Dr. Alan Carlos Hernandez

TV’s “Sons of Anarchy’s” Iconic Biker boss, Emilio Rivera

By at 19 March, 2017, 11:45 pm

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Emilio Rivera he became one of the most visible Latino cultural icons when he brought life to the role of Marcus Álvarez, President of the Mayan Motorcycle Club in “Sons of Anarchy”.  This role has put him on the very top of the Global Latino “Bad Guy” totem pole, glaring […]


The Juke Box Hero: A conversation with Lou Gramm

By at 19 March, 2017, 11:28 pm

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Louis Andrew Grammatico was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Nikki (Masetta), a singer, and Bennie Grammatico, a band leader and trumpeter. He attended Gates-Chili High School in Rochester, graduating with the class of 1968. Gramm began his musical career in high school playing in local Rochester bands […]


Music Interview: The David Garibaldi Conversation

By at 6 March, 2017, 10:05 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Herald de Paris) —  David Garibaldi is one of the most often imitated, but never duplicated, drummers in the music world. He has held the first chair in the globally acclaimed soul band Tower of Power for many decades and the future for funk looks as bright as ever. Born and raised in the […]


World Exclusive: Icon “Charo” joins Dancing with the Stars

By at 2 March, 2017, 10:29 pm

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Only a few people in show business are recognized by just one name. Charo is one of those people. A virtuoso guitarist, singer, composer, actress and comedienne, Charo is an American music and pop-culture icon. She just told, Herald de Paris Consulting Editor, Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, “Im so happy to […]


INTERVIEW: 10,000 Maniacs founding bass player Steven Gustafson

By at 20 February, 2017, 7:00 pm

By Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez and Belinda Quesada HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  One of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last three decades, 10,000 Maniacs were founded by Robert Buck, Dennis Drew, Steven Gustafson, John Lombardo and Natalie Merchant in the fall of 1981. Jerry Augustyniak joined in 1983. Together with artists like […]


A conversation with Santana lead vocalist, Andy Vargas

By at 15 February, 2017, 9:25 pm

SAN FRANCISCO (Herald de Paris) — Andy Vargas is the lead singer of the global rock group Santana and has been living the dream, as he calls it, for over 20 years and 20 World Tours. He leaves for Australia in a few days, then Asia, then well into rock history, as Santana keeps rock and rolling along.
Santana is one of the United States’ biggest international acts and has held that distinction since before Andy Vargas was born, and there is no doubt he was born to do this.
Andy grew up in a very musical family and was influenced first by his father, Javier Vargas, and artists like Pedro Fernandez, Luis Miguel, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, La Mafia, Little Joe, Johnny Y La Familia, and bay area bands such as Malo, Tower of Power and, of course, Carlos Santana.
Herald de Paris Consulting Editor, Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, thanks to Bay Area music impresario Dr. Rock Bernardo Gonzalez, had the opportunity to spend a recent Saturday afternoon sipping coffee and talking to Andy about his amazing life.
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INTERVIEW: A conversation with Icon Loni Anderson

By at 8 February, 2017, 11:36 am

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Loni Anderson stars as Frances, the boozy and inappropriately sexy mother of two middle age children, in the new LGBT themes series dubbed, “My Sister is So Gay.” The series premiered January 22, 2017 on Tello Films. Season One features a total of six episodes. Frances’ gay son Seth (played […]


INTERVIEW: Ian Hunter seminal Rock Star – Mott the Hoople

By at 10 January, 2017, 11:50 pm

HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Whilst his achievements during his first decade as a recording artist would have been more than enough to ensure his iconic status, Ian Hunter has never been one to coast on past glories. Indeed, in the past dozen years, he’s made a series of riveting albums that stand with his […]


Master Jazz Guitarist, the Legend, Larry Coryell

By at 23 December, 2016, 10:13 pm


HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  As one of the pioneers of jazz-rock, perhaps the pioneer in the ears of some, Larry Coryell deserves a special place in the history books. He brought what amounted to a nearly alien sensibility to jazz electric guitar playing in the 1960s. A hard-edged, cutting tone, phrasing, and note-bending that […]


INTERVIEW: Rolling Stones and Grateful Dead Manager, the Iconic Sam Cutler

By at 12 December, 2016, 10:35 pm


HOLLYWOOD (Herald de Paris) —  Sam Cutler has worked with two of the largest grossing live artists in the world, the Rolling Stones and the Grateful Dead, and has been at the center of some of the most bizarre and historical developments in modern music. Recently published by Sam: You Can’t Always Get What You […]