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Guitar Hero at 17: Ben Heffernan
For the third episode of the podcast, I interview Ben Heffernan from his home basement studio. Ben is an accomplished guitarist, composer, and performer, at the tender age of 17. After talking to him and listening to some of his music, I realize I’m lucky to have caught him now. In due time Ben will be too … Continue reading Guitar Hero at 17: Ben Heffernan →
The one with Steve Stine: What is your jam?
For this second episode of the podcast, I spoke with the incredibly talented and generous Steve Stine. Steve is a YouTube celebrity, known worldwide for his instructional videos. He’s also an amazing guitar player and tours the world playing with different bands. Steve really inspired me. I hope you enjoy this as much as I … Continue reading The one with Steve Stine: What is your jam? →
The one with Larry Smith: What is Music?
Today I visited my friend Larry Smith in his beautiful home in London, Ontario, Canada. Press the ‘play’ button above to listen to today’s episode. Larry is an old friend whom I met during my years as a swing dancer. He led a group called The Jitterbugz and played lots of swing-era jazz that was … Continue reading The one with Larry Smith: What is Music? →
Hey, Let’s Learn! Episode Zero
Welcome to episode ‘zero’ of Hey, Let’s Learn! (Press ‘play’ above to listen) The premise for this project is simple: I want to learn new skills. It’s hard to make time and stick with learning something new. Most everyone I know wants to learn new things and also finds it hard to stick with learning. Accountability … Continue reading Hey, Let’s Learn! Episode Zero →