Down the Rhodes - The Fender Rhodes Story - Hardcover with DVD

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The Fender Rhodes story is a historical tribute to the electric pianothat changed the sound of music. Invented by Harold Rhodes as arehabilitation tool for soldiers in World War II, the Fender Rhodespiano both revolutionized and empowered musicians to explore a new,electric frontier of music. Through interviews with a remarkable cast ofmusic notables, the book takes an insider's look into how this electricpiano played – and continues to play – an integral role in the creationof a wealth of music, from the 1960s through today. The collection ofinterviews with Michael Bearden, George Benson, Stanley Clarke, ChickCorea, D'Angelo, Eumir Deodato, George Duke, Larry Dunn, Donald Fagen,Ronnie Foster, Rodney Franklin, Robert Glasper, Jay Graydon, DaveGrusin, Don Grusin, Onaje Allan Gumbs, Ellis Hall, Herbie Hancock, LalahHathaway, Rami Jaffee, Bob James, Quincy Jones, Ramsey Lewis, JeffLorber, Robin Lumley, Ray Manzarek, Les McCann, Marcus Miller, SteveMolitz, John Novello, David Paich, Jerry Peters, Greg Phillinganes,James Poyser, Patrice Rushen, Joe Sample, Lenny White, Maurice White,Vince Wilburn Jr., Allee Willis, the CBS musical instruments staff, andothers provides for a rare glimpse at the music history behind some ofthe most memorable music of our time.

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