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Norman Connors

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Norman Connors - You Are My Starship

I'd Buy That For A Dollar

Guest host Andrew 'Dreas' Christopoulos spins us a groovy slab of jazzy R&B in the form of Norman Connors' You Are My Starship. We dig into the important questions like, "Wait, isn't that a boat?"   If you like us, please support us at patreon.com/idbuythatpodcast to get exclusive content (episodes on 45s!), or tell a friend about us. Broke and have no friends? Leave us a review, it helps more people find us. Thanks!


26 Jan 2021

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Once I've Been There by Norman Connors

Classic 45's Jukebox

Label: Buddah 570 djYear: 1977Condition: M-Price: $12.00Stereo/Mono promo copy. This is a dynamite dancer at the cusp of Funky Soul and Northern Soul... a definite keeper! The vocal is by Prince Phillip Mitchell. Like the retail release, this promo has a specially edited version of a 5:49 album track. Note: This beautiful copy comes in a vintage Buddah Records factory sleeve. The grooves preserve pristine audio.

12 Nov 2020

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S04E08 Norman CONNORS

Dans le Rétro

Un formidable artiste ayant collaboré comme Carlos GARNETT avec des musiciens renommés et déniché de nombreux nouveaux talents. Playlist : Stella > Norman CONNORS THIS IS YOUR LIFE (Buddah Records en 1977) / Captain Connors > Norman CONNORS THIS IS YOUR LIFE (Buddah Records en 1977) / Wouldn't You Like to See > Norman CONNORS THIS IS YOUR LIFE (Buddah Records en 1977) / The Creator > Norman CONNORS THIS IS YOUR LIFE (Buddah Records en 1977) / The post S04E08 Norman CONNORS first appeared on Radio Campus Angers.


20 Oct 2020

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The Norman Connors Interview

The Jake Feinberg Show

How was music taught to my guest. He studied music as Prestigious institutions but the music was in the streets and on the bandstand. New a Rules were being created by my guests heroes who were stretching the sonic boundaries playing African Juju Music with acoustic instruments. Playing thesaurus' of scales and free form with a little Kama Sutra mixed in. Melodic improvisation must be swung by the drum in 4 in 7 in 9, 11. Keeping time in polyrhythmic progressions of idas spilling out of my guest on his Starship with a big Buddha at the helm. Norman Connors welcome to the JFS--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/jake-feinberg/support


5 Oct 2020

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The Wilberforce University Alumni present Norman Connors & the New Starship Orchestra - Neil Harding

Canton's Morning News with Pam Cook

There is some fantastic jazz music coming to Canton Ohio. What is going to be playing here & when? Pam found out those answers and more this morning.


29 Aug 2019

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Norman Connors - Star Power on WDKK Radio


Growing up as the ever consummate musician, Norman Connors saw a lot of stars along the way whether mentors, idols, or strong inspirations that just fueled his love for jazz and soul.  The Philadelphia native picked up his first set of drumsticks at age five while picking up a keen ear for composing Remembering his affection for sweet soul music, his musical direction shifted to a jazz/R&B hybrid after his first four recordings. When not behind his drum kit, Connors became more active in realizing future R&B star's dreams as a mentor and producer to many vocal soul stars in the making.  Phyllis Hyman, Jean Carne, & Michael Henderson (also a former bass guitarist for Miles Davis) and guitarist Norman Brown were just a few of what Connors dubbed the Starship family, named after his trademark smash from 1976 - You Are My Starship. Connors produced a stream of recordings in the seventies before slowing down with intermittent contributions since.

1hr 16mins

11 Mar 2012