Steel Notes Magazine December 2016 - Page 26

Steel Notes Magazine December 2016 Interview Marlowe B West Takez Manhattan presentz An Interview with Ronnie Wheeler by Marlowe B West w/ photos by Alan Rand and Johan Vipper Ladies and Gentlemen and Children of All Ages ... In case you've been living off in a bubble ... cut off from the liquid brain media ... so fluidly dispensed ... and replacing knowledge with the latest scoop ... unaware of the latest happenings and the hottest poop ... my name is Marlowe B West and I am your Ring Leader ... Now if you were to scan (as I have been doing for the past few years) through New York ... following the glorious, rejuvenating, invigorating evidence that there really is life in the young blood that is dying to be recognized, heard and understood ... you would, no doubt, run into Ronnie Wheeler ... This guy is a true Rock and Roll Animal ... and I mean that in the truest sense of the word ... Let me introduce my friend, Ronnie Wheeler, to all of my beautiful and loyal readers and fans ... MBW: Hi Ronnie ... Would you like to start this interview off by telling us about all of the many wildly innovative and thrilling musical endeavors you presently have going on ??? RW: Red Gretchen, Mora Tau, Bowhead, Bad Avocado & Ronnie Wheeler Blues ... I have a big party coming up Feb 4 ... Ronnie Wheeler & The Devils Elixir. My birthday show ... where I will bring all my bands to the Beast of Bourbon. 26 Steel Notes Magazine MBW: That sounds terribly awesome ... love that place ... I knew you were a busy guy, but how does one juggle so many acts ... and they are each profoundly unique ... somehow you defy schizophrenia ... just remarkable ... I can honestly tell you I loved Red Gretchenon sight ... why d on't you tell us about it ???