The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 1-5

The Jay Jay French Connection, Episodes 1-5


Episode 1

In the premier episode of The French Connection, Jay Jay brings on his close friend and renowned drummer Mike Portnoy. Tune in to listen to Jay Jay and Mike discuss their musical histories, playing together in Twisted Sister, the importance of drummers, Beatles fandom & much more.

Episode 2

In the second episode of the French Connection, Jay Jay brings on heavy metal legend Rob Halford, to discuss his new book “Confess.” Tune in to hear Jay Jay & Rob discuss the birthplace of heavy metal, their early days in Judas Priest and Twisted Sister, memorable performances, communicating through music and wisdom with age. You won’t want to miss this one!

Episode 3

Tune in to this week’s episode to hear special guest Dee Snider! Listen to Jay Jay & Dee discuss 45 years of friendship, their history working together in Twisted Sister, Dee’s new Christmas song “The Magic of Christmas Day,” international fame, the current political climate and much more.

Episode 4

Tune in to the next episode of The Jay Jay French Connection to hear Jay Jay chat with Frank Marshall, acclaimed film director and producer, who recently directed the Bee Gees documentary “How Can You Mend a Broken Heart.” Listen to this unique interview to hear Jay Jay and Frank discuss documentary filmmaking, The Bee Gees early years , the love of music & Frank’s expansive career in film.

Episode 5

Together – Michael Cartellone, Phil Collen, Joel Hoekstra & Jay Jay French have 186 cumulative years of rock n roll legacy under their belts. Tune in to hear this star studded lineup of guests discuss their musical upbringings, life as a touring musician and their experiences playing in White Snake, Def Leppard, Lynyrd Skynrd & Twisted Sister. These four discuss family, their most memorable gigs, playing in various bands and their best advice in the music business.

Episodes 6-10

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