Rank #1: 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 #2: 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.
Rank #3: Janek Gwizdala Podcast Oct 29th 2016 Chords and Reharm
Make sure you check out the youtube video I reference in today's episode. It's a great preview of three techniques that are essential to the chords and reharm course. And the best part is, it's all free! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7V-Hs5jV3aI
Rank #4: 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 #5: 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 #6: Hello Coffee Drinkers #9
Chelsea makes her first appearance on the podcast both playing, and behind the mic. I'm in Denmark to catch one of her shows with Morgan James and Doug Wamble, and Doug makes a guest appearance to open today's show where we discuss everything from terrible pop lyrics to cajon's as furniture.
Rank #7: Hello Coffee Drinkers #20 What goes into deciding whether to release an album or not
Thank for your amazing questions from the last episode. We talk about our favorite and life-changing artists, transcription, the Vatican, the NAMM show, and what goes into deciding whether to release and album or not.
Rank #8: 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.
Rank #9: 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...
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.
Rank #11: 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 #12: 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 #13: Hello Coffee Drinkers #22 Audiences, Artists, YouTube, and how it all works. Or doesn't...
So much going on in today's episode. Long one. Audiences, Artists, YouTube, and how it all works. Or doesn't...
Rank #14: Hello Coffee Drinkers #10 Playing bass with a pick
Inspired by the incredible Bobby Vega, (and his video on Bass The World's YouTube page playing with a pick) today's podcast takes a look not only at my new signature 4-string prototype from Mattisson Basses, but how to play that bass with a pick.
Rank #15: 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...