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Bill Heller

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S4 E9 - Interview with Bill Heller

Can Do with Bill Duncliffe

Fascinating discussion this week on the Can Do podcast with previous guest and award winning author Bill Heller. We talk about the microscope our sport is under and continue the debate about the use of Lasix on our athletes.

31mins

25 Feb 2020

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S4 E9 - Interview with Bill Heller

Can Do with Bill Duncliffe

Fascinating discussion this week on the Can Do podcast with previous guest and award winning author Bill Heller. We talk about the microscope our sport is under and continue the debate about the use of Lasix on our athletes.

31mins

25 Feb 2020

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Bill Heller of The Rippingtons

Taking Care of Business

This week on the show, we welcome keyboardist Bill Heller of the Rippingtons! A production of LIU Public Radio. Visit us at WCWP.org

53mins

12 Apr 2019

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Bill Heller of the Rippingtons

My Father's Place Radio

It is an incredible honor to be the first to show case a new album on FM radio. In this episode of My Father's Place Radio, Richard Solomon interviews Bill Heller of the Rippingtons. The new album is entitled "Open Road." This is his official bio: Bill Heller, best known as the keyboard player for the legendary contemporary jazz group the Rippingtons, grew up in a very musical household on Long Island, NY. His Dad was a conductor (NYC Subway), and his Mom orchestrated all the activities around the house! From an early age, he and his two brothers were surrounded by family get-togethers filled with music. It wasn't long before he got into the act, playing accordion! Bill attended Fredonia State University, and received a degree in Music Education. Bill met Russ Freeman (leader of the Rippingtons) while recording at his studio in Colorado. Russ asked him to play on a few tracks that he was producing for his and Craig Chaquico's "Redwoods to the Rockies". His first Rippingtons recording was “Topaz”, back in 1998, and he began performing live with the band in March of 2001. Since then, Bill has co-produced all of Craig’s CDs, of which a few songs made it to the #1 position on the smooth jazz charts! Bill released his first effort as a solo artist Find the Way in 2014. The project contains 12 titles, all written and produced by Bill. This recording features performances by Jeff Kashiwa and Eric Marienthal, and three different rhythm sections. From the Rippingtons Dave Karasony-drums and Rico Belled-bass, Joel Rosenblatt-drums (Spyro Gyra, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bill Evans, Michel Camillo) and Dave Anderson-bass (Bill Evans, Art Garfunkel, Blood Sweat & Tears, Bob Baldwin), Frank Belluci-drums (Bucky Pizzarelli, Oz Noy, Rachel Z) and Jim Cammack-bass (Ahmad Jamal), also Carl Fischer-trumpet (Billy Joel, Maynard Ferguson), and Luis Bonilla-trombone (Diana Ross, Marc Anthony, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra). For the last ten years Bill has served as the Musical Director for the Long Island Hall of Fame awards shows. He provided arrangements and incidental music for these shows. The bands he assembled accompanied such acts as Daryl McDaniels of RUN-DMC, Kurtis Blow, Little Anthony and the Imperials, Gary US Bonds, Felix Cavaliere, The Lovin Spoonful, Charlie Daniels, Eddie Money, Steve Vai, Vince Giordano, and more. Some of the legends inducted at these shows have included Clive Davis, Ron Delsner, Lou Reed, Eddie Palmieri, Charles Koppelman, and Steven Van Zandt. Bill has produced recordings for jazz guitarists Steve Briody and Matt Marshak. He has also performed on Broadway for the shows Movin’ Out and Hot Feet!

53mins

21 Mar 2019

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Colloquium 2009 Keynote Address (AUDIO ONLY) - Bill Heller

New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Inc.

This is an audio version of Bill Heller's Keynote Address at the 2009 NYSAFLT Colloquium in Albany, NY

33mins

25 Apr 2009

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Colloquium 2009 Keynote Address - Bill Heller

New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers, Inc.

This is a video of Bill Heller's Keynote Address at the 2009 NYSAFLT Colloquium in Albany, NY

32mins

24 Apr 2009