A Conversation With…

A Conversation With…

March 3, 2021
by Bill King

I’m working through the final chapters of Talk, Vol.

February 10, 2021
by Bill King

The acclaimed hip-hop artist and motivational speaker is launching his Black Canadian 365 project to celebrate Black History Month. It documents his life as a Black Canadian via freestyle rap and long form blog posts and images, and he reveals more about the initiative and his family roots in this interview.

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February 3, 2021
by Bill King

News that the legendary jazz vocalist is battling Alzheimer’s has saddened the music world. Here is a wide-ranging and fascinating interview he gave back in 1993, at the tender age of 67.

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January 6, 2021
by Bill King

The versatile Toronto musician is a bassist, producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and promoter of jazz, world and folk music through concerts and his home-grown label ZSAN Records. In this wide-ranging interview, he examines his long career and discusses the rejuvenating impact of the lockdown and the positive effects of tai chi and haiku.

December 29, 2020
by Bill King

Conversations at this moment are of a more personable nature. Inner reflective and addressing a certain element of human resignation.

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December 15, 2020
by Bill King

Just out is an album paying tribute to a Canadian gem and living jazz icon, Phil Nimmons, entitled To The Nth,

November 18, 2020
by Bill King

I was an early subscriber to Bandzoogle. Like most musicians, I was looking for a platform to promote my own recordings.

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November 11, 2020
by Bill King

The head of the Kitchener museum has scored a major coup by securing the Canadian premiere of The Rolling Stones | UNZIPPED exhibition. Here the longtime Stones fan explains how he pulled this feat off.

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November 4, 2020
by Bill King

 The rock vocalist/keyboardist continues to juggle work with Styx and a solo career. Here he discusses his busy creative life in the pandemic, the learning of new skills, favourite keyboards, and his recent live broadcast from Belleville’s Empire Theatre.

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October 29, 2020
by Bill King

The multi-platinum, award-winning music producer and songwriter has worked with Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Selena Gomez, Adam Lambert, Serena Ryder, Backstreet Boys, Nelly Furtado, and many more. Here he discusses the evolution of his career, his approach to production, a love of teaching, and his diverse musical tastes.

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October 22, 2020
by Bill King

The leader of the Toronto-based and Juno-nominated world music group discusses their upcoming Zoom concert, the impact of the lockdown, new album Refuge, his use of camera technology, and much more.

October 8, 2020
by Bill King

For the past five years, I’ve been invited to screenings of short films - a partnership between a select group of young composers, filmmakers, acto