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The Lil' Drummer Girl Podcast

Jul 13, 2020

Today's guest on the Lil' Drummer Girl podcast is Zakiya Hooker.  She made her debut performance in 1991 with her infamous dad, John Lee Hooker, at the Kaiser Center Theatre in Oakland, CA. 

Since that time Zakiya has gone on to perform on shows with the likes of Etta James, Charles Brown, John Hammond, Taj Mahal,...

Jun 9, 2020

Conga Kurty (Curtis Parsons) the conga player of the HIRIE Band is here with us today.  Conga Kurty shares with us:

  • How he handled receiving some bad news about his gig with HIRIE and how he handled it without jeopardizing his relationship with his bandmates.
  • The importance of persistence and how to gain influence with...

Nov 1, 2019


Welcome my fellow Drumsters, thanks for stopping by! 

Today we have a special guest, Judah Holiday is here with us from Miami, F.L.A.  He is a singer songwriter whose breed of pop music is infectious with his melodies and hypnotic beats  and, his warm and breezy sounds will quickly captivate you.

Judah is here with us...

Apr 26, 2019

I met Lawrence "Lipbone" Redding the night he played at my friend Kathy’s backyard concert.  I hadn’t heard of him before and promised her I’d be there to catch the show. 

Well, I sure was glad that I did because, although I only had an hour to catch a portion of his show, I was enthralled by his playing and what...

Oct 31, 2018

Victoria Canal is with us on today's show.  She is currently on tour with Michael Franti. 


Victoria was born in without her right forearm due to amniotic band syndrome. Noone or nothing can stop Victoria.  Her sheer will and determination will prove that her musical talent as a songwriter, singer and keyboardist will...