GTR-040 - Geoff Hohwald Interview

October 17, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 040

Geoff Hohwald Interview - Geoff Hohwald is one of the pioneers in banjo instructional material and an interesting character in the bluegrass world. Join me as I shoot the breeze with Geoff at my kitchen table. I close the show with a tune featuring his hard-driving banjo picking at it's finest. Have fun and let me know you are out there!

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GTR-039 - Let’s Rehearse

October 10, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 039

Let's Rehearse - After a bit of commentary on the state of the world and my theory of "over connectedness", I fully hash out what it takes to rehearse your band so you can perform at your best. Have fun and let me know you are out there!

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GTR-038 - Sink or Swim

October 3, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 038

Sink or Swim - Sometimes it is good to jump in feet first and just hope you can make it to the ladder! Sometimes it's good to think things over first. Dive right in and have fun and let me know you are out there!

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GTR-037 - Think About It

September 26, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 037

Think About It - At times all bluegrass vocalists are guilty of singing lyrics without imagining what they are singing about. It's easy to concentrate on how you are singing and forget the important element of what you are singing!

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GTR-036 - The Schedule Master

September 19, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 036

The Schedule Master - The band that says yes first usually gets the gig! Get your ducks in a row and try the schedule master system. Don't be sittin' home when others are out playing and having a good time!

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GTR-035 - Stringology 101

September 11, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 035

Stringology 101 - You could have a $100,000 instrument but without our lowly, mistreated and under-appreciated friend The String, you pretty much have nothing! Here's my rap on strings.

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GTR-034 - Monarchy Versus Democracy

September 5, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 034

Monarchy vs Democracy - This episode continues the theme of how to organize and manage your part-time or sem-pro bluegrass band. After a little mumbo-jumbo I get down to discussing the two types of band "government" and how they work in the real world.

Also includes some rap on tips buckets, just what the folk is a folk and two bands with the same name.

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GTR-033 - Starting a Part-Time Band

August 29, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 033

Starting A Part-Time Band - Have you ever entertained thoughts about getting involved in an existing band or starting one from scratch? In this episode I try to offer up some ideas to help you make that decision. Have fun and support the show!

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GTR-032 - Instrument Horror Stories

August 22, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 032

Instrument Horror Stories - In this episode I describe "the luthier's best friend", various entertaining and wacky instrument destruction tales, and give a bit of advice regarding care of your axe. Have fun and support the show!

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GTR-031 - Alkafluence of Inkahol

August 15, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 031

Alkafluence of Inkahol - In this episode I tell the story of one my early brushes with one of the giants of country music. We were wet behind the ears and learned a few things about reality that day way back in July of 1980. Have fun and enjoy the show!

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