… “Part one of this three-part series, hosted by Andrew Yeomanson, producer, Miami music historian and DJ Le Spam of Spam Allstars, examines the years preceding the rise of the disco era in the early 1970s.” …
The series that started with The Record: Contemporary Art & Vinyl at the MAM, a couple of weeks ago, continues this fun look back on the Disco history of vinyl in Miami – the producers, manufacturers, talent/artists, distributors, buyers, etc. … “the music biz in its glory”.
Thursday, April 5, 2012, 6-9pm MIAMI VINYL: The History of Record-Making in Miami Part I: The 1970s and earlier.
April 5, 2012 – Panel discussion begins 6:30pm, doors open 6pm (limited seating):
• Willie J. Clarke – legendary Miami producer and songwriter
• Jeff Lemlich – Music historian; author of Savage Lost: Florida Garage Bands, The ’60s and Beyond; founder of Limestone Lounge Florida Music Forum
• Henry Stone – founder and owner of the famed TK Records, home of disco stars KC and the Sunshine Band; known for defining the “Miami sound” since the 1960s.
Good to hear collectors/historians Andrew Yeomanson & Jeff Lemlich tell their side as a fan/collector that paints a picture of a Miami Music landscape, called the Miami-sound. Great gathering of various different people, from different corners of Miami.