I talked with the touring guitarist for Al Stewart, Dave Nachmanoff, we talked about his new concept album, Spinoza’s Dream. We also talked about touring with Al, and playing with Libba Cotten, the inventor of “Cotten picking” guitar style. Not only is Dave a musician but he has a doctorate in philosophy so we even touched on living the virtuous life. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
Today I was very sad to find out that Leon Russell has passed away at the age of 74.
I am happy however that I will always be able to say that my first press conference was with Leon Russell. I was only in 5th grade when I met him and he treated me with as much respect as every other journalist in the room. Here’s the interview.
Thank you for your kindness and the experience, rest in peace Mr. Russell!
I talked with guitarist Richard Thompson about everything from “Vincent Black Lightning 1952” to being one of the best guitarists to playing 1,000 years of music in a show. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
I talked with a Jewish bluegrass band at IBMA called Nefesh Mountain. They we so much fun to talk with and learn about bluegrass music in Hebrew. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
I talked with Russell Moore at the IBMA about his new album, being on the Billboard top 5 chart and much much MOORE! Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
When I was 9 years old I met Jenni Lyn and the band Della Mae. When Jenni Lyn was 9 she met Bill Monroe. Listen on to see what I Had to Ask
I talked about everything from radio to music to food with Joe Mullins, listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
I talk with banjo player Blake Williams. He has preformed on the Grand Ole Opry, He has also preformed with Lester Flatt and Bill Monroe. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask.
What’s it like to be a Canadian Bluegrass Musician? I talk with Annie Lou and find out! Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!
Michael Cleveland just released his album Fiddler’s Dream and I got to talk to him at the IBMA WOB! We talked about everything including his recently viral video with 6.5 million views.
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