We know this is a community of talented folks, but Hookist extraordinaire Shefik is really blowing our minds!
Shefik has a fascinating new show broadcast on 22 terrestrial radio stations & frequencies around the US that you gotta hear!
Shefik presents Invocation is an exciting mix of interviews, music and compelling ideas with prestigious and eclectic guests from diverse communities. From legends like Dionne Warwick and Melba Moore, to Grammy & Emmy nominated composer, William Goldstein, 12-year old Broadway star, Douglas Baldeo, and renowned thoracic surgeon, Dr. Hassan Tetteh, Shefik asks his guests consider a list of powerful words and choose one or two that resonate for them. The resulting interviews are deeply personal and filled with enlightening stories and words of wisdom. Shefik records the interviews and then pairs them with music that evokes the feeling of the story and the word.
You must check it out!
Watch Shefik’s interviews
with Dionne, Melba and William!
Dionne Warwick is a five-time Grammy Award-winning legend. She is an American singer, actress, and television show host, who became a United Nations Global Ambassador for the Food and Agriculture Organization, and a United States Ambassador of Health.
Melba Moore is an American R&B singer and actress. She is a four-time Grammy nominee and the winner of the 1970 Tony Award for Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical, for her performance as Lutiebelle in “Purlie”. With a total of eleven top ten U.S. hits on the Billboard charts over the past 40 years, both singles and albums, Melba Moore continues into the 21st century as one of pop music’s most enduring artists.
William Goldstein is a Grammy and Emmy nominated composer and recording artist. He has over 40 albums currently available and scored over 50 movie and television projects, including “Fame” and “The Miracle Worker”. He has written on the arts for The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times and he was a pioneer in the electronica movement, one of the first to incorporate the use of computers and electronic instruments in music.
Be sure to check out www.invocation.co
& tune into the latest episode!