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The festival is a natural evolution from Down The Rhodes: The Fender Rhodes Story documentary,
hardcover book, and Rhodes Travels feature. We are excited to celebrate the Fender Rhodes Piano
in a concert setting with an array of artists who express the many sounds and styles of Rhodes music.


Mark de Clive-Lowe, Larry Dunn, Rodney Franklin, Robert Glasper, Lalah Hathaway,
Jeff Lorber, Frank McComb, Greg Phillinganes, Patrice Rushen, Kandace Springs


Trina Broussard, Natalie Cadet, Kenneth Crouch, Eric Marienthal,
Terrace Martin, Rahsaan Patterson, Shelea, Take 6, Stokley Williams


Angelica Abrams, Butterscotch, Kayla Waters, Estella Yun


Alex Al – Bass
Michael Angel – Guitar
Gorden Campbell – Drums
Eddie Miller – Keys

Terry Dexter – Vocals
Shannon Pearson – Vocals

Anthony Crawford – Bass
Frank Fluker – Drums

Saturday, August 22, 2015 – 8:00 pm

Oxnard College Performing Arts Bldg, 4000 S Rose Ave, Oxnard, California 93033

Producers Gerald McCauley and Ben Bove recently completed a documentary film about the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano. They are very proud of this work! The DVD will be available online (mid Sept.) at

This is the documented story of the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano: The Inventor, The Musicians, CBS / Fender employees. The movie tells the inside story of how the Rhodes became the most successful Electric Piano of our time.

The introduction of electric instruments mainstream music and Rhodes use. The movie shows different Rhodes models throughout the generations, performances by musicians on Rhodes and interviews with George Duke, Patrice Rushen, Greg Phillinganes, Marcus Miller, Jeff Lorber, Rodney Franklin, George Benson, Joe Sample, Ellis Hall, Jerry Peters, Ronnie Foster, Bob James, Herbie Hancock, Ray Manzarek, John Novello, Chick Corea, Stanley Clarke, Lenny White, Ramsey Lewis, Maurice White, Larry Dunn, Allee Willis, Lalah Hathaway, Les McCann, Vince Wilburn Jr., Quincy Jones, Don Grusin, Dave Grusin, Rami Jaffee, Michael Bearden, Eumir Deodato, Onaje Allan Gumbs, David Paich, James Poyer, D’Angelo, Donald Fagen, Robin Lumley, Steve Molitz….