Detroit-bred bassist describes his new CD release as he pays homage to his hometown
Exclusive video interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
January 27, 2016
Ralphe Armstrong is a proud Detroiter, through and through. After attending the Interlochen School of Fine Arts in Michigan as a teenager, Ralphe was hired by John McLaughlin to play in his Mahavishnu Orchestra. Throughout his stellar career, Ralphe has also performed with Frank Zappa, Carlos Santana, James Carter, Lenny White, Jean-Luc Ponty, Eddie Harris, Earl Klugh and countless others.
FBPO’s Jon Liebman caught up with Ralphe at the 2016 winter NAMM show to talk about Ralphe’s latest release, Detroit Rising, which features and all-star cast of great musicians, including Guy Pratt, Kern Brantley, Regi Wooten, James Carter and many others!
Watch our interview with Ralphe!