Have you ever wondered who it was that influenced Barrence ? What happenings in the world of music impacted his outlook or approach to his craft? Do you ever wonder what the man is like off the stage ? Or how he gives back? Introducing '; videos answering these very questions. They're raw, uncut, IN SESSION with Barrence Whitfie ld' unedited and OHhh so filled with the antics of Mr. Whitfield.
Barrence gives back through the North Shore Jazz Project
April 8, 2010 The brought North Shore Jazz Project to Beverly High School a
concert and workshop with the Berklee Urban Outreach Ensemble.
Check out a couple of tunes by this marvelous
band and get a peek at the student led workshop.
2/23/2010 Barrence and Petti sharing with |
promoting their new CD while touring in Spain.
"This is the best way for two cultures to collide!
Make'n awesome music."
4/18/09 A special remote 'In Sessions'.
FreeStyling backstage at The Salem Jazz and Soul Festival's
Big Blues Band 'SOLD OUT' Fund Raiser,
at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA.
WITH Barrence Whitfield,
and the Professor Doug Bell of Bellevue Cadillac .
3/18/09 'In Sessions' with Barrence Whitfield takes us on a tour
to one of his favorite places; the Record Exchange in Salem MA.
IN the Witch city you can find one of the first vintage record stores founded in 1974
you can find rare Beatles to the latest U2. Record collectors from around the globe
have stopped by to visit this tiny gem of a place.
So if you are ever in the Witch City stop on by you might even find
Mr. Whitfield himself spinning vintage oldies behind the counter
( background music, although GREAT, is a bit louder than we would have liked..
but the video is still worth checking out!) TOP
2/28/09 Barrence Whitfield FREESTYLING with Garret Saluk (trumpet)
and Henley Douglas Jr. (Sax) of the Soul-and Funkified BOSTON HORNS .
Some back stage freestyl'n warm up before their gig at the
SnowBarn at Mt. Snow in West Dover Vt. February 28, 2009.
" 2/21/09 And just when you think this is too much entertainment
for even the most jaded viewer we ice the cake and astound you with
entirely live music!" A Big Day Out Detour!! Barrence was featured
on Australia's premier music trivia show. Check it out!!
(His new friend Paris Wells was quite great too.)
GIDDYUP!! "Wasn't he shit hot! What a track!! Agree with Simsy.
That's all you need folks - hard, fast, catchy, good fun,
get on with the next one (ahh, RAMONES...)
Am embarrassed to admit I'd never heard of him.
But I'm sortin' his back catalogue as we speak!
!" GIDDYUP AGAIN!
Chucky for Perth (2/24/09)
Click here to watch the entire 30 minute show aired in Australia on 2/21/09.
1/5/09 Barrence evangelizing about Esquerita, ;
aka Eskew Reeder
Hi-Risers ; his upcoming gig at the in Australia, and Big Day Out .
"With a six-inch pompadour, brocaded shirts, rhinestone shades,
and a rhythmic, belligerent style of piano playing, was the
original Little Richard, years before Mr. Penniman tutti-frutti'd his way to stardom."
"The have played to enthusiastic audiences in a wide variety of venues,
including upscale niteclubs, country joints, blues clubs, punk dives,
and outdoor family oriented festivals. They've toured the US frequently
and have been well received in Europe."
"Julia Zemiro and Brian Nankervis host Australia’s premier music trivia
quiz show recorded live in St Kilda’s hallowed Gershwin Room,
deep in the bosom of the legendary Esplanade Hotel.
Each episode of gob smacks its audience with two mystery musical maestros." RocKwiz
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