Mike Stern - All Star Guitarist. Numerous GRAMMY Nominations. Talks About Playing With Miles Davis, Blood Sweat And Tears, Jaco Pastorius, David Sanborn, Billy Cobham, Brecker Brothers And More!
Mike Stern is one of the all time great guitarists. He’s played with a Who’s Who of the music world including Miles Davis and Blood Sweat And Tears. He’s got a bunch of GRAMMY nominations and tours constantly with his own band and others. We discuss his outstanding career and many of the great musicians that he’s performed with.
My featured song in this episode is “Yeah Yeah”. Spotify link here.
Mike and I discuss:
- His schooling and gigs in Boston
- Joining Blood Sweat & Tears
- Playing with Miles Davis
- Playing with numerous other musicians including Jaco Pastorius, Billy Cobham, Al Foster, Randy Brecker
In the Songfest portion we play and discuss the following:
- Fat Time
- Live tune with Mike Stern and Bill Evans band
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“All Of The Time” is Robert’s new single by his band Project Grand Slam. It’s a playful, whimsical love song. It’s light and airy and exudes the happiness and joy of being in love. The reviewers agree. Melody Maker gives it 5 Stars and calls it “Pure bliss…An intimate sound with abundant melodic riches!”. Pop Icon also gives it 5 Stars and calls it “Ecstasy…One of the best all-around bands working today!”. And Mob York City says simply “Excellence…A band in full command of their powers!” Watch the video here. You can stream “All Of The Time” on Spotify, Apple, Amazon or any of the other streaming platforms. And you can download it here.
“The Shakespeare Concert” is the latest album by Robert’s band, Project Grand Slam. It’s been praised by famous musicians including Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, Jim Peterik of the Ides Of March, Joey Dee of Peppermint Twist fame, legendary guitarist Elliott Randall, and celebrated British composer Sarah Class. The music reviewers have called it “Perfection!”, “5 Stars!”, “Thrilling!”, and “A Masterpiece!”. The album can be streamed on Spotify, Apple and all the other streaming services. You can watch the Highlight Reel HERE. And you can purchase a digital download or autographed CD of the album HERE.
“The Fall Of Winter” is Robert’s single in collaboration with legendary rocker Jim Peterik of the Ides Of March and formerly with Survivor. Also featuring renowned guitarist Elliott Randall (Steely Dan/Doobie Brothers) and keyboard ace Tony Carey (Joe Cocker/Eric Burden). “A triumph!” (The Indie Source). “Flexes Real Rock Muscle!” (Celebrity Zone). Stream it on Spotify or Apple. Watch the lyric video here. Download it here.
Robert’s “Follow Your Dream Handbook” is an Amazon #1 Bestseller. It’s a combination memoir of his unique musical journey and a step by step how-to follow and succeed at your dream. Available on Amazon and wherever books are sold.
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