On the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, members of our faculty of master musicians are joined by notable musical guests to discuss topics on anything and everything music. Subjects ranging from touring and memorable moments on the road to recording, songwriting, musicianship, music theory, technique, and more will be addressed. Nothing is off-limits, and all musical themes are fair game!
You can learn music online from any of the ArtistWorks instructors featured on the podcast, and try out free sample lessons, by visiting http://artistworks.com/freelessons.
New episodes released every other Friday.
Episode 5: Howard Levy & Victor Wooten
In this episode of the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, our Director of Content and Production, Marcus Luscombe, is joined by world-renowned multi-instrumentalist and ArtistWorks harmonica instructor, Howard Levy, and critically acclaimed bass guitar guru, Victor Wooten. Together, Howard and Victor discuss their musical backgrounds (particularly how Victor got his start playing in his family’s band), how they first met and began playing together in Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, and the qualities that made Béla’s iconic jazz-fusion super-group so unique.
Interested in learning to play the harmonica? Try some FREE lessons from Howard Levy here: https://bit.ly/3webztx
Episode 4: Andy McKee & Trevor Gordon Hall
In this episode of the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, our Director of Content and Production, Marcus Luscombe, is joined by the latest addition to the ArtistWorks faculty, world-renowned acoustic guitarist Andy McKee, and fellow fingerstyle guitar virtuoso and TrueFire and JamPlay instructor, Trevor Gordon Hall.
Together, Andy and Trevor discuss their experiences touring together and teaching guitar clinics around the globe. They also share the characteristics of the acoustic guitar that inspired them to initially pick up the instrument, the events that drew them together as musical contemporaries, and more.
Andy's new Acoustic Fingerstlye Guitar course launches here at ArtistWorks in June 2022. Sign up here for news updates from Andy and ArtistWorks, as well as exclusive presale opportunities, FREE sample lessons with tab and other materials, and more: https://bit.ly/3FdJPZl
Episode 3: Tony Trischka & Kenny Kosek
In this episode of the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, our Director of Content and Production, Marcus Luscombe, is joined by world-renowned banjo player and ArtistWorks bluegrass banjo instructor, Tony Trischka, and critically acclaimed music educator and fiddle virtuoso, Kenny Kosek. Together, Tony and Kenny discuss their experiences sharing the stage as part of the bluegrass outfit Breakfast Special, as well as early bluegrass festivals, the culture surrounding them, and how they’ve evolved over the decades. They also recount a few of their favorite shows they performed together, their touring shenanigans, the time they both met Bob Dylan, and more.
Episode 2: Keith Wyatt & Don Mock
In this episode of the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, our Director of Content and Production, Marcus Luscombe, is joined by critically acclaimed guitarist and ArtistWorks blues guitar instructor, Keith Wyatt, and world-renowned music educator and jazz guitar virtuoso, Don Mock. Together, they discuss the origins of the Guitar Institute of Technology (where Keith and Don both taught), their shared history as music educators, how guitar learning methods have evolved over the decades, and their musical development as guitarists in Los Angeles.
For more information on special guest Don Mock, visit: http://www.donmockguitar.com
Episode 1: Mike Marshall & Caterina Lichtenberg
In this inaugural episode of the ArtistWorks Music Roundtable, our Director of Content and Production, Marcus Luscombe, is joined by two of our mandolin instructors—world-renowned bluegrass mandolin and multi-style instrumentalist, Mike Marshall, and classical mandolin icon, Caterina Lichtenberg. Together, they discuss their favorite instruments, what drew them both to the mandolin, a few stories from their time touring, and the importance of the number “2” in their personal and musical lives.
These are so cool. Can you make more please?