Troubled Men Podcast
TMP173 JON CLEARY AND THE ABSOLUTE MONSTER GENTLEMEN
The Grammy-winning pianist, vocalist, and songwriter has worked with top acts like Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal, Dr. John, and Eric Burdon. His solo records with the Absolute Monster Gentlemen are widely acclaimed as some of the finest examples of modern New Orleans funk and R’n’B. He’s played Royal Albert Hall and San Quentin State Prison. Now Jon finds the sweet spot between the two on the Troubled Men Podcast.
Topics include storm repairs, roof leaks, a thumbs up, election season, a fundraiser, Manny for Mayor, a textbook nightmare, accents, slang, an English childhood, an exotic aunt, family musicians, a punk adolescence, hearing Professor Longhair, moving to New Orleans, a Maple Leaf job offer, red beans and rice, a James Booker seizure, early bands, Johnny Adams, a piano vacuum, Mighty Sam McClain, Guitar Slim Jr., mask aversion, the Quarantini Happy Hour, Charlie Gabriel, piano lessons, live dates, Thursdays, travel, Frostop, and much more.
Intro music: Styler/Coman
Break music: "Getcha GoGo Juice" from "GoGo Juice" by Jon Cleary
Outro music: "Dyna-Mite" by Jon Cleary
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