The Talk Music Podcast

Season 2 Episode 5: A Canadian Bluesman's story and Best Keyboard Riffs

November 10, 2022 Tom Treumuth and Andrew Schalk
The Talk Music Podcast
Season 2 Episode 5: A Canadian Bluesman's story and Best Keyboard Riffs
Show Notes

This week’s guest is Harrison Kennedy who had the first million selling single by a black Canadian artist as part of a Detroit group. Find out what happened to him then and how he has reinvented himself at least twice leading to a remarkable comeback as a Juno winning recording artist on a European tour decades later.

As well Tom reviews a Canadian Gem by a brilliant and world famous Canadian Producer.

Andrew tells us about a book by Sonic Youth’s Kim Gordon called Girl in a Band.

And the guys have some major fun figuring out the Best of Keyboard Riffs... See if you agree with their choices.

In the Talk Music Podcast A Multi Platinum music producer/manager and a music super fan talk music. The focus is both Canadian and Global.

Over his 40 yr music career, Tom Treumuth worked as a talent scout for RCA (USA) including working closely with Gene Simmons. His Hypnotic label released over 100 albums via A&M/Universal. Tom also ran a recording studio, did artist management/bookings and he produced over 60 albums with 8 achieving Gold and Platinum awards ( Honeymoon Suite, Helix, Big Sugar). More recently Tom was Co Managing Director of indie label Frostbyte (Universal) . His career started as a musician in True Myth who recorded the world's 1st digital rock album.

Co -host Andrew Schalk a chef , guitar player and a self professed music junkie.

The Producer of The Talk Music Podcast is Eric Morrison, a television producer , executive and journalist. He was President of The Canadian Press for 14 years. Before going to CP he was Vice-President of CTV News . He had extensive experience in national and international news, including overseas postings and a variety of management positions. They included Executive Producer of the CTV National News and Producer of Canada AM . He has won Michener, CJF and RTDNA awards for editorial excellence. He was Co founder of Latitude 44, a tech conference in Toronto . He was Executive Producer and Co founder of The Disruptors , a program about high tech startups that now runs as weekly segments on BNN.

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