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First Listen: Michael Kaeshammer - Sweet Touch of Love

Every Friday, Brad Barker goes through the pile of CD’s on his desk and his hard drive to find a brand new song to play for you.  It’s called your “First Listen”

Michael Kaeshammer’s  8th release is called With You in Mind.

Inside the new CD Michael talks about the reason he first wanted to play piano, it was his Dad. His father was a piano player and Michael thought it was the quote  ” the coolest thing”.

His Dad was also listening to music from Kansas City and New Orleans and that include New Orleans legend Allan Toussaint, the noted musician, composer and record producer.

Michael became inspired by Toussaint's music and became a huge fan of a film he found at the age of 15 that featured Toussaint called Piano Players Rarely Play Together.

All 9 tracks on the new CD are Alan Toussaint compositions and each hold special meaning for Michael.

Today’s First Listen is Sweet Touch of Love from With You in Mind


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