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Guitarist Jim Hagen Grooves with Rod Bennett’s Vibes on ‘Jazzical’

For veteran contemporary jazz guitarist Jim Hagen, "Jazzical" is more than the follow-up to his critically acclaimed 2012 eponymous debut. "Jazzical" is also a sublime...
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‘Strat Cats’ Jeff Beck & Buddy Guy Tour U.S., Rock Hollywood Bowl Aug. 10

By Stephen K. Peeples Grammy-winning Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame icons and Fender Stratocaster-playing "Strat Cats" Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy hit the road this...

‘Carry On’ with Stephen Stills Boxed Set

Visit the Peeples Place at KHTS front page. The much-anticipated Stephen Stills "Carry On" boxed set is due from Rhino Entertainment on March 26, four...
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Hard Six ‘Behind the Lens’ Rocks with Stephen K. Peeples

Ventura's outlaw punkabilly trio Hard Six launched "Behind the Lens," an exhibit of 19 photos of the band shot by 10 Southern California photographers,...
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Joe Nick Patoski Q&A on Doug Sahm Film

Totally true tall tales from Texas about Biblical floods, Doug Sahm, Texas music, Texas Tornados, rednecks, cowboys, hippies, San Antonio, Austin, Houston, Huey P....
Limitless members Emily and Ryan Arshonsky on SCVTV's House Blend with Stephen K. Peeples

Limitless Returns to SCVTV’s ‘House Blend’ with Stephen K. Peeples

Santa Clarita Teen Brother-Sister Duo Features Songs from their Debut Album, ‘Not Quite New,’ Chat with Host in Second Guest Spot on ‘House Blend’ By...
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Beatles’ ‘Abbey Road’ 50th Anniversary Editions Out Sept. 27

London – As widely anticipated by Beatles fans worldwide, special 50th-anniversary editions of the band's "Abbey Road" album, newly mixed by Giles Martin and...
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Playboy Jazz Festival 2013 Swings June 15-16

Father’s Day Weekend Lineup Stars Sheila E., Naturally 7/Herbie Hancock, Trombone Shorty, the Brubeck Brothers, George Duke/Jeffrey Osborne and 15 More from Legends to...
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Singer Sara Niemietz, Guitarist Snuffy Walden Preview New Songs on ‘House Blend’

Return to the Peeples Place at KHTS portal. Sara Niemietz & Snuffy Walden make encore 'House Blend' appearance Santa Clarita-based rock, soul and torch singer, songwriter,...
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Reflections on Solid State Neon Faces

Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples comments on the transition of the neon jukebox from analog to digital for a Replay magazine story published...
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