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Season 2 is upon us! Listen in on Greg Koch's conversations with his guitar-hero friends. Every episode Greg unleashes his fiendish humor and unique perspective as "one of the most famous unknown guitar players in the world", asking his often-famous musical friends the questions that we all want to know the answers to! Each episode is brought to you by Fishman and Wildwood Guitars
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Gil Parris

Gil Parris

2021-08-1201:07:58

New York guitar player of doom  Gil Parris has played with Dr. John, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Diane Schuur, and Bernie Williams. Along with being a sideman, he's equally known for leading his own projects. Greg and Gil talk about his signature Reverend guitar (with Fishman Fluence Single-Width pickups), Gil's musical journey, and other gristle of all flavors!2:12 - Gil Parris during the pandemic: solo performances, group performances, finding oneself busier than anticipated, and thoughts on the guitar years of yesterday vs today10:58 - Gil’s fascination with jazz, how it assimilated into his playing, and splitting duties between solo artist and professional side-man26:17 - Gil’s signature guitar from Reverend Guitars, and his favorite amps for studio and stage29:07 - Greg’s new obsession with Jef Lee Johnson, and what it was like for Gil to develop his own unique voice in the New York guitar scene34:11 - Gil’s relationship with guitarist and baseball player Bernie Williams, and thoughts on performing in this new stage of the pandemic39:27 - Site-reading horror stories50:45 - What’s on the horizon for Gil - new videos, new guitars, and more!Total Length: 67:58Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Webb Wilder

Webb Wilder

2021-08-0501:10:391

Hattiesburg, Mississippi's own Webb Wilder is well known for deftly walking the musical ground between rock 'n' roll and progressive country.  An accomplished guitarist and performer, he's also an actor and longtime DJ. Webb and Greg cover where he's at after this crazy year, and what the future holds. Of course, they also talk gear!1:30 - Webb’s time during the pandemic - two birthdays, an album release, streaming shows3:44 - ‘Americana’ and ‘Rock N Roll’ - Webb’s definition, the general energy around the genre, and creative freedom found within8:46 - A few cool musicians on Webb’s radar13:28 - The history of Webb Wilder - influences, inspirations, and a whole lot more21:42 - Nashville - the music scene vs the homestead scene24:18 - The pros and cons off live-streaming, and the life-long sickness that is gear procurement47:41 - Pedalboards versus plug-and-play, and more guitar-talk59:16 - Bringing gear when touring in Europe versus renting, and Webb’s on-the-go bag63:20 - The future of the road for WebbTotal Length: 76:03Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Willy Porter

Willy Porter

2021-07-2901:03:341

Willy is an acoustic guitar wizard, bending his incredible technique and unconventional style to the will of his muse for over 20 years now.  Greg and Willy talk about rigs, influences, Wisconsin, fequencies, and the emergence of musicians from the pandemic.2:41 - Willy’s understanding of sound frequencies, and how to communicate with a front of house engineer5:17 - Life as a musician as we drift out of the pandemic, the interesting phenomenon of live-streaming performances, and living with uncertainty as a musical professional13:14 - Willy’s influences as a player and musician22:16 - Record deals, recording companies, and Willy’s choice to live in Wisconsin31:55 - Willy’s upcoming full-band project33:51 - Willy’s acoustic rig, and how it’s evolved over the years43:40 - Recording to tape versus digital - the mindset, the sound, the feel56:51 - Willy’s immediate futureTotal Length: 63:35Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Daryl Stuermer

Daryl Stuermer

2021-07-2201:08:42

Daryl has been the exceptional touring guitarist/bassist with Genesis since 1977 (42 years), and Phil Collins' main guitarist since his first solo album.  Besides digging into his time with both, Greg and Daryl talk about his early years with Jean Luc Ponty, Gino Vannelli, and Daryl's solo project, and also what it's like for a touring musician to live in Milwaukee!1:11 - Moments before the pandemic,  the near-reuniting of Genesis, and how the band prepares for rehearsal7:51 - Daryl’s gear on the road with Genesis, his new Mesa Badlander and Godin guitars, and the power of in-ear monitors11:09 - How improvisation plays into a Genesis show13:16 - Daryl’s early days on guitar - influences, style, and early bands with his brother20:02 - How Daryl got tied into working with Genesis, and the importance of preparation 31:31 - Recording "In the Air Tonight"33:26 - The Secret Policeman's Other Ball34:34 - Phil Collins as a drummer - whoa39:55 - Adjusting to the ascent to playing with Rock ’n Roll royalty, and having to shift his style to accommodate the needs 45:51 - Daryl’s transition back to Milwaukee51:19 - Daryl’s solo projectTotal Length: 68:42Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Shonn Hinton

Shonn Hinton

2021-07-1501:09:36

Shonn has received accolades for his guitar work with many superstars, including Mary J Blige, John Legend,  Jill Scott,  Jay Z, Lil Wayne, Patti LaBelle, Gym Class Heroes, and Carol King. His own Milwaukee-based band Shotgun has been making waves nationally. Greg and Shonn get into the details of the many facets of Shonn's musical life!1:45 - The pandemic, and Shonn’s focus on his solo project ‘Shonn Hinton & Shotgun’6:33 - Shonn’s relationship with guitarist and ‘CTG’ guest Scott Sharrard, that time Greg Koch filled in for Shonn at his church gig, and the beauty of Gospel music15:34 - Shonn’s transition from playing in the Church to playing R&B with Mary J. Blige & John Legend23:05 - Playing with Mary J. Blige - no charts, preparation, and vibe - and the gear involved (it’ll surprise you)34:52 - Jill Scott, and the freedom she allowed her band36:57 - How Shonn juggles his schedule, his business mindset as a writer and arranger, and playing recently with Jubu Smith51:33 - The future is bright for Shonn Hinton59:59 - What new music has Shonn excitedTotal Length: 69:36Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Scott Sharrard

Scott Sharrard

2021-07-0801:25:56

Scott is no stranger to big stages, as he was Gregg Allman's guitarist and musical director until his death, and is now the newest member of Little Feat. An incredible guitarist and singer, Sharrard's musical journey started long before his time with these venerable bands. Greg and Scott get into the details!2:36 - Scott’s home and creative anchor: The Rust Belt, and musical influence of Southern Roots music10:36 - Growing up with a singer-songwriter father, records and guitars scattered around the house, and the support of loving parents18:14 - The love of Roots music, Guitar Gods Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Jimi Hendrix, and the true lessons taken from arguably the greatest generation of guitar players35:24 - Scott’s transition to New York, and his plan to make music happen amidst a difficult cultural and political background42:02 - Scott’s connection with Gregg Allman and Peter Frampton, and the glory of The Alllman Brothers and Humble Pie60:30 - Scott’s time with The Allman brothers - challenges and successes Total Length: 85:57Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Duke Levine

Duke Levine

2021-07-0101:16:03

Duke is a guitarist's guitarist, known for his melodic virtuosity and classic tone. He draws six-string enthusiasts from far and wide to his frequent shows in  Boston when he isn't on the road or in the studio with artists such as Peter Wolf, Shawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dennis Brennan, Slaid Cleaves, and The J Geils Band to name a few. Greg and Duke talk about his upbringing, Patreon and Social Media, Amps, Telecasters, Practicing, Hendrix's Snickers Bars, and Boston. 2:13 - Jeff Beck, Les Paul, a memorable performance, and Duke’s take on one of Greg’s favorite tunes “Love & Peace”7:44 - Duke’s early inspirations, influences, and familial connection to music13:00 - Duke’s Patreon account, thoughts on social media as a professional musician, and live-streaming22:01 - The Koch Amp, and some good ol’ pedal talk29:21 - How Duke’s splitting his time between his band vs performing with other artists, and what lured him ultimately to the Telecaster45:35 - String gauge, Jimi Hendrix, and Snickers50:50 - Practice vs play63:34 - Repertoire talk - what you know and when you whip it out68:52 - Duke’s decision to live and remain in Boston throughout his careerTotal Length: 76:03Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Chris Buck

Chris Buck

2021-06-2401:13:52

One of YouTube's most popular guitar heroes, Chris is known for his stellar guitar playing (Guitarist Magazine's 2020 Best Blues Guitarist) along with the wit and insight he brings to his weekly, self-produced "Friday Fretwork" series. Greg and Chris dive into a little of everything: influences, tone, fatherhood, vintage pickups - P-90s, and vintage guitars!1:30 - Cardinal Black, the coming together and working into the studio with Steve Winwood4:59 - Life during lockdown: how Chris spends his time (Friday Fretwork on YouTube, band rehearsals, brand endorsements, and anything to avoid getting a proper job)7:32 - Touring, and how it fits in the mind of a new dad11:49 - How would the younger version of Chris look at Chris now?16:47 - Influences - from guitar players and bands to the inspiration of Chris’ father24:41 - Tone - the early days, and how it’s evolved over time32:26 - The playing of Eric Clapton, its power, inspiration, and growth over time44:53 - The importance of being flexible in the ability to play different types of guitars, from Fender to Rickenbacker53:48 - The allure and beauty of P-90 pickups63:27 - Gibson ES-335’s, an undeniably delicious morsel with a diverse historyTotal Length: 73:52Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Prashant Aswani

Prashant Aswani

2021-06-1701:11:44

A potentate of the instrumental guitar relm, Prashant is an incredible player, engineer and producer. Greg digs into Prashant's musical journey through the Berklee College of Music, Greg Howe, and then onto the LA music scene. 1:52 - Prashant’s year in 2020 - moving from LA to Northern California, celebrating the birth of his third child, and treasuring time with family5:19 - Coming out to your parents that you want to be a professional musician, and Prashant’s experience telling his parents as a first-generation American7:37 - Prashant’s experience attending Berklee College of Music, and translating classical Indian instrumentation and musicality to guitar-music, improvisation, jazz, and rock19:24 - Taking lessons from guitarist Greg Howe, and the recording of Prashant’s first album24:14 - The story behind Prashant’s self-distributed album, a one-way ticket to Milan, and his move to LA to work in Pop music35:07 - The transition to recording and producing professionally, and the importance of staying creative and understanding that word-of-mouth is the best gig-finder a musician can utilize40:38 - How have things changed over time in the music scene of Los Angeles, and how social media plays a roleTotal Length: 71:45Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Robben Ford

Robben Ford

2021-06-1001:08:481

The legendary Robben Ford has played with everyone from Miles Davis to KISS, and over his long career, he's consistently pushed the boundaries of his own incredible guitar playing to dizzying heights. Greg and Robben catch up on the former LA musician's current life in Nashville, Robben's new record "Pure", the Guitar Dojo, vintage guitars, and other topics of true gristle delight! 1:16 - Robben’s move to Nashville, and the warmth of the city he fully embraced2:47 - Robben’s confident foray into the world of social media, how he came to find personal success doing so, and the enriching value of teaching8:14 - Life during lockdown with Robben Ford, the Robben Ford Guitar Dojo, and producing a number of fun new records13:08 - The recording of Robben’s new record15:10 - Life in Ojai, California compared to life in Nashville17:06 - Thoughts on touring now that the pandemic is easing22:45 - Robben’s guitar collection through the years - the Fender Esprit, his telecaster, Les Paul, and love affair with vintage guitars 30:59 - The Dumble (and more amp talk)46:12 - The importance of hearing safety, and a few funny stories about stage volume53:35 - How might Robben have done things differently throughout his career61:21 - Music in a post-pandemic worldTotal Length: 68:48Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Bill Kirchen

Bill Kirchen

2021-05-2001:19:431

The Titan of the Telecaster,  King of Dieselbilly, and Mr "Hot Rod Lincoln" himself Bill Kirchen chews the Gristle with Greg today. They dig into Bill's history, beginnings and talk about the differences between being a working musician then and now. And of course, they talk Tele! 1:36 - Bill’s first live-music experience in a year3:41 - How Bill’s music journey began (hint: it was folk music), and brought him out west to San Francisco10:24 - Bill as a “rambler”, what that means to him, and the hit “Hot Rod Lincoln”13:12 - Bill’s decision to relocate to Washington, D.C.15:21 - What drew Bill to the Telecaster, and the beauty and mystery of vintage Teles26:10 - Bill’s preferred guitar rig in these contemporary times, and a juicy conversation about TONE33:54 - Bill’s touring / performance schedule pre-pandemic, and how he pivoted professionally in 202051:13 - Earnings as a musician - where and how to make a living56:54 - Bill’s relationship (professional and personal) with Nick Lowe64:15 - The D.C. music scene in the mid to late ‘80s, and Bill’s relationship with Danny Gatton71:31 - Austin, Texas - Bill’s current home and inspirationTotal Length: 79:43
Tony Franklin

Tony Franklin

2021-05-1301:24:21

"The Fretless Monster" Tony Franklin has played with some of rock's most iconic names, and he's well known for his individual approach to the fretless bass. He's played with Roy Harper, The Firm, Jimmy Page, Paul Rodgers, David Gilmour, Kate Bush, Whitesnake, and Kenny Wayne Shepherd. Greg and Tony catch up about remote recording, LA vs England, The Firm, and other various gristle. Dig it all!2:05 - What’s new with Mr. Tony Franklin - transitioning from Pro Tools to Studio One, upgrading his computer, remote recording sessions, and writing a book! So much creativity!6:04 - Surrendering to the paths that life presents you, and the gratitude that grows from going with the flow9:12 - Was Tony ever tempted to move back to England from Los Angeles, and what kept him in Southern California?11:17 - What does Tony’s future performance schedule look like (practically vs empirically)?20:17 - Greg’s first time seeing Jimmy Page and The Firm (with Tony on bass) was transcendental- how was it from Tony’s perspective?37:35 - How Tony’s musical preferences were shaped growing up in a musical family, how they evolved over time, a venerable discussion on the late, great Beethoven, and The Firm67:48 - What was it like on stage with The Firm?75:08 - A reminder that life as a musician, famous or not, is about remembering what’s important to ones own lifeTotal Length: 84:22Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Butch Walker

Butch Walker

2021-05-0601:11:30

Butch is one of the most in-demand producers in the rock and pop music world, and  he also happens to be one powerful beast of a guitarist and songwriter.  Greg and Butch get down and dirty on producing, gear, LA vs Nashville, and many other gristly topics. Dig it!3:59 - Butch’s thoughts on the evolution of music in regard to the internet - is it the Golden Age of music, or a something else entirely - from artist exposure, production royalties, and everything in between.15:16- The idea of a “producer”, and how Butch has crafted a career around it24:35 - Butch in the studio - his mindset, go-to-recipes, and the spirit of making records28:07 - The vibe of a song, and how truly important it is to the song (maybe more so than all the technical stuff, lyricism, etc)36:13 - Guitars, gear, mics, and more!  53:14 - NFTs, and the world of WTFs59:16 - Butch’s life in Los Angeles, and his move to Nashville65:49 - How Butch manages his schedule, finds musicians to work with, etcTotal Length: 71:30Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Arlen Roth

Arlen Roth

2021-04-2901:18:10

Arlen is the father of modern-day guitar instruction, and widely known as the "Master of the Telecaster". His early "Hot Licks" series of videos changed the medium by which many of us would learn guitar, and his book "Slide Guitar" influenced many of today's guitar heroes (including Greg)! Greg and Arlen go back to the beginning and talk about his upbringing, the scene in Woodstock NY, and what Arlen's been up to as of late! 1:44 - Arlen’s book “Slide Guitar” (written at 19 on tour with John Prine), and his inspiration to write it9:50 - How Arlen developed his transcription chops, music theory, and developing his ear15:09 - Growing up in a family of cartoonists, and the encouragement of artistic expression20:24 - How Arlen got turned on to early Roots music, and attending art school25:05 - Woodstock, NY, the artistic community centered around the town, linking up with John Prine, and playing in New York City35:00 - What lead Arlen to creating teaching material39:29 - Some good guitar stories - from behind the camera, on the road, etc50:56 - Arlen’s relationship with Danny Gatton61:33 - What Arlen’s been up to these days (an upcoming album, acoustic performances, clinics, oh my!)Total Length: 78:10
Andy Wood

Andy Wood

2021-04-2256:45

One of the fiercest players in Nashville, Andy Wood is recognized as part of the forefront of this generation’s top influential guitarists. Touring with acts as diverse as Rascal Flatts and Sebastian Bach, Andy's musicianship is legendary. Greg and Andy talk about the Woodshed Guitar Experience, Telecasters, and the upcoming post-COVID world for guitarists.3:07 - The fun and success of Andy’s COVID-friendly 2020 Woodshed Guitar Experience, plus what Andy’s been up to recently between his podcast and work with Rascal Flatts8:29 - How Andy got involved with Rascal Flatts13:55 - Andy Signature guitar from Suhr Guitars, and his love of Telecasters23:40 - Patreon, Instagram, and the evolution of guitar playing as it relates to social media, improvement, and creativity46:28 - How musicians might transition back into playing live, and what Greg and Andy miss most about social (music) gatheringsTotal Length: 56:46
Devin Townsend

Devin Townsend

2021-04-1501:22:22

Devin is a prolific potentate of modern metaldom! It is hard to put a label on Devin that sufficiently covers the breadth of his complex and impressive musical identity. Devin does it all, with dedicated fans worldwide and over 25 albums to his name. Townsend's musical insights are always as deep, heavy and colorful as his music, so prepare to feast! 1:16 - Dealing with the invisible angst of today’s modern problems, and a few delightful proverbs to lift the spirits5:46 - What’s Devin up to in 2021, how he views what he does as a musician and producer from a macro perspective, his upcoming creative project ‘The Puzzle’, and the power of honesty18:07 - The emotional complexities of touring, the power of creativity in isolation, and the importance of personal community23:45 - Maintaining vocal chords and performance during long stretches of tour, and tricks to playing guitar and singing at the same time30:27 - Guitar solos: when, where, and what to say37:49 - The Internet49:49 - Learning a new language (musical and verbal), and how to apply new knowledge to your guitar playing60:55 - Demystifying the greats, and a crash course in ‘Jimi Hendrix for Dummies’71:06 - Devin’s love of echo, and understanding the musical current that each player tends to find themselves swimming inTotal Length: 82:23Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Charlie Starr

Charlie Starr

2021-04-0801:16:35

Blackberry Smoke has been a true southern rock force for 20 years now! Charlie's guitar playing and singing are a big part of that equation. Today, Greg talks to Charlie about his musical upbringing, his favorite gear, his influences, and all other kinds of delicious gristle! 1:13 - Charlie’s Ampeg Dan Armstrong Lucite, and his Telecaster from Echopark Guitars3:35 - Charlie’s upcoming record, his new single, the day-to-day of a professional musician during COVID, and Greg as streaming Ragtime-Wanker14:15 - The success of Charlie’s band Blackberry Smoke, past and present17:46 - Charlie’s background growing up in a Bluegrass family, and early gear stories27:25 - The Rolling Stones and their magical stew of rock32:20 - P-90 pickups and the power of a single pickup36:41 - Guitar amps, combinations, studio vs live, and getting acquainted with in-ear monitors43:57 - Playing, touring, and eating in Europe - arguably the most delicious continent on the planet50:36 - A guitarist’s playing style, and how the inspiration from other players and idols is so wildly important - from Jimi to the Allman Brothers67:06 - How the legacy of Southern Rock and growing up in Georgia shaped Charlie as a player and musicianTotal Length: 76:35
Guthrie Trapp

Guthrie Trapp

2021-04-0101:02:39

Guthrie is one of Nashville's most exciting guitarists. A regular member of Jerry Douglas' band, the list of musicians Guthrie has supported is staggering - Garth Brooks, John Oates, Trisha Yearwood, Vince Gill, Travis Tritt, Dolly Parton, Tim O’Brien, and Delbert McClinton just to name a few. Guthrie and Greg talk covid, Guthrie's musical journey, and, of course, gear! 4:18 - The saving grace of online social platforms and education for musicians during the pandemic, and the ironic and comical ways touring musicians ended up saving money in 20209:10 - Growing up on the Gulf Coast, and what brought Guthrie to Nashville14:22 - How our early musical influences shape our creativity, even if they’re a little out in left field 27:23 - What drew Guthrie to the Telecaster, and the glory of Dire Straits40:44 - Guthrie’s Cassista Telecaster, the veil of gear lust, and the undeniable power of vintage guitars55:05 - What the future holds for Greg and GuthrieTotal Length: 62:40Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Steve Vai

Steve Vai

2021-03-2501:08:25

The legendary Steve Vai and Greg delve deep into Steve's early history, talking about LA, Zappa, and a whole lot more! Steve Vai's influence on the guitar world is profound, from his early work pioneering the design of "super strats" like his Ibanez signature models, to his ever-changing approach to tone and his insightful perspective on music theory. Settle in for this gristle-infused interview with the great Steve Vai!1:04 - Steve’s new house in Los Angeles, neighborhood block parties, and Steve’s old ‘Mothership’ home studio5:00 - Steve’s choice to stay in LA versus moving to another music city6:27 - Steve’s early days in LA - what brought him there, the support of parents, and whether or not pursuing professional musicianship was ever a choice for Steve and Greg19:46 - Working with and learning from Frank Zappa25:36 - How’s Zappa’s approach to improvisation influenced Steve36:17 - How ‘gain’ has changed over the years, the new guitar pedals from Universal Audio, and new ‘joint shifting’ technique49:26 - Thoughts on Steve’s new music / guitar theory book, and thoughts on music education in the 21st century58:44 - How Steve’s been spending time during the pandemic, and thoughts on the futureTotal Length: 68:26Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
Steve Wariner

Steve Wariner

2021-03-1801:13:05

One of the 5 Chet Atkins' "Certified Guitar Players (CGP)", Steve is a country-music legend both for his amazing picking and his songwriting - he has 4 Grammy awards, over 50 charted billboard singles, 14 number 1 songs, he is a Grand Ole Opry member, and he's in the Musician's Hall of Fame just to name a few of his accolades. Greg and Steve talk about Chet, The New Nashville Cats, and Strats, along with all sorts of other glorious guitar gristle in this episode.2:12 - When Steve and Greg first met at a Fender event, and wondering if country music and B-Bender guitars held any relevance at a Fender event3:42 - Steve’s early years as a guitar and bass player, and growing up in Indiana surrounding by musicians in the family7:44 - The beauty of Chet Atkins style guitar in its style and nuance - from style, articulation, and genre-blending motifs to the complexity of repertoire13:25 - The James Burton Guitar Festival, that time Steve Wariner almost lit the place on fire with his incendiary playing, and the importance of practice18:10 - Guitar collections - is it something Steve cares much about, or does he just enjoy picking and plucking?26:00 - The Stratocaster and its 5-way toggle switch - does Steve swap it out for a 3-way, or keep it au naturel?32:43 - Steve’s involvement with The New Nashville Cats38:01 - Jack Pearson, and Steve’s experience with the Grammy awards57:50 - When and why Steve took up singing68:16 - A few of Steve’s guilty musical pleasuresTotal Length: 73:05Fishman Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in. Wildwood Guitars One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.
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Cloud Burst

David Grissom interview was very informative. Thank you Greg

Jun 13th
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