Category Archives: Monkey Power Trio

The Monkey Power Trio has reached the top of the charts in California

I’m not sure what to make of this… According to reports from KDVS FM, my one-day-a-year band’s latest record, Left Behind, is the number one album on the campus of UC Davis.

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The demands of black students at EMU, debunking myths about Rosie the Riveter and the Arsenal of Democracy, going inside the Paris climate talks, and sharing the music of the Monkey Power Trio… on episode 34 of the Saturday Six Pack

If you haven’t yet listened to last weekend’t episode of the Saturday Six Pack, you should. It was a nearly perfect mix, at least from my perspective, of seriously thought-provoking and just plain fun. Among other things, we talked with a representative from the University of Michigan delegation at the Paris climate talks, two of […]

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Black student demands at EMU, the truth about Rosie the Riveter, an inside look at the Paris climate talks, and a painfully honest critique of the new Monkey Power Trio record… on this weekend’s edition of The Saturday Six Pack

After two weeks off to focus on the consumption of turkey, mashed potatoes and jello salad, we’re back in the AM 1700 studio this Saturday evening at 6:00 to talk about everything from the recent demands made by representatives of EMU’s black student body, to the climate talks currently taking place in Paris. If you’re […]

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The Monkey Power Trio present “Left Behind,” chronicling their musical adventures from 2011 – 2013

There must be something in the air… A few days ago I posted about our just-completed Monkey Power Trio session in Cleveland. Then, yesterday evening, I got word from a friend in Ann Arbor that WCBN was playing our stuff. And, now, after years and years of waiting, the world has the new Monkey Power […]

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Monkey Power Trio 21… 60 hours in the Cleveland suburbs with a bullhorn

The weekend before last marked the 21st meeting of my one-day-a-year pseudo-band, the Monkey Power Trio. For those of you who might not be familiar with our origin story, it all began back in 1995 with a promise between old friends one hot, summer afternoon in Brooklyn. On the spur of the moment, we’d decided […]

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