Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris

Darrell Craig Harris & Nigel J. Farmer

Darrell has interviewed numerous household names in the music world, from global rock and pop superstars to jazz luminaries. Talking about all things music, with guests from many parts of the music world including artists, record labels, musical instrument manufacturers, music biz insiders, and more! Co-produced with Nigel J. Farmer @ www.VoiceWrapStudio.com / https://JazzTribe.News

Famous Movie & TV composer - William Goldstein is my special guest on episode 02, S-06  of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Sep 20 2022
Famous Movie & TV composer - William Goldstein is my special guest on episode 02, S-06 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Listen in on this fascinating chat, and the LIVE 3-Note improvisational piano composition playing that of my special guest William Goldstein kindly created for me. He has been a recording artist for Motown and CBS Masterworks. His own label, distributed worldwide by The Orchard has over 60 albums currently available generating over 3,000,000 streams monthly. He has scored over 50 Movie and Television projects, including Fame & The Miracle Worker. He has written on the arts for The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times. He has been a pioneer in the use of computers and electronic instruments in music. His most distinguishing characteristic as a composer / pianist is his gift of "Instant Composition", which he shares with audiences through Master Classes, recitals and Albums. These accolades are just scratching the surface. So, wherever you're enjoy the next 45 minutes in the company of this music master ~ William Goldstein, my thanks to YOU for choosing to listen in...  Here is a link to William Goldstein's website and his Spotify and YouTube channels.   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Catch-up with Women In Jazz Media Founder  ++ Fiona Ross on the first new episode of season six after the summer break, on  Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Sep 1 2022
Catch-up with Women In Jazz Media Founder ++ Fiona Ross on the first new episode of season six after the summer break, on Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
My good friend in London, UK - Fiona Ross, and I had a chance to catch up as we end the summer 2022 break. We chat about Women In Jazz Media ~ founded by Fiona, now with a 22 member female team, and publishing their fourth Women In Jazz Media high-quality digital magazine, with subscribers across the globe.  Fiona Ross is a real joy to know, very caring and I am totally amazed at her multi-talented skills. She tends to rave on about new and upcoming musicians - constantly encouraging and supporting the younger generations. Fiona is constantly on the go. It's like she has some secret access to NASA rocket fuel. In fact, I don't think she's actually ever stopped since she started in showbusiness at the age of 2-years old. Listen in and enjoy finding out about this really authentic, fascinating advocate of so....many people. Have a look at the Women In Jazz Media website and its social media links...Plus, her website - especially her BIO and see some of the well-known pop stars she's had a hand in helping on the road to global fame. Please check out and it's many projects. Also, Fiona's website @ FionaRoss.Co.UK - also her Social-Media channels. Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Music industry PR guru Laura Whitmore from Positive Grid (formerly Marshall, KORG) speaks with Darrell Craig Harris on episode 05 of season 05 of Music Matters Podcast.
May 24 2022
Music industry PR guru Laura Whitmore from Positive Grid (formerly Marshall, KORG) speaks with Darrell Craig Harris on episode 05 of season 05 of Music Matters Podcast.
I recently chatted with Laura B Whitmore from the company Positive Grid Laura has a long history in the music manufacturing PR world, including working with Marshall, KORG, VOX, and several other well known companies! Laura is also founder of the very popular "She Rocks Awards". Checkout more on Laura B. Whitmore with these links below: Websites mad-sun.com  (Company Website) reverbnation.com/laurabwhitmore  (Original music) guitarworld.com/guitar-girld  (My articles on GuitarWorld.com)   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Country music singer, songwriter & Independent Artist - Troy Bullock chats with Darrell Craig Harris on Music Matters Podcast - EP.09
May 23 2022
Country music singer, songwriter & Independent Artist - Troy Bullock chats with Darrell Craig Harris on Music Matters Podcast - EP.09
My special guest on this episode is Troy Bullock - Bringing back True Country Music. Tradition has a new name. What once perhaps seemed outdated, now has a new voice. Troy is challenging the status quo, bringing a host of Traditional Country Music influences with him. Listen to Troy's recent new debut release, 'PAYDIRT' Troy and I really covered some ground in this episode from Gold mining to some of the moset important elements of life and family, being very musch what inspires Troy to express in his music. Being an independeant artist can be a challenging road to travel, not so with Troy. One of the things that i was left after spending quality time with this wholesome guy - was how kind hearted and determined he is to achieve the goals he's set for himself and the music that burns within him is shared with you. Troy Bullock's Music  website.     A Big thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer and the team @shure for their awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic! Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG And a Big Shout and thanks for the support of the following: Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama Shure microphones Affliction clothing  and Nigel J. my co-producer and voice over talent, all while running - Music Tribes Unite Media for our Podcast - Productions - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages:
With 100’s millions of music downloads, Matt Simons is my special guest on Episode 04, Season  05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Apr 28 2022
With 100’s millions of music downloads, Matt Simons is my special guest on Episode 04, Season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Listen in on my insight chat with Matt Simons, he has gone way viral with his music with 100’s of millions of downloads on several different platforms including Spotify. He is currently on tour with #2cellos #MattSimons Matt Simons emotional frankness has been a hallmark of his career. His sweet, plaintive, piano-rooted melodies allying themselves to lyrics that speak plainly, sometimes starkly, about important events in his life. I strongly suggest you checkout All things Matt Simons on one or all of his Social media and website link below:   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Angelo Garcia former member of the mega pop band Menudo (1988-90) and continues with a Big music career on episode 03, season 05 of Music Matters with  Darrell Craig Harris
Apr 22 2022
Angelo Garcia former member of the mega pop band Menudo (1988-90) and continues with a Big music career on episode 03, season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Angelo Garcia from the mega-popular boy band “Menudo” (1988 – 1990) shares about his first tour experience with the world famous group when he was 11 years old in Mexico! It's a very personal and honest discussion about his experiences with the group. Angelo has gone on to further his education as an adult student, all while still developing his music career, which continues to grow and grow, hitting viral status once again in Mexico and to a much wider audience. Please checkout the amazing music videos from Angelo and follow him on his social media channels… #AngeloGarcia #podcast   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
World renown vocalist/actor, and frequent BBC guest Richard Shelton on episode 02, season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Apr 19 2022
World renown vocalist/actor, and frequent BBC guest Richard Shelton on episode 02, season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
My special guest is Richard Shelton. A British film, TV and theatre actor and singer, who performed in ITV's Emmerdale. He portrayed Frank Sinatra in Rat Pack Confidential in London's West End, and performed in the movies House of Lies and in My Week with Marilyn. We chat about his new album coming out on April 20th ~ being an Englishman in LA, and a lot more. What a Great Guy. Listen in and be enthralled. To find out more about Richard Shelton, and I can highly recommend his new album, ( there's a YouTube link to get a great flavor of what I mean) have a look at his website and social media channel links as well. Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & with support from Music Crowns in London, www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp  #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Viral online music star Will Wood speaks about mental health and being a creative on episode 01 of our new season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Apr 13 2022
Viral online music star Will Wood speaks about mental health and being a creative on episode 01 of our new season 05 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Artist/Musician Will Wood speaks about getting healthy, being bipolar, and being creative in today's society! Will has strong and focused opinions of the potential downside of social-media for young fertile minds, let alone adults, especially over the CV19 pandemic-period. He also offers his thoughts on what the definition of success should mean for any creative person.   Check Will Wood out on his official YouTube channel:   and his Spotify channel:   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide & Behind The Curtains Media with support from www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Alan Roy Scott is an internationally-acclaimed songwriter, songwriting teacher, artist mentor, event producer, ++ on EP 17 - S04 of Music Matters Podcast
Mar 15 2022
Alan Roy Scott is an internationally-acclaimed songwriter, songwriting teacher, artist mentor, event producer, ++ on EP 17 - S04 of Music Matters Podcast
Listen in on my awesome chat with legendary songwriter Alan Roy Scott, a lovely gentleman with a huge history and many great stories! We covered a lot of ground on this episode, we hope you find it both enjoyable and insightful.   Some of the artists, films, tv shows, that Alan has written for!   Celine Dion, Luther Vandross, Notorious B.I.G., Gloria Estefan, Cyndi Lauper, Patti LaBelle, Neville Bros. Roberta Flack, Cher, Jason Gould, El DeBarge, Tiffany, Patti Austin, The Spinners, Rick Springfield, Martika, Oak Ridge Boys, Ricky Martin, Anne Murray, Johnny Mathis, Pointer Sisters, Sheena Easton, and Ray Charles among many. His work also has been featured in Films and TV shows such as “Top Gun,” “First Wives Club,” “Coming To America,” “Falling Inn Love”(Netflix),” “Redline,” “Karate Kid III,” “Summer School,” “Fame,” “Fame/LA,” “Sons of Anarchy,” “Oprah’s Next Chapter,” “Santa Barbara,” “Guiding Light,” “Melrose Place,” & “Beverly Hills 90210” among others..   To check out more about Alan you'll find his website link and social media channels below:     Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide with support from  www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com ~ Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: #music #love #hiphop #rap #art #musician #artist #musica #instagood #singer #instagram #rock #like #dance #guitar #photography #song #bhfyp #newmusic #life #producer #fashion #rapper #viral #songwriter #creative #podcast
Paola Vera - Professor of Vocal Jazz, singer-pianist/songwriter/coach & Mom - on episode 16, season 04 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Mar 8 2022
Paola Vera - Professor of Vocal Jazz, singer-pianist/songwriter/coach & Mom - on episode 16, season 04 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
We had such a lovely chat with artist, teacher, bandleader, Paola Vera coming to us from her home in France! Paola along with her artist career is also a highly respected music educator, who’s a professor of Jazz at the prestigious Conservatoire of Music in Bordeaux, France! Chatting about her inspirational life story - her arrival in France a decade ago, and the monumental achievements she's achieved in her musical, and music educational career, as a f/t working Mom, becoming a French citizen, learning a new language. Paola gives us the inside scoop on what was her motivation for her latest new single release ~ ''Jack Of All Trades' and YOU get to hear a clip as well ~ #WomensInternationalDay2022    You can check out ALL the links for Paola Vera -   Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris is sponsored by Kathy Ireland Worldwide with support from  www.MusicTribesUnite.News~ and Nigel J.~ my co-producer and voice over talent from his studio @  VoiceWrapStudio.com ~ Our thanks to Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama for our intro and outro backing music clip.    A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages:
Eric Martin, lead vocalist from the globally popular band Mr Big is our guest on Episode 11, Season 04 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
Feb 24 2022
Eric Martin, lead vocalist from the globally popular band Mr Big is our guest on Episode 11, Season 04 of Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris
From my super fun Music Matters with Darrell Craig Harris chat with amazing vocalist Eric Martin, lead singer for the globally popular band Mr Big on episode 11, season 4. MMP is sponsored by Switcher Studio and Kathy Ireland Worldwide. Support from Shure Music Tribes Unite You can find out more and connect with Eric Martin through his website and social media channels below: #MrBig #ericmartinband #podcast #linkinbio #entertainment #content #interview #podcastersofinstagram #media #podcasting #creators #podcastlife #amazonprime #recap #podcaster #applepodcasts #trivia #podcastshow #radioshow #podcasters #spotifypodcast #newsletter #applepodcast #crowdfunding #newpodcast #podcastenespañol #announcement Music Matter is sponsored by Switcher Studio and @KathyIrelandWorldwide with support from Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Also, Nigel J. my co-producer and voice over talent, all while running - Music Tribes Unite  & VoiceWrapStudio.com   A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the team @shure for their awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages:
Keyboardist Jason Miles’ New Book tells tales of creative collaboration with Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn...in episode 14, season 04 of Music Matters
Feb 15 2022
Keyboardist Jason Miles’ New Book tells tales of creative collaboration with Miles Davis, Chaka Khan, Luther Vandross, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn...in episode 14, season 04 of Music Matters
Listen in on my super fun chat with the highly respected keyboardist, producer, writer, Jason Miles , a really nice man with a huge story. He shares snippets of his exciting and revealing 'New Book' titled: The Extraordinary Journey of Jason Miles ~ A Musical Biography A series of short stories that brings you into the inner-sanctum of what it was like to work with artists like Miles Davis, Luther Vandross, Chaka Khan, Marcus Miller, David Sanborn, Roberta Flack, AMO... You are right in the studio, and on the road getting a birds eye view of Music History... Below are some quotes from Musical luminaries about working with Jason Miles. “Genius” -Miles Davis-1991 "Jason Miles is a Great Musician" -Chick Corea-2021 “Jason Miles has raised the level of excellence for the musicians who have had the good fortune of working with him, myself included. He has enriched the lives of the millions of people who have listened to the music he plays, the recordings he produces and the countless musicians he mentors and inspires. The work he did with my friends, Miles Davis and Marcus Miller have helped to define the modern face of jazz music."​ - Roberta Flack Please checkout Jason Miles 'New Book' pre-order page, his website, and his social media channels. episode of Music Matter is sponsored by Switcher Studio and @KathyIrelandWorldwide with support from Shure Shure UK Music Crowns , and Rodney Hall FAME Recording Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Also, Nigel J. my co-producer and voice over talent, all while running - Music Tribes Unite  & VoiceWrapStudio.com   A Big Shout and thanks to our friends at #AudioGeer , @sullenfamily and the awesome support! #Shure #MV7 #podcast mic!  Please check out our Music Matters podcast on @spotifypodcasts Hey, also check out the New Music Matters Podcast Website- and Music Matters SWAG - Please, support, LIKE and helps us grow - check out our Social Media pages: