Tag Archives: Lee Hildebrand

The Rise and Fall of Club Nouveau

By Lee Hildebrand The last time I visited Jay King in Sacramento, he was sitting behind a deck in his office chastising a Warner Bros. Records executive over the phone. It was March of 1987, [...]

Musicians Rally for Marcus Books

By Lee Hubbard The West Coast Blues Hall of Fame dinner will take place March 28, at the Hilton Oakland Airport from 6 to 10 p.m. The Bay Area Blues Society has decided to honor [...]

Lloyd Gregory Gets Into Many Grooves

By Lee Hildebrand Guitarist Lloyd Gregory’s remarkable musical versatility and the fact that he’s an extremely nice guy have kept him in steady demand for more than four decades. Born 62 years ago in Indianapolis [...]

Teddy Pendergrass Remembered

By Lee Hildebrand Soul singer Theodore “Teddy” Pendergrass, who lost a battle with colon cancer in Philadelphia on January 13 at age 59, grew up wanting to be a preacher but wound up a drummer, [...]

New Voices

New Voices, administered by J-Lab and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, is a pioneering program to seed innovative community news ventures in the United States. Projects can produce news and [...]

Whispers Sing Soulful Gospel

By Lee Hildebrand Walter Scott and his identical twin Wallace, better known as “Scotty,” never forgot the music they grew up singing at a Baptist church in Fort Worth, Texas. Now, 45 years into their [...]