Episode 65: Interview with Todd Albright

The next episode in the summer I Had to Ask series is a short interview with Todd Albright: a 12 string folk guitarist from Detroit Michigan, and who likes his steak cooked medium. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!  

Episode 62: Interview with Ken Tizzard

Ken Tizzard’s life has been completley supported by music, but, he does it because he feels that it is the right thing to do. In preparation for MerleFest 2017 I Had to Ask Ken Tizzard about his career. And, he told me about his musical style focusing completley on relating with you, the audience member. Listen […]

Episode 60: Interview with Jorma Kaukonen

It is always especially nice to discover musicians like Jorma Kaukonen are as down to earth and as friendly as the next guy. I talked with Jorma about everything from Jefferson Airplane, to MerleFest 2017, to his Vietnamese Pho restaurant and music camp Fur (or Pho) Peace Ranch. We even cleared up a music festival […]

Episode 58: Interview with Dave Nachmanoff

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 […]

Episode 51: Interview with Annie Lou

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!

Episode 50: Interview with Michael Cleveland

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. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 46: Interview with Annie of the Annie Moses Band

I talked with Annie of the Annie Moses Band a genre defying four piece bluegrass quartet with a funky rhythm section. We talk all music. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 35: Interview with Tori of Gold Heart

I talk with Tori Gold of the Gold Heart Sisters about their recent tour to Europe. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 32: Interview with Jim Lauderdale

At the IBMA World of Bluegrass, Jim Lauderdale and I were able to sit down and talk about his amazing career. It is easy to see why people want to buy his music. Listen on to see why I Had to Ask!

Episode 7: Interview with Warren Haynes

Guitars? Doc Watson? Musical Greats? These are somethings I Had To Ask Warren Haynes at MerleFest 2013.