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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-07-22
2018-07-22 04:00 UTC

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  2. John Papa Gros in Raleigh
  3. Most Challenging Song
  4. Travis Vance (Thomas Rhett)
  5. Jonatha Brooke

Interview with Fred LeBlanc of Cowboy Mouth
2018-07-19 18:05 UTC

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photo: Alicia Reed
For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Fred LeBlanc, lead singer and drummer for the band Cowboy Mouth. We discussed the influence of his home city of New Orleans on their music, where his resilience comes from, and his ethos that a Cowboy Mouth show won’t solve your problems but it will make you...

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Joan Jett Drummer
2018-07-16 18:53 UTC

Last week I had a great conversation with Michael McDermott (center), drummer for Joan Jett and the Blackhearts. Look for it in an upcoming episode of the Bands To Fans podcast.

Here he is with Todd Sucherman, drummer for Styx, and Troy Luccketta, drummer for Tesla.

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-07-15
2018-07-15 04:00 UTC

  1. Interview with Scotty Johnson of Gin Blossoms

Interview with Scotty Johnson of Gin Blossoms
2018-07-12 18:54 UTC

For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Scotty Johnson (far left), guitarist for the band Gin Blossoms. We discussed their new album, “Mixed Reality”, how his extensive training in jazz influenced his guitar solos, and the night years ago that changed his musical direction.

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-07-08
2018-07-08 04:00 UTC

  1. Interview with Joel Cummins of Umphrey's McGee

Interview with Joel Cummins of Umphrey's McGee
2018-07-05 16:12 UTC

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photo credit: Rahm Carrington
For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Joel Cummins, keyboardist for the band Umphrey’s McGee. We discussed their new album, “It’s You”, how the extensive vocal training he had back in school influenced his keyboard playing, and why – despite his years of keyboard...

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-07-01
2018-07-01 04:00 UTC

  1. Kim Wilson Interview
  2. The Commitment
  3. Where The Beat Takes You
  4. Ignore The Numbers
  5. John Papa Gros in Raleigh

Kim Wilson Interview
2018-06-27 14:54 UTC

For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Kim Wilson, founder and lead singer of the band The Fabulous Thunderbirds. We discussed his solo album “Blues And Boogie, Volume 1”, his philosophy that “imperfection is perfection”, and how he never creates a set list for concerts but instead chooses songs...

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-06-24
2018-06-24 04:00 UTC

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  2. Tim Charron interview
  3. Troy Luccketta interview

Troy Luccketta interview
2018-06-22 17:27 UTC

​For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Troy Luccketta, drummer for the rock band Tesla. We discussed how, even after decades of playing, he is still a student of the drums, the sonic palette of colors he adds to their classic songs in concert, and how he still feels that he has to prove every show that he is the...

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-06-17
2018-06-17 04:00 UTC

  1. Where The Beat Takes You

Weekly Top Posts: 2018-06-10
2018-06-10 04:00 UTC

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  2. Tim Charron interview
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  4. Luis Espaillat
  5. The Appeal Of The Bass Guitar

Tim Charron interview
2018-06-07 20:10 UTC

For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with singer-songwriter Tim Charron ( The Tim Charron Band ). We discussed ways he displays more of his range on his latest album, the large amounts of work and business acumen that are necessary to make his beach life possible, and the powerful connections he has made with both kids and...

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Listener Comment
2018-06-03 13:52 UTC

​Nice comment on the Jonatha Brooke Facebook page in response to my interview with her...
        

Weekly Top Posts: 2018-06-03
2018-06-03 04:00 UTC

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  3. Johnny Colla - A Cappella Songs
  4. Bill Gibson - Most challenging song
  5. The Appeal Of The Bass Guitar

Jonatha Brooke
2018-05-31 17:53 UTC

For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke. We discussed what she teaches other artists about songwriting, her preference for unusual guitar tunings, and the common strengths that helped her care for her ailing mother AND helps her survive in the modern music industry. 

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Weekly Top Posts: 2018-05-27
2018-05-27 04:00 UTC

  1. The Elusive Hit
  2. John Papa Gros in Raleigh
  3. Most Challenging Song
  4. Travis Vance (Thomas Rhett)

Travis Vance (Thomas Rhett)
2018-05-25 18:03 UTC

For this episode of the Bands To Fans podcast I spoke with Travis Vance, bassist for country-pop artist Thomas Rhett. We discussed what it takes to play multiple styles of music in a single show, the surprising addition of choreography to their their arena and stadium concerts, and the emotional experiences he has had seeing former Talking Heads...

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