Monday, March 21, 2011

PowerTrump-Jesse Mcguire Update

We have an update to Jesse Mcquire's new CD "Twice As Good, For Half As Much.  It can now be purchased at DigStation, here is the link...

As soon as the CD is available at other retailers we will let you know.

In the can listen to cuts from the CD here at

Thursday, March 17, 2011

Monophonics info new CD by Jesse McGuire and updated playlist

Monophonics have a new single, and its in our rotation the title is "Bang Bang". Also, this Saturday March 19th at the Boom Boom Room in San Francisco the Monophonics are Celebrating the release of their new 45 off Colemine Records. If your in the area check them out.

Jesse Mcguire has a new CD out, and its title is 'Twice As Good, For Half as Much". We have three songs form this CD in our rotation they are "Its All About Family", "Twice As Good, For Half As Much", "Southside Sunset".

You can purchase the CD directly from Jesse at It will also be available at major retailiers such as CDbaby, Itunes and Amazon within the next few weeks.

Jesse has performed, toured and/or recoreded with the following artists Wynton Marsalis, Tower of Power, Esteban, Arturo Sandoval, Pat Boone, James Brown, Andrae Crouch, The Winans, Billy Preston, Sam (Soul Man) Moore, Sister Sledge, Jessy Dixon, Sammy Hagar, Jeffery Osborne, Vickie Winans, Tim Bowman, The Clark Sisters, The Dells, Paul Simon, Stevie Wonder, Eddie Mitchell, and with Phil Driscoll, in addition to serving as opening concert performances most recently for James Taylor, Elton John, and Seal.

Here is a video clip of Jesse perfoming the National Anthem at a Suns/Lakers Game:

New Playlist as of Today.  In Artist order not in order of play:

**Alias Smith and Lane/Smile & Nod
**Ambergris/Chocolate Pudding
**Anthony Setola/Oakland And Back
**August The Band/Go Down Gamblin'
**Average White Band/Pick Up The Pieces
**Back To Basic/Peace And Understanding
**Barry Danielian/Preconceived Notions
**BIG HORNS BEE/Vamp Intro (Reprise)
**Big Sam's Funky Nation/Big Ol' Booty
**Bill Bergman & The Metro Jets/Laguna
**Bill Champlin/Stone Cold Hollywood
**Bill Evans/The Shorty Shuffle
**Bill King's Rhythm Express/Rhythm Express
**Bing & The Bingtones/Funk With Me
**Blowzone/Pocket Change
**Bobby Purify/What's Old To You
**Bobby Wayne/Soul Station
**Bononia Sound Machine/TWISU
**Boston Horns/Dyno-mite
**Brand New Heavies/Have A Good Time
**Brecker Bros./Sneakin' Up Behide You
**Brian Culbertson/You Got To Funkifize feat Chance Howard
**Bull City Syndicate/My Baby Loves You
**CALVIN ARNOLD/Satisfy My Women
**Candy Dulfer/Drop It In The Slot
**Catfish Kray/Busy Woman Blues
**Chad Rager Groove/Whipping Post
**Charles Wells/It's My Turn
**Charles Wright/Love Land
**Chase/Handbags And Gladrags
**Chester Thompson/Power House
**Chuck Mangione/Children Of Sanchez (Theme)
**Clarence Reid/Nobody But You Babe
**Clayton Scott Group/Color Of Love
**Cold Blood/Down To The Bone
**Cracked Ice/New Shade Of Bue
**Craig King/Feelin' Like A New 45
**Darrell Nulisch/My Baby's Gone
**Dave Koz/Put The Top Down
**David Mann/Urban Eyes
**David Sanborn/St. Louis Blues
**Delbert McClinton/Maybe Someday Baby
**Dko the Darren Kramer Organization/Quench!
**Doctor Funk/It May Be Very Good
**Downchild Blues Band/I Got Everything I Need
**Dr. John/Such A Night
**Dyke & The Blazers/We Got More Soul
**Earl Thomas/Can't Live Without You
**Earth, Wind, & Fire/Sun Goddess [Live]
**East Bay Soul/Five To Eleven
**Eddie Floyd/Groove Me
**Eli Paperboy Reed/Come And Get It
**Eric Bolvin/Rocket Love
**Eric Miyashiro/Ken's Bar
**Euge Groove/From The Top
**Five Alarm Funk/Hot Funk Sunday
**Four80East/Loosey Goosey
**Francis Rocco Prestia/Don't Play Around
**Frank Biner/Frankie B. Is Back In Town
**Frank Williams & the Rocketeers/Show Me What You Got
**Funk Filharmonik/Everything 4 Free
**Funkiphino/Hold On
**Gangbuster/Midnight Hour
**Glenn Walters with the Strokeland Superband/A Woman's Touch
**Glenn Walters/Pain In My Heart
**Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band/There's The Rub
**Gota Yashiki/What's Up Charlie
**Grant Smith And The Power/Keep On Running
**Greg Adams/'Sup With That
**Heavy Metal Horns/Horns In The House
**Here Come The Mummies/Tip Toe
**Herman Matthews/Function At The Junction
**Hip Service/Hip2DaFunk
**Howard Tate/Night Owl
**Huey Lewis And The News/Respect Yourself
**Ides of March/Vehicle
**James Brown/Soul Power (Parts 1 & 2)
**Jay Beckenstein/Goodbye Pork Pie Hat
**Jay Soto/Slammin'
**Jazzkantine/Take Five
**Jerry Lacroix/Ninety Nine And One-Half (Won't Do)
**Jesse McGuire-PowerTrump/Its All About Family
**Jesse McGuire-PowerTrump/Twice As Good, For Half As Much
**Jesse-McGuire PowerTrump/Southside Sunset
**John Shipley/Ruby Lips And Opal Eyes
**Jon R. Smith/I'm So Lonesome
**Kenny Neal/Ain't Nothing You Can Do
**King Beez/Against The Grain
**Larry Carlton/Minute By Minute
**Lighthouse/One Fine Morning
**LTD feat. Jeffrey Osborne/Back in Love Again
**Luther Kent/I Pity The Fool
**Monophonics/BANG BANG
**North Of Soul/Put It Where You Want It
**North Of Soul/You're Still A Young Man
**Santa Fe & The Fat City Horns/Ain't That Peculiar
**Scott Martin/Just Don't Want To Be Lonely
**Sweat & Tears Blood/God Bless The Child
**The Bamboos/Funky Buttercup
**The Blues Brothers/Closing: I Can't Turn You Loose
**The Bo-Keys/Doin' it to Death
**The Boogie Kings/Hold On, I'm Comin'
**The Brian Setzer Orchestra/Jump Jive An' Wail
**The Buckinghams/Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
**The Chops Band/Up For The Downstroke
**The Commitments/Mr. Pitiful
**The Dexters/Pass The Peas
**The Dirty Dozen Brass Band/Sissy Strut
**The Domino Band/Lets Stay Together
**The Doobie Brothers/Long Train Running
**The Groove Hogs/Shoulda Read The Rules
**Tower of Power/Back On The Streets Again
**Tower Of Power/Below Us, All The City Lights
**Tower Of Power/Vuela Por Noche

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

TOP Ten ways we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Oakland By Al Carlos

10. Lime Kool-Aid, Prom dresses and Eye shadow.

9. Corned beef and cabbage burritos.

8. Blame Leprechauns for all purse snatchings.

7. Green eggs and spam.

6. Female thugs are called Hoochiegans.

5. Sing to each other ”O’ Homie” "O' Homie, don't ya know me, know me...

4. Shamrocks instead of Crack rocks.

3. Kissing the Blarney stoned.

2. What starts as a parade, when one starts running, everybody starts running.

1. River dancing on the bottom, pop locking on the top.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

TOP Ten things band members from Oakland need to know about Japan By Al Carlos

10. 戻ってオークランドに

9. Saying, What the “Fukuoka” are you talking about? is acceptable.

8. Cannot eat ribs, pronounced “Libs” with chop sticks.

7. Someone bowing in front of you is not an opportunity to snatch a wallet.

6. It is polite to take your shoes off before entering someone’s home; it is rude to leave wearing someone else’s newer shoes.

5. Sushi is supposed to be raw, and not considered fishing bait.

4. Not all the dudes know Karate, only the ones with cute girlfriends.

3. Sake is rice wine served at room temperature in tiny cups so quit asking for ice cubes and a kool aid glass.

2. Do not get drunk and wear slippery church shoes on the bullet train.

1. It’s Yo Mama san.