Richard Neal is a Connecticut-based multi-instrumentalist (banjo, guitar, mandolin), recording studio operator, producer, session musician, stringed instrument teacher, songwriter, and performer. Visit Richard at www.facebook.com/richardfneal.

One Voice 

I also am honored to have played mandolin on the track "One Voice" produced by my friend Dean Falcone. It is from the soundtrack of the documentary "A Dog Named Gucci" and features the talents of a who's who of recording artists including Norah Jones, Aimee Mann, Neko Case, Susanna Hoffs, Brian May, among others. All proceeds are to be donated to several animal rights organizations.

I understand they planned to release a few different versions of the track, one featuring only the acoustic guitar and mandolin.

The official release on vinyl is Saturday, April 16 in celebration of Record Store Day. This link gets you to the Facebook Record Store Day page:

https://www.facebook.com/RecordStoreDay/

The track is also available for download at iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/…/al…/one-voice-single/id1077025931

 

The Endless Highway 

I had the great pleasure of appearing on the HAN network show "The Endless Highway" that was recorded yesterday. It will be netcast on Monday, April 18.

Huge thank you to host Rich Patchkofsky for extending the invitation and conducting an interesting interview. I'm very grateful for this excellent opportunity.

Follw this link to learn when it will be streamed, expect it to be scheduled soon: 

http://live.han.network/schedule/

Here is a youtube link to Love Struck: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V8LEq-C1dGI

Thanks again Rich for everything you've done...

Best Video IndieGoGo Fundraising Campaign 

Our friends at Best Video are nearing the deadline for this, we have until the end of the week of April 4. Any help goes a long way to insuring this valuable resource can continue offering up its superb roster of live performances.

Here's the link--please contribute, and thanks in advance!
 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/best-video-film-cultural-center-a-cultural-jewel--4#/

Thank you! 

A heartfelt thank you to all who attended the CD release shows over the last week. I'm very grateful to have the privilege of performing for you and being able to share the music--and have some fun in the process!

Watch for more shows to be added shortly...

This week: radio and a CD release concert 

Another radio spot, this one Tuesday evening with Jim Motavalli on WPKN 89.5 on your FM dial. We'll hit the air around 9 PM and see what happens...

Speaking of radio, you can catch the interview Frank Crittelli conducted last week on Cygnus radio's on demand page.

And on Saturday, April 2 I'll perform at the Suzuki School in Sandy Hook for the second stop on my CD release tour. Check my shows page for info, or visit their site to gather contact info: 

http://www.newtownsuzuki.com

This week... 

Tonight--Monday, March 21 at 7 PM--Cygnus Radio streams "On the Couch with Frank Critelli" in which Frank and I converse about all manner of things musical and otherwise.

And on Friday, March 25 the first CD release concert will take place at Best Video in Hamden. Get your copy of "A Step Up" there--or online soon at cdbaby.com, iTunes, Spotify, etc , etc...

And lest I forget: Thursday, March 24 at The Sitting Duck in Stratford with the Nameless Trio.

More Radio... 

I will join the venerable Jim Motavalii on Tuesday, March 29 at 8:30 at WPKN, 89.5 on your FM dial for an evening of free-form radio. For many years Jim has been--and continues to be--one of the great personalities in media and I am excited to be invited to appear on his show.

Radio... 

Today the one-and-only Frank Crittelli will interview me for his Cygnus Radio show "On the Sofa". It will be broadcast on Monday, March 21 at 7 PM in coordination with the release of my new collection of recordings, A Step Up.

We'll spin a few tracks from the CD, I'll perform live in the studio debuting a new song or two and maybe play a couple others from the recent past.

Thank you Frank!

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