Old School Guys invite Ruthie Foster to discuss women in music

We talk about Ruthie’s beginnings in music. She sang in church. She learned the guitar on the side. Ruthie has been nominated for the Grammy 5 times. Ruthie helps us discuss – Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Ella Fitzgerald, Madonna, and Bonnie Raitt.

Old School Guys Interview Bill Medley

Before we started recording, Larry and Bill discussed how their paths never crossed. They grew up in Orange County, California. They loved and knew the Rillera brothers (Barry, Butch, and Larry). Barry Rillera did play with Ray Charles as his drummer. Butch played with Redbone. What can we say? We are honored to sit down […]

Phantom Blues Blues back at The Mint

The Mint (1937) is one of those places in LA. It has been around forever and just about everyone has played there or dropped by or sat in. Well, the Mint is the site where the Phantom Blues Band got our start back in 1991!! We are back. Rocking like it was 1991! Sir Harry […]

Old School Guys Interview James Gadson

James Gadson is one of those legendary drummers known to industry insiders. He has played with Quincy Jones, BB King, Diana Ross, The Jackson 5, Marvin Gaye, and many others. Old School Guys (OSG) wanted to talk with him about his work on the album Still Bill with Bill Withers. Specifically, we wanted to talk […]