Winner Producing Company, P.O. Box 55, Southport CT 06890
Phone 203-259-7576 | Fax 203-259-7540
e-mail to Mark Naftalin, Winner Producing Company, and the Blues Power Hour
e-mail to Ellen Naftalin
To hear a Blues Power Hour on the KALW website...
please click here and select "Blues Power Hour"
On the site now (December, 2012):
A Blues Power Hour Christmas Special
Air date: December 23, 1985
Little Johnny Taylor, Ray Charles, Lowell Fulson, Charles Brown,
Sonny Boy Williamson, George Jones, Freddie King,
The Swan Silvertones, The Staple Singers, and more...
Plus...Mark Naftalin's "Silent Night" piano solo
Future "Blues Power Hours"
will air on KALW from time to time.
They will be announced here,
and may be announced in the KALW program guide or on the station's website.
The most recent show aired on October 10, 2012.
There are no others scheduled as of this date: December 9, 2012.
Mark Naftalin's Blue Monday Party, Volumes 1 & 2
Lowell Fulson, Percy Mayfield, Ester Jones, Dr. Wild Willie Moore
Bobby Murray, Henry Oden, Fred Casey, Mark Naftalin
John Lee Hooker, Charlie Musselwhite, Luther Tucker, Francis Clay
Henry Oden, Gary Silva, Mark Naftalin
DVD program details are the same as for the two Blue Monday Party VHS videos.
For details or to order, please click here.
Paul Butterfield Blues Band, James Cotton, Pee Wee Crayton, Lowell Fulson, Percy Mayfield,
Carla Thomas, Ron Thompson, Henry Townsend, Muddy Waters, Junior Wells, more...
28 photos altogether
"...Man, it was blues heaven in Chicago in the late fifties and early sixties, and I was an angel in residence.
I moved out of my mother's house, I had to pull a knife on her to escape out the door
with my suitcase full of underwear and Kirkegaard..."
"...He spins heart-stopping tales of loneliness, despair, addiction and redemption,
timeless comments on life at the edges of American society..."
"...Thoughts to remember:
Never sell yourself or your art in any manner that would shame you.
It's a good life, being a musician, so don't trade it in for a temporary high.
If your music doesn't give you a natural high, then there is something missing in your music or yourself or both..."
-- From the essay "The Drummer As Person"