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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GTR-030 - Bands Versus Jams

August 8, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 030

Bands Versus Jams - In this episode I explore the differences between the bluegrass you hear at jam sessions versus the bluegrass you hear performed by bands. I also describe the stages of development as a bluegrass player, tell a couple of stories and give the "quick and dirty" instructions for how to start a band. Also, I feature a full tune by the Savannah, Georgia band City Hotel. Enjoy the show!

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GTR-029 - Self-Hypnosis with Sam Brown

August 1, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 029

Self-Hypnosis with Sam Brown - You might wonder what a Berklee School of Music grad, a professional drummer from the UK, hypnotic trance, and Boris the Military Pod have to do with bluegrass. Fair question! In this episode I present an unscripted chat with Sam Brown, creator of the Self-Hypnosis for Musicians audio program, and we venture down the rabbit hole of how the mind works. We talk hypnosis, subliminal messaging, focal dystonia and more. You will not cluck like a hen after listening to this episode. I promise. Enjoy the show!

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GTR-028 - Bob Putnam Interview

July 25, 2017

GrassTalkRadio.com Episode 028

Bob Putnam Interview - In this episode I sit down at the kitchen table with my good friend Bob Putnam and talk bluegrass and art. Bob, as an artist, sculptor and art educator, has a knack for describing these fascinating similarities. Enjoy the show!

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