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  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with CLIVE FARRINGTON and ANDREW MANN (Original members of WHEN IN ROME)
    From the first notes of “The Promise”, you know these talented stars from their debut of When in Rome in the 80s. They restored their megastardom when The Promise was featured prominently in the comedy movie Napoleon Dynamite. Fast forward years later, Clive Farrington and Andrew Mann have become like family to me. We’ve toured […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with KAYVON
    I don't think there will be a more entertaining character than Kayvon. Every major event we perform on the east coast of the US or Canada, it seems Kayvon's there. Every restaurant outing, every soundcheck or rehearsal, he has a knack for always finding out where the action's happening. And when Kayvon shows up, there's […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with MYKEL ILLA
    If the new single "Tragic" is any indication of what Mykel is capable of, you'll have him filling your streams with great, pop-inspired soulful music every other month for the year to come. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE with MYKEL ILLA appeared first on ALL ACCESS LIVE with KEVIN RANKIN.
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with DIRK SULLIVAN
    Dirk is currently recording a record with Andrew Paul Woodworth, recording with Gregg Williams and states that "Music has taken on a new life for me over the last couple years and especially during the pandemic. I've been very inspired and am writing some of the best most original music of my life." The post […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with GARY FOUNTAINE
    Most fans of 80s music will recognize the unforgettable first 3 notes of the mega hit "I Can't Wait"... the snappy bass line made legendary by my pal Gary Fountaine. The moment those notes are played, the room starts moving, no matter how large or small the venue. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE with GARY […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with MAURY BROWN
    Maury Brown has figured out how to balance so many personas, it's a miracle to imagine how each one gets so much energy. By day, Maury has a career as a sports reporter and analyst for Forbes while also consulting around sports through his Bizball LLC company. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE with MAURY BROWN […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with JONATHON WILSON
    Jonathon grew up in a musical family and started playing piano at the age of six. Once he learned about improvisation and groove playing, he veered away from classical studies and moved towards jazz, funk and groove parts. In this episode, Jon crafts a new All Access Live theme song while looping all parts live! […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with “BAD” BRAD BERKWITT
    “Bad” Brad Berkwitt has done a lot in his 52 years on Planet Earth from a career in the Navy, to success in the civilian sector and another career in the boxing world. We talk boxing, the shift in political scenarios, civil rights and the importance of being decent humans. The post ALL ACCESS LIVE […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with SPOONS
    Formed in 1980, an intrepid young band from Burlington Ontario would soon make "Spoons" a different kind of household word. Together with Derrick Ross and Rob Preuss, Gord Deppe and Sandy Horne would help define the sound of pop and New Wave in the 80's, with hits including "Nova Heart", "Romantic Traffic", "Old Emotions" and […]
  • ALL ACCESS LIVE with BRIAN HARRISON
    “Having been a Portland native all my life, its been a dream of mine to be established in the community as a source for sharing the passion I have for music through teaching, performing and helping others achieve their goals through my insight, experience and knowledge.” As the guitarist in Portland’s Dirty Rhythm, Brian Harrison […]

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Casual conversations with people that have had an impact on me.

When the pandemic of COVID-19 wiped out our touring for the foreseeable future, I turned to having live conversations with my inspiring friends and family. Jennifer Batten encouraged me to turn this mechanism into a podcast to share these stories with more of a community. From that point, these became a passion of mine to dig deep with people in my musical and creative world, and to share their stories in an authentic and “real” format. Dig deep with me, and subscribe to the All Access Live YouTube channel for new episodes!