The Fender Rhodes Story
A film documenting the history of the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano
The project is a historical tribute to the instrument that captured generations of musicians and public alike with its unique sound and musical qualities with 46 interviews (musicians and technicians interviewed on-camera of their experiences with the instrument):
Michael Bearden, George Benson, Stanley Clarke, Chick Corea, D’Angelo, Eumir Deodato, George Duke, Larry Dunn, Donald Fagen, Ronnie Foster, Rodney Franklin, Dave Grusin, Don Grusin, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Ellis Hall, Herbie Hancock, Lalah Hathaway, Rami Jaffee, Bob James, Quincy Jones, Ramsey Lewis, Jeff Lorber, Robin Lumley, Ray Manzarek, Les McCann, Marcus Miller, Steve Molitz, John Novello, David Paich, Jerry Peters, Greg Phillinganes, James Poyser, Patrice Rushen, Joe Sample, Lenny White, Maurice White, Vince Wilburn Jr., Allee Willis … and more.
Check out a webisode featuring Jazz Piano/Producer George Duke!!
Produced and Directed by Benjamin Bove & Gerald McCauley
Narrator: Dorian Harewood
Sound mixed by Grammy-nominated engineer, Dave Rideau
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