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Down the Rhodes free pdf (Book). The Fender Rhodes story is a historical tribute to the electric piano that changed the sound of music. Invented by Harold Rhodes as a rehabilitation tool for soldiers in World War II, the Fender Rhodes piano both revolutionized and empowered musicians to explore a new, electric frontier of music. Through interviews with a remarkable cast of music notables, the book takes an insider's look into how this electric piano played and continues to play an integral role in the creation of a wealth of music, from the 1960s through today. The collection of interviews with Michael Bearden, George Benson, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea, D'Angelo, Eumir Deodato, George Duke, Larry Dunn, Donald Fagen, Ronnie Foster, Rodney Franklin, Robert Glasper, Jay Graydon, Dave Grusin, Don Grusin, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Ellis Hall, Herbie Hancock, Lalah Hathaway, Rami Jaffee, Bob James, Quincy Jones, Ramsey Lewis, Jeff Lorber, Robin Lumley, Ray Manzarek, Les McCann, Marcus Miller, Steve Molitz, John Novello, David Paich, Jerry Peters, Greg Phillinganes, James Poyser, Patrice Rushen, Joe Sample, Lenny White, Maurice White, Vince Wilburn Jr., Allee Willis, the CBS musical instruments staff, and others provides for a rare glimpse at the music history behind some of the most memorable music of our time.

About Gerald McCauley

GERALD MCCAULEY has an extensive production career, working with many popular artists, songwriters, producers, and arrangers in the music industry. He worked as A and R director for Monster Music as well as for Grammy Award-winning George Benson and Al Jarreau's Givin' It Up and George Benson Songs and Stories. His debut release, The McCauley Sessions, and Gerald McCauley's West Coast All-Stars Live Sessions have become favourites among music lovers worldwide. BENJAMIN BOVE is a pianist and TV composer. Exposed to the Rhodes at the age of 14, Bove became an expert at restoring and custom building Fender Rhodes pianos while studying piano performance at the University of New York at Buffalo. Bove is being lauded as a young force in a new generation of up and coming Rhodes pianists.

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Author : Gerald McCauley
Publisher : Hal Leonard Corporation
Data Published : 15 December 2013
ISBN : 1480342424
EAN : 9781480342422
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    Free Books Download ePub. (Book). The Fender Rhodes story is a historical tribute to the electric piano that changed the sound of music. Invented by Harold Rhodes as a rehabilitation tool for soldiers