Rank #1: Hello Coffee Drinkers #27 Social Media for Musicians
We're gearing up for the NAMM show here in Southern California, and answering your social media for musicians related questions!
Rank #2: Hello Coffee Drinkers #28 Transcribing chords and playing them on bass
From Mahler to Sting, I'm taking a look at some of my favorite chord progressions and transcribing them to play on bass.
Rank #3: 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.
Rank #4: 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.
Rank #5: Hello Coffee Drinkers #15 Kenny Garrett with Pat Metheny live show
I threw on a bootleg of Kenny Garrett with Pat Metheny today to see if there was something that caught my ear to transcribe. It only took about 8 seconds before a great line came up, and that's how today's episode opens...
Rank #6: Hello Coffee Drinkers #14 Why transcription is not difficult
We get to a bunch of different things in today's episode. From playing in 9/8, to transcribing hi-hat parts, it will all improve your playing and your process.
Rank #7: 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..."
Rank #8: Hello Coffee Drinkers #26 2019 kickoff with Chelsea
Chelsea is back, and 2019 is in full effect. We're answering your questions, getting ready for the new year, and planning my next world tour starting late 2019.
Rank #9: Janek Gwizdala Podcast Oct 29th 2016 Chords and Reharm
Rank #10: Hello Coffee Drinkers #16 What's wrong with the music business?
What's wrong with the music business? Easy question, complex answer. But there is also a ring modulator pedal and a new chord voicing in this episode to take the edge off a little...
Rank #11: 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.
Rank #12: Hello Coffee Drinkers #13 With Adam Dorn (AKA Mocean Worker)
So much fun to sit down and chat with my good friend Adam Dorn. He gives his unique perspective on bass, learning, sports, music, and a whole lot more.
Rank #13: 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!
Rank #14: Hello Coffee Drinkers #25 Chris Thile/Tine Thing Helseth/Covers/Classical Music and 100 other questions answered!
Coffee drinkers, thanks for coming through big time on instagram today with a huge amount of questions. We to everything from Chris Thile to Tine Thing Helseth, Classical music, what a cover actually is, and a whole lot more. Thanks for being here in 2018, see you all in the new year!