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Seattle Business Podcast #10 - Steve Rowland



Steve is a Documentary Producer and Oral Historian. Has interviewed hundreds of celebrities including Bob Marley, Smokey Robinson, Quincy Jones, Joni Mitchell, Dionne Warwick, Mstislav Rostropovich, Stephen Sondheim, Carlos Santana, George Clinton, Leon Fleischer, Max Roach, Sonny Rollins, Wayne Shorter, Amiri Baraka, John Lee Hooker, Dweezil Zappa, Beverly D'Angelo, Stanley Wells, Leslie Uggams, Ahmet Ertegun, Lionel Pincus, Bobby Schiffman, Manning Marable, Betty Comden, Melvin Franklin, Cornel West, Adolph Green, Big Youth, Marin Alsop and many others.

Rowland's goals are to complete a deep work on the role of Shakespeare in modern culture - based on a new oral history.

He also is working on ideas for the distribution of text (books and articles) and media (sound, video, photos, multi-media) for ebook readers like the iPad.

As founder of ArtistOwned.com Rowland is also hoping to create spaces for the ethical distribution of independent audio work by musicians and other radio producers.