmaster for P!NK on her ‘I'm Not Dead' and ‘Funhouse' tours. Mark's resume reads like a "Whos Who" of international Rock n Roll royalty including acts such as SHERYL CROW, FOREIGNER, STEVIE NICKS, DESTINYS CHILD, BILLY IDOL, CHER (‘Believe' and ‘Farewell') tours, two of the most-attended tours in music history) Finally contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us at 9:30 to discuss all...

Duration: 02:00:41


Mark Moree Country Guitarist - Nov 13,2012

11/12/2012
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Special Musical Guest: Mark Moree! Mark is one of the top country guitarists in the Baltimore Washington DC area and we will be discussing some Nashville friends and touching on a great Tradional Country picking weekend we just shared. Finally contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us at 9:30 to discuss all things "Mancave" then at 9:45, my friend Chef Donna Desfor from Fox TV Harrisburg is going to tantalize your taste buds with Food and Wine tips! Music | Recording...

Duration: 01:30:08


Guthrie Trapp Nashville Guitarist - Oct 23,2012

10/22/2012
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This week we head to Nashville to interview Guthrie Trapp. Guthrie Trapp is one of Nashville's busiest and most versatile performing, session musicians & solo artists. He has worked with artists such as Garth Brooks, Alison Krauss, Jerry Douglas, Dolly Parton, Lyle Lovett, Randy Travis, Vince Gill, John Oates, Trisha Yearwood, Tom Paxton, Vassar Clements, Sam Bush, Delbert McClinton, Taylor Hicks, Shawn Camp, Carl Jackson, George Porter Jr, Tim O'Brien, Travis Tritt, Patty Loveless, George...

Duration: 01:39:32


Gary Lynn Hodges Drummer Buckingham Nicks - Oct 02,2012

10/1/2012
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This week we welcome Gary "Hoppy" Lynn Hodges drummer on the legendary album "Buckingham Nicks" Gary will be sharing stories of working with Stevie Nicks and Lindsey Buckingham of Fleetwood Mac as well as other great musical legends like Stevie Ray Vaughn as well as sharing a few of his new tracks with us. Sponsored by "Bully Bling Energy Drinks" Finally contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us at 9:30 to discuss all things "Mancave" then at 9:45, my friend Chef Donna...

Duration: 01:40:58


Chillin With AJs Garage - Sep 25,2012

9/24/2012
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Tonight we move from Tuesdays to Mondays! We are excited to announce a new sponsor..."Bully Bling Energy Drinks" As part of the Monday move, we will be adding a new segment each week featuring "Football" Bill. Bill will be giving us an NFL recap and halftime synopsis during Monday Night Football. Returning week are two great people and regular contributors, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us at 9:30 to discuss all things "Mancave" then at 9:45, my friend Chef Donna Desfor from...

Duration: 01:34:51


Chillin With AJs Garage - Sep 19,2012

9/18/2012
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Hold on to your Britches! My good friend, guitar sensation, Mark Moree joins us to have a conversation about the history and current circumstances in the country music scene. If we are lucky, Mark will be sharing some of his guitar picking during the show. This week we are excited to announce two regular features, Rev Mike from Chesapeake Cigar will join us weekly to discuss all things "Mancave" also, my friend Chef Donna Desfor from WITF Fox TV Harrisburg is going to tantalize your taste...

Duration: 01:30:22


Chillin With AJs Garage - Sep 12,2012

9/11/2012
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This weeks episode will feature some good friends from the beautiful New Waterford Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. This is sure to be filled with fun filled crazy shananigans, but as usual we will be looking for callers to join the fun as we Chat about Music and other cool things. (this will probably be a little more adult rated than usual)Entertainment | Hypnosis | Music | Musicians | Food

Duration: 01:25:59


Chillin With Ajs Garage - Sep 05,2012

9/4/2012
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This weeks episode will feature some good friends from the beautiful New Waterford Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. This is sure to be filled with fun filled crazy shananigans, but as usual we will be looking for callers to join the fun as we Chat about Music and other cool things. (this will probably be a little more adult rated than usual)Friends | Entertainment | Hypnosis | Musicians | Music

Duration: 01:28:17

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