David Greene is an internationally-respected and Emmy-winning music producer and audio engineer who has long called Toronto home. Here is the second of a two-part conversation with FYI's Bill King.
A Conversation With…
A Conversation With…
"My career has an arc that kind of matches the existence of the independent studio..."
In 1993, I conducted a marvelous interview with Tony Bennett, one I would repeat to my vocal students for years. I found him forthcoming and informative. It wasn’t a pop star mishmash of gibberish...
"The very first time Alex doubled his guitar, I was like, "Wow, how can he do that? That was incredible." So accurate. I was in love with Geddy’s voice. Nobody I worked with sang like that..."
Famed record producer Terry Brown talks about working with The Troggs, the Who, and other celebrity acts in the studio.
Christmas and The Good Lovelies go hand-in-hand. The trio is changing up its roots image and hitting the road to promote a new EP. Jason Schneider reports in this FYI bi-weekly feature.
Former Humber College of Music student Mark Kelso is a Belfast-born boy who has made Toronto his home for many years. Over the years, he has built his a reputation around his ability to be a musical chameleon who has worked with artists such as John Pizzarelli, Bonnie Raitt, Shania Twain, Ian Tyson, and Gino Vannelli.
You are not going to believe who said "Hello!"
Canadian jazz vocalist and Berklee School of Music graduate Carol Welsman is the granddaughter of conductor/composer Frank Welsman and the sister of composer John Welsman. She has been nominated 5 times for the Juno Awards and tells her story to Bill King in today's feature edition, A Conversation with...
Kim Cooke is a consumate record man who has helped steer careers and shape hits, working his way from record store clerk to a corporate executive. A half-decade back he tossed security to become entrepreneur. Bill King sits down with Kim for a revealing look at what maketh the man.
Berklee's main man discusses the rich fabric that bonds students to the realities of the music biz. Notable graduates on the charts today include Esperanza Spalding, Imagine Dragons, Betty Who, Kiesza, Lucius, St. Vincent, and Charlie Puth.
Recently, Gloria found herself doing spot work at CFRB and a variety of other projects. I thought of all the nights following the stars, the up-and-coming, and happenings, and wondered if I could get her to sit across from me on my Thursday morning show at CIUT 89.5 and just talk. She graciously did, for a solid hour.