Music Matters: Sold. . .Soul-ed. . . Soul’d. . .

http://www.npr.org/sections/therecord/2015/09/15/440363012/a-rational-conversation-do-we-need-new-old-soul-music (Special thank you to singer Rahsaan Patterson for posting this link on his page and opening up the discussion that led to these words). Every few years, within the community of soul music loving folks; ranging from the old school listeners from back in the day, to mid 90’s Neo Soul crowd, to the new school… Continue reading Music Matters: Sold. . .Soul-ed. . . Soul’d. . .

Great news from Casio: 2 new keyboards released at Summer NAMM 2015

As a Casio artist, I must say this is definitely Christmas in July.  I am looking forward to getting a chance to explore what these new boards, (particularly the PX-560M) can do! Aaron Todd NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Casio America, Inc. is thrilled to announce the addition of two new models… Continue reading Great news from Casio: 2 new keyboards released at Summer NAMM 2015

Keg Johnson Jr.

My friend Keg Johnson Jr was right in the center of the LA music business during the 70’s and 80’s and beyond.  The work he did with Friends of Distinction, Slave,Steve Arrington, Leon Sylvers, and The Sylvers, Gerald Levert and so many others is legendary.  It was my pleasure to write with him, hang with… Continue reading Keg Johnson Jr.