WFDU Archives: Jimy Bleu

Host profile: Jimy Bleu






"CODE BLEU" weekly radio broadcast, Wednesday afternoons 1 - 4pm EST, 89.1 FM, Streaming audio & video world-wide at . 

Playing Funk, Blues, Soul, Rock, Reggae & Gospel music.....featuring spotlights on Sly Stone, Jimi Hendrix & James Brown each broadcast, along with celebrity interviews & ticket giveaways.


Artists interviewed by Jimy Bleu:


*Jose Feliciano
*Edgar Winter
*guitar legend Johnny Winter
*funk icon Larry Graham (Sly & the Family Stone/'Graham Central Station'/Prince)
*r&b diva Millie Jackson
*guitar virtuoso Larry Coryell
*record exec/producer Al Bell (Stax, Motown, Watts/Stax festival)
*guitarist Rick Derringer
*James Brown alumni - trombonist Fred Wesley, drummer Jabo Starks, bassist Fred Thomas, daughter Deanna Brown-Thomas & son Daryl Brown

*drummer Carmine Appice (‘Vanilla Fudge’/Rod Stewart/Jeff Beck)
*singer Claude McKnight ('Take 6')
*keyboardist Bernie Worrell ('P-Funk'/'Talking Heads')
*r&b icon Jimmy Castor - his final interview
*singer Eric Benet
*guitarist Leo Nocentelli ('The Meters')
*keyboardist Greg Phillinganes ('Michael Jackson'/'Eric Clapton'/'Stevie Wonder')
*Robert "Kool" Bell (‘Kool & the Gang’)

*Jimi Hendrix alumni - bassist Billy Cox, percussionist Juma Sultan, singers Rosa Lee Brooks & Taharqa Aleem, harpist Paul Carouso & Lonnie Youngblood)
*guitar legend Cornell Dupree - his final interview
*singer Melba Moore
*jazz-funk pioneer Roy Ayres
*guitar virtuoso Jennifer Batten ('Michael Jackson'/'Jeff Beck group')
*singer Clarence Burke Jr. (‘The Five Stairsteps‘)
*guitarist Michael Hampton ('Parliment-Funkedelic')

*singer-guitarist Joe Chambers (‘The Chambers Brothers‘)
*‘Sly & the Family Stone’ alumni - Rose Stone, Jerry Martini, Cynthia Robinson & Greg Errico.
*record exec/producer Willie Mitchell (Al Green/Ann Peebles)
*guitarist Tom Gimbel (‘Foreigner’, ‘Aerosmith’)
*guitarist John Hayes (‘Mother's Finest’ )
*singer Angela Bofill
*keyboardist Chris Jasper (‘Isley Brothers‘, ‘Isley-Jasper-Isley‘)
*radio icon/songwriter/performer Imhotep Gary Byrd (Stevie Wonder co-writer)
*singer James Ingram

*rock icon Terry Reid
*bluesman Robert Cray
*gospel singer Vicki Yohe
*singer Dawn Silva ('P-Funk'/'Brides of Funkenstein'/Sly Stone)
*producer Pepe' Willie ('discovered' & 1st recorded Prince)
*disco diva Gloria Gaynor
*bluesman Joe Louis Walker
*drummer Corky Laing ('Mountain'/'West, Bruce & Laing')
*singer Corey Glover ('Living Colour')

*‘Mandrill’ band founding members Lou & Ric Wilson
*guitarist Sam Andrews ('Big Brother & The Holding Company'/Janis Joplin)
*bassist TM Stevens (James Brown/Sly Stone/Miles Davis)
*singer Patryce Choc’let Banks ('Graham Central Station')
*Marcia Withers (wife of Bill Withers)
*producer Alan Douglas (Miles Davis/Hendrix/Billie Holiday/John McLaughlin)
*guitarist Vince Martell (‘Vanilla Fudge‘)

*producer-songwriter Norman Whitfield ('Temptations', Marvin Gaye, Gladys Knight)
*keyboardist Mike Finnegan (Joe Cocker/Hendrix/‘Santana’/‘Tower Of Power‘)
*Simone (singer/actress daughter of Nina Simone)
*guitarist Jon Butcher (‘Jon Butcher Axis‘)
*singer Mary Bridget Davies (star of Broadway's 'A Night With Janis')
*bluesman Bill Perry
*gospel singer-actress Tamela Mann

*Sam Cutler (tour mgr for 'The Rolling Stones' , 'Grateful Dead', 'Allman Bros')
*guitar virtuoso Gil Parris
*Dj/Vj/host Ralph McDaniels (‘Video Music Box’)
*singer-guitarist Derek McKeith
*singer Sandra St. Victor ('Family Stand'/'Daughters of Soul' tour)
*Sly Stone biographers Willem Alkema, Eddie Konings & Miles Lewis
*Jimi Hendrix biographers Kathy Etchingham, David Henderson & Emily Gatlin
*Jason Draper (author -‘Prince: Chaos, Disorder & Revolution’)
*Flo Anthony (celebrity gossip columnist/author)
*Sheila Jackson-Hardy (filmmaker - “Nice & Rough: Black Women In Rock”)





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