Saidah Baba Talibah has a rep as being a tough act to follow on stage. The daughter of Salome Bey has changed her name, is involved in a new musical and talks about her past, her future and family roots with Bill King.
A Conversation With…
A Conversation With…
Bill King's longtime friend and bandstand partner drummer Archie Alleyne passed away earlier last month at age 82. It was his dream to have his own band playing his own music one day. That dream came true when Arch was 72 and it was then that the following Conversation took place.
Colina Phillips, Sharon Lee Williams and Shawne Jackson were 'The sound of Toronto' for a couple of decades. These three ladies sang both the leads and backgrounds on 90 percent of the commercials you heard on radio and television through the 70s, 80s and 90s. Bill King takes us back to yesterday in this week's featured 'A Conversation with...'
David Wilcox sits with Bill King for a wide ranging discussion about his life, his mentors and his love of guitars.
Richard Margison, Valerie Kuinka and Lauren Margison: A family with big music history and even greater talent.
Co-founder of Montreal's internationally renowned jazz festival shares some stories about the musicians that have performed over the years.
Pat Taylor is the face of the Toronto Jazz Festival. He has been running the show for 30 years and he tells some funny stories.
Bill King catches up with St. John's Kim Stockwood famously known for her hit song, "Jerk", and one of the East Coast Music Awards' most nominated artists. Once part of the radio morning show team on EZ Rock Toronto, she discusses life, her passions, and music.
Canadian guitarist, composer and producer Jesse (Arnaud) Cook is widely considered one of the most influential figures in the “nuevo flamenco” music world today.
Bill King snags a conversation with Roger King, the man behind the DJ documentary, I Am What I Play.
Cape Breton fiddler extraordinaire speaks with Bill King about her new LP with husband Donnell Leahy, life in Ontario, and how she fits into her storied lineage.