“Upfront & Backstage with Ain’t Misbehavin’!

The Underground Experience Presents “Upfront & Backstage with Ain’t Misbehavin’!


Join me for a front row seat to the Fall ‘Fats Waller’ Jazz Musical Sensation  at the ICT Theatre/Long Beach Performing Arts Center!


You will catch candid backstage interviews and hear some amazing onstage performances………..


Time: Now and Then

Place: A Stormy Night In Harlem

The Run: October 9 – November 4, 2012


 Show  Promotion Video Link: http://youtu.be/WOproi53Ye8




The Cast:  Philip Brandon, Niketa Calame, Dedrick Bonner, Amber Mercomes, Jennifer Shelton & Lacy Darryl Phillips aka Uncle Earl


Director: Saundra McClain


Choreographer: Stephen Semien


Musical Director: Rahn Coleman


The Band: Brad Babinski, James Yoshizawa, Greg Erskin, Mike Bush, Caesar Martinez


Broadcast # 150A

Air Date: 12/10/19

Duration:  0:59:35


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).