West Coast Music Magazine Issue Four

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The Fourth issue of the West Coast Music Magazine is now available.

More information about the magazine here.

Issue 4: Features include:

  • Lee Ritenour; Exclusive interview from ‘Rit’, who talks about his early days getting established, his incredible success as a solo artist, working with other musicians including Dave Grusin & Bob James and what makes his new box-set collection so special.
  • Ed Motta; Jim Chamberlain experiences some Intergalactic moments with our man from Brazil.
  • Thierry Condor; Turning back the years to recall the golden era of west coast with his new album ‘So Close’. Interview and exclusive signed cd’s to be won in our summer competition.
  • Tom Snow; ‘Songs Of Innocence & Experience’ is the title of the legendary song writer’s guest playlist featured in this issue.
  • Marcus Liesenfeld; Featuring a rare interview with the man who keeps delivering wonderful  west coast compilations with his
  • Too Slow To Disco series.
  • Ed Greene; Barney Hurley catches up with one of his favorite drummers to talk about his session work on albums for Marvin Gaye, Barry White & Martin Omartian.
  • Diggin’ The Dollar Bins; In this month’s ‘Letter from America’, Jeff Boozer looks at the ups and  downs of tracking down vinyl gold in the U.S.
  • West Coast Smooth Lounge Chart; Whats hot in the world of west coast album releases

About the author

Good music enriches your life. At BLUE DESERT we are passionate about this particular yet wide-ranging style of music we call West Coast Music. This site is a modest tribute to the music and the performing artists, who through the (many) years have given us - and continue to give us - endless hours of musical enjoyment. As long-time fans we want to share our enthusiasm, experiences and views with fellow connoisseurs as well as curious newcomers. If we can do our bit to help promote this great music and all the gifted artist – well, then we have succeeded.