I’ve been awake since 4.00am, my mind racing with anticipation of the days to come. I bought a Roland digital stage piano for gigging, a keyboard amp and gig bag; I pick it all up on Friday. I’m happy and punch-drunk with possibility. It’s nice. So I think I’ll share something. Here’s the Johnny Rodgers Band from New York City, talking with me in June 2012, in Kota Kinabalu. What did I want to know? How they discovered music, of course. Read Extensive Band Bio Article
The guys are in a full gallop preparing for their summer tour through Russia. They are hoping another horseback ride awaits them.
The Moscow Symphonic Orchestra will be their backup band – Danny can’t wait for the timpani! Keep tabs on the Tour page.
Johnny Rodgers, who now has an international career, expressed his gratitude to the MAC community for welcoming him when he arrived an unknown. He is currently writing a musical about Liberace. Among his songs was one co-written with Lina Koutrakos, “One More Moment” which was sung wildly by MAC President Lennie Watts. Read Full Article
The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs is proud to announce a new annual show to be held each fall – THEY WRITE THE SONGS. Music Ambassador Johnny Rodgers is one of the six songwriters honored at the inaugural show. Press Release
Motherhood The Musical opens it’s 10th regional theatre production in Rochester, NY.
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photo by Naiser Lee.
The boys were back in Kota Kinabalu for the second time in eighteen months, so SabahSongs got to have a chat with Johnny Rodgers, Joe Ravo, Brian … Read Article
“For ‘Jailhouse Rock’ Roger Wang got on stage! Johnny became The Pelvis, then Joe and Roger pointed their guitars at Johnny in machine-gun fashion, and twanged him full of holes…”
– Joanna Funk, SabahSongs Music Blog, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia
Article and photo by travel writer, Kip Patrick, Huffington Post