“International Sound Xtravaganza 2″

THE ULTIMATE UNDERGROUND EXPERIENCE Presents “International Sound Xtravaganza 2″



This show is dedicated to my Brother Clayton Karush, his Family, the  memory and legacy of world renowned musician/pianist, Mr. Larry Karush, who crossed over this past week!


Larry Karush was an improvising pianist/composer with roots in Jazz, 20th/21st century western music, African-based percussion, and the classical music of North India.  From Carnegie Hall to the Purple Onion, he has performed Jazz  with John Abercrombie, Jane Ira Bloom, Jay Clayton, Bennie Wallace, and Oregon, World Music  with Kanai Dutta, Francisco Aguabella, and Glen Velez, and New Music  with Steve Reich and Terry Riley, in addition to his own solo piano performances.


His compositions and improvisations have been recorded on the ECM, Vanguard, Inner City, AudioQuest, Music of the World, Groovenote, and NAXOS labels.  He has received grants and commissions from the New York Foundation for the Arts, the NEA/Arts International, Meet the Composer, the California Arts Council, and the City of Los Angeles.  He  is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship in music composition, and a nominee for the 2008 Herb Alpert Foundation Prize in Music.


He has performed concerts of original music for solo piano and his piano/world percussion – based ensemble, The Combination, throughout the United States in addition to festival appearances in Europe, Canada, and South Africa.


Musical Artists Include: Chris Jasper (Los Angeles), Shane Hunter (Miami), Evgenia Laguna (Russia), Giuseppe Carapella (Italy), Prince Malik (New York), Katya Vass (Los Angeles), Andre “The Player” Jackson (Germany), Suzy & The Solid Senders (Los Angeles), Ganesh (Italy), The Joffel Project (Finland), DJ Aidan Bega ft. James Kannis (Australia)! 


Special Thanks – Music Xray, Musik Lounge, Musik & Film, LinkedIn, Facebook, KLED Live FM & KLEO TV

Air Date:  9/9/13 


Broadcast # 195

Duration: 1:00:00



The Uncle Earl

"In order to succeed, we must first believe that we can." - Nikos Kazantzakis The art of success begins first within your heart, no better example to attain this claim than the man of many talents that we have come to know thru the years in the industry as Lacy Darryl Phillips. Lacy Darryl Phillips aka THE UNCLE EARL, an Award Winning American Recording Artist, Songwriter, Producer, Actor, Radio Personality & DJ. President of Earl Hitz Records, a NYC label created to embrace the sounds of house, dance, electronic pop, and funk music. As an avid culture curator of performance & music for the world, he wanted to pay homage by creating "The New Paradise Garage Experience". He is also the Creator/Producer of Ultimate Underground, Host/DJ of his weekly radio show, The Ultimate Underground Experience now celebrating it’s 9th successful anniversary. Lacy Darryl Phillips has a career in the entertainment industry which spans four decades, in the disciplines of acting, singing, dancing, directing, choreography, and songwriting. He has worked with recording artists, such as Mariah Carey, Lauryn Hill, Vanessa Williams, Grace Jones, Sheena Easton, Peabo Bryson, CeCe Peniston, James Ingram, Lou Rawls, The Bette Davis, Debbie Allen, Ray Chew, Randy Jackson, N.W.A. (Dr. Dre & Eazy-E), Jimmy Z., and Lonnie Gordon, among others. Past performances include: The Triad (NYC), House Of Yes (Brooklyn, NY), Coney Island Baby (NYC), Gold Sounds (Brooklyn, NY), Friars Club (NYC), The Delancey (NYC), Madison Street Theater (Chicago), Jazzmobile Summerfest (NYC), Marcus Garvey Park (NYC), JCC Manhattan (NYC), Broadway Sings For Pride (NYC), Gay Pride Festival (NYC), The Landmark (LA).