Rank #1: October 26th 2016 with Tosin Abasi
I sit down with Animals As Leaders guitarist Tosin Abasi for an in-depth interview and jam session. We talk about everything from touring to fitness, gear to composition and just about everything in between. As well as playing a little together and trading musical ideas.
Oct 27 2016
Rank #2: Hello Coffee Drinkers #21 Jazz Vocabulary for Electric bass is here!
The new book is out, and we break down the contents section by section, and give recommendations for learning jazz vocabulary. Plus, we get stuck into the latest questions from coffee drinkers all around the world.
Dec 14 2018
Rank #3: Hello Coffee Drinkers #23 With Chris Chaney
Chris is a legend, he's one of the nicest guys you could hope to meet, is a huge influence on me and my playing, and I'm proud to call him my friend. I stopped by Chris' place in Santa Monica and we got into everything from Bill Burr and Phil Rudd, to Alanis Morissette and the Foo Fighters.
Dec 19 2018
Rank #4: Jan 4th 2017 - With John Davis
Not only is John a long time friend of mine but he's one of my favorite bass players in the world. He's also recorded, mixed and mastered several of my solo albums and is a long time collaborator with Jojo Mayer in the band Nerve. From his days as front of house engineer with John Patitucci to owning the Bunker Studios in Brooklyn, this interview is packed full of great insight and information for musicians of all walks of life.
Jan 05 2017
Rank #5: February 6th 2017 - With Celso Alberti
Today's guest is my great friend and world class drummer and mix engineer Celso Alberti. We've been working together since the late 90's and I learnt so much from him early on in my career that I am forever grateful for. He has some amazing stories and knowledge to impart in this interview. Enjoy!
Feb 07 2017
Rank #6: October 21st 2016 with Bob Reynolds
I got to sit down and chat with one of my best friends and long time musical companions Bob Reynolds today. We talk about everything from working for RedBull to touring with John Mayer and playing wedding gigs in NYC to recording live with Snarky Puppy. The pressures of playing on live TV, how to be best prepared for any kind of performance and what its been like transitioning from East to West coasts. Check Bob out and follow him at bobreynoldsmusic.com.
Oct 22 2016
Rank #7: November 18th 2016 with Jojo Mayer
I sit down in NYC with my long time friend, bandmate and fellow magic enthusiast (I learned everything I know from him!) Jojo Mayer. He was fresh off the road from a tour of the UK with his band NERVE and had a lot of great insight to give when it came to our discussion about the music business, drums, the internet and host of other things.
Nov 18 2016
Rank #8: November 13th 2016 with Seth Godin
It's not often that I get to meet any heroes of mine, let alone sit down with them in New York City for a one on one interview. This is the most action packed 35mins of my podcasting history to date and I hope you enjoy "that time I met Seth Godin for the first time..."
Nov 13 2016
Rank #9: Janek Gwizdala Podcast Oct 29th 2016 Chords and Reharm
Oct 30 2016
Rank #10: Hello Coffee Drinkers #17 Effective warm-up routines, and the ins and outs of endorsements in the business side of music
The first notes of the day kick off today's episode so my warm-up routine goes under the microscope. Plus, towards the middle of the episode I discuss what was really on my mind in Episode 16's rant, and get into the realities of gear endorsements and the business side of the music industry.
Nov 29 2018
Rank #11: Hello Coffee Drinkers #12 Practice vs Performance
Wasn't planning on uploading an episode this weekend, but the question of practice vs performance came up in my routine this morning. So I hit record and here it is!
Nov 18 2018
Rank #13: December 1st 2016 with Steve Wolf
I sat down with my good friend and mainstay of the NYC studio drumming culture Steve Wolf for an extended and very informative interview.
Dec 02 2016
Rank #14: Hello Coffee Drinkers #18 Chelsea is back from tour: Spotify Playlists and the worst Spanish Insults
Chelsea is back from tour and we discuss Steve Jordan and Pino Palladino, Photoshop, Hype-Men, and a whole lot more...
Dec 02 2018
Rank #15: Hello Coffee Drinkers #11 Q&A
Thanks for all the great questions via instagram today. This is a long one, and I tried to get to as many of them as I could. Also featured is a little Michael Brecker bootleg, and some playing on the new 4-String.
Nov 17 2018