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Featured in TIR Episode 255 (Parts 3-4 of 4): Drummer Michael Bland, best known as a member of Prince’s New Power Generation band and his subsequent work with the superstar as well as associated acts. Here in the first of an epic four parts spread over two TRUTH IN RHYTHM episodes he shares a candid, insider account of the man, the band and the music.
Bland has also carved out a very impressive career holding the beat down for a broad range of well-known artists, including Phil Upchurch, Foley, George Benson, Maxwell, Jef Lee Johnson, Jonny Lang, Soul Asylum, Mandy Moore, Miley Cyrus, Indigenous, Nick Jonas, the Backstreet Boys, Clay Aiken, Demi Lovato, Boyz II Men, Chaka Khan, Maceo Parker, Vulfpeck and Cory Wong.
RECORDED JUNE 2022
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