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Hosted by Premier Guitar's Jason Shadrick, along with famed guitar journalists Andy Ellis and Joe Gore, Chasing Frets is a weekly look at the craft of guitar playing.

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Hosted by Premier Guitar's Jason Shadrick, along with famed guitar journalists Andy Ellis and Joe Gore, Chasing Frets is a weekly look at the craft of guitar playing.

    The Secret to Becoming a Multi-instrumentalist

    The Secret to Becoming a Multi-instrumentalist

    Matt Smith plays acoustic, electric, and baritone guitar, steel guitar, bass, banjo, mandolin, Dobro, sitar, ukulele, saz, cumbus, charango, and tiple. In this episode, he explains how to explore the world of stringed instruments without getting lost along the way. If you want to expand your sonic palette, you’ll appreciate his simple, yet profound technique for mastering seemingly disparate tunings.
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    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 26 min
    Charlie Hunter Plays Drums—and You Should Too

    Charlie Hunter Plays Drums—and You Should Too

    Charlie Hunter spends much of his time behind a drum set. In fact, drumming has much to do with his signature polyphonic sound. Listen in as he makes the case that all guitarists should devote time to practicing percussion instruments. 
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    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 20 min
    When Jazz Meets Pop

    When Jazz Meets Pop

    While Charlie Hunter is best known for his jazz work, he’s also contributed to pop and R&B recordings by such artists as John Mayer, D’Angelo, and Norah Jones. Listen as he recounts his experiences as a featured guest artist.
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    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 16 min
    Charlie Hunter's Guide to Freeing Up Your Technique

    Charlie Hunter's Guide to Freeing Up Your Technique

    Charlie Hunter explains how he developed his astonishing contrapuntal technique — and how you too can improvise simultaneous guitar parts and bass lines. 
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    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 30 min
    Steve Kimock on Collaborating in the Studio

    Steve Kimock on Collaborating in the Studio

    Recording music is often described as capturing lightning in a bottle. In this episode, Steve describes how he approaches this side of his musical expression, offers perspectives on the evolution of recording technology, and reveals how his latest EP, Point of No Return, combines elements of live and studio performance.
    Visit Steve Kimock: https://kimock.com (https://kimock.com)
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    Hit us up: chasingfrets@premierguitar.com (mailto:chasingfrets@premierguitar.com)
    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 12 min
    Steve Kimock on Lap Steel

    Steve Kimock on Lap Steel

    In addition to being a guitar master, Steve is a lap-steel sensei. In this episode, he explains why he became entranced by steel’s slippery sounds and how bluesman Freddie Roulette inspired him to take it up many years ago.
    Visit Steve Kimock: https://kimock.com (https://kimock.com)
    Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com (http://premierguitar.com)
    Hit us up: chasingfrets@premierguitar.com (mailto:chasingfrets@premierguitar.com)
    Special thanks to Rode and Audio-Technica

    • 19 min

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Mat smith UK ,

Brilliant as we know Jason from the rig rundowns

Brilliant podcast thanks guys I’m sure once this gets shared around people will love it. Great content and interesting interview with Tommy !

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