A cross-reference to the first overnight radio show (CKCU 93.1 FM) placing a heavy emphasis on Canadian blues and fusions of same (2007-2012). From 2012-2014, "Rockin' the Blues from Canada" was broadcast on CHMR 93.5 FM (where it originated in 2005 as "Patchwork Blues"). This 'blog' was born in 2004 as a promotional tool for arts-related news when Geocites reclaimed its free websites.
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
CYRILLE NEVILLE ON WBGO 88.3 FM (NEW YORK) @ 3 PMTODAY (APR. 15)
Cyril Neville To Be Interviewed @ 3PM
Contact: Mark Carpentieri
Northport NY –M.C. Records is proud to announce that Cyril Neville will be interviewed live on the worlds most listened to Jazz station, WBGO. The interview will be at 3pm EDT, you can hear it live at www.wbgo.org or if you are in the New York City metro area, 88.3 FM. Cyril is in the middle of a rare east coast tour and his first CD in eight years "Brand New Blues" was released last week to critical acclaim. Please get in touch if you need help spreading the love.
Two extensive interviews with Cyril Neville were published last week. Blueswax, the worlds largest on-line blues publication, published its first of a three part interview. Go to www.blueswax.com to check it out or we can send it to you. At www.rockom.net you'll find another intimate interview with "The Uptown Ruler" Cyril Neville. In radio news this week "Brand New Blues" makes it debut on the Top 200 Tracks on the fmqb chart!
* a refreshingly original approach to the music (*** 1/2) Chicago Sun-Times * The power and passion in his voice bring everything to life Offbeat
* Cyril Neville is an outspoken talent whose passion shines through everything he does. This is highly recommended to those into New Orleans music. Blueswax
* Cyril has grown and the disc is a reflection of that growth Fame
Cyril Neville "Brand New Blues" Tour Apr 16 2009 - Chans Woonsocket, Rhode Island Apr 17 2009 - The Fields Bridgeport, Connecticut
Apr 18 2009 - Sullivan Hall New York, New York Apr 19 2009 - 8 X 10 Baltimore, Maryland Apr 21 2009 - The State Theater Fall Church, Virginia Apr 23 2009 - Crosby Hill Theater Willmington, Delaware Apr 24 2009 - The Sullfolk Center for the Arts Sullfolk, Virginia Apr 25 2009 - The House of Blues w/ The Funky Meters New Orleans, Louisiana Apr 27 2009 - Neville’s w/ Neil Young Denver, Colorado Apr 29 2009 - Neville Brothers w/ Neil Young Omaha, Nebraska Apr 30 2009 - Tipitinas - French Quarter - Record Release Party New Orleans May 1 2009 - CAC w/ The Funky Meters New Orleans, Louisiana May 1 2009 - Mid City Rock-n-Bowl New Orleans, Louisiana May 2 2009 - Thibodeaux Firemans Fair w/ Tab Benoit Thibodeaux, Louisiana May 3 2009 - NO Jazz Fest w/ The Voice of the Wetlands Allstars New Orleans, May 3 2009 - Jazz Fest with The Neville Brothers New Orleans, Louisiana May 8 2009 - The Neighborhood Theater Charlotte, North Carolina May 9 2009 - The Carolina Blues Fest Greensborough, North Carolina
May 10,2009 - Smith's Olde Bar - Atlanta GA
Jul 24 2009 - Pittsburgh Blues Festival Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Half the songsonBrand New Blues are original material co-written by Cyril with the perspective of an outspoken advocate, from his work with Amnesty International on Human Rights to the plight of Louisiana’s dissipating Wetlands. The new release churns up a lifetime of musical influences & passions; blues, funk and soul. A barrage of support appears on the record from family and friends who help Cyril achieve his vision of what is “Brand New Blues.” Guest appearances include brother and fellow Meter Art Neville (Organ) Ivan Neville (Organ), Ian Neville (Guitar), Tab Benoit (Guitar), Waylon Thibodeaux (Washboard) and Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone on harmonica
Mark Carpentieri M.C. Productions Inc., 299 Main Street Northport, NY 11768