Welcome to Show 110!
This time out our guest is noted game developer, producer and author Mr. R.W. Harper. Mr. Harper has taken time out of his busy schedule to talk to us about trends in the game and book publishing industries and where each is going. This show is dedicated to the memory of our dear friend Emma Lloyd – we will miss you greatly. Stay with us after the show for a 15 minute segment about Emma where she tells us about meeting and caring for the Queen of England and her sister when they were young.
As always, we try to introduce our listeners to new music. This time out you will have a chance to learn about the Hi-Di-Ho man himself, Mr. Cab Calloway. Cab Calloway was one of the biggest of the big names when The Cotton Club was in full swing in the 30′s. He played with names like Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong. In later years he became a star on Broadway. Cab originally started out to go to law school in Chicago. As you will hear, his sister got him his first job at a night club in Chicago called the Sunset Cafe where he met Louis Armstrong. It wasn’t long before Mr. Calloway was playing clubs in Chicago with a band he took over called The Alabamians. The Alabamians were invited to come to New York City and play at the Savoy. When The Alabamians went back to Chicago, Cab stayed in New York City. Louis Armstrong got him his first job on Broadway singing, but eventually The Savoy convinced him to come back and take over a band called The Missourians. It was with The Missourians that Cab Calloway eventually took over for Duke Ellington at The Cotton Club, when Duke and his band went on tour – and the rest, as they say, is history – and what a beautiful history it was.
See you online,
Julie Whitefeather and Fran Kosac
- Bird land – the hard way
- What effect will 38 studios closures have on the games industry?
- Are independent games the wave of the future?
- Is the “triple a” game the way of the past?
- Trends in the game development industry
- How are MMOs changing?
- The future of game and book publishing