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Cris Cohen interviews professional musicians to get the stories behind every beat, chord, and lyric.

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Cris Cohen interviews professional musicians to get the stories behind every beat, chord, and lyric.

    John McFee (The Doobie Brothers)

    John McFee (The Doobie Brothers)

    Cris Cohen interviews John McFee of The Doobie Brothers. They discuss:
    - Being a multi-instrumentalist
    - The upcoming 50th anniversary tour with Michael McDonald
    - What he learned from his work with Elvis Costello
    - His intense work ethic
    - And more

    Recorded November 20, 2019 at the Durham Performing Arts Center in Durham, North Carolina

    More interviews at https://www.bandstofans.com/interview-series.html

    Bands To Fans: We help musicians tell their stories. Info about how you can hire us at https://www.bandstofans.com/social-media-mgmt.html

    • 42 min
    27 - Social Media Can Be More

    27 - Social Media Can Be More

    https://www.bandstofans.com/ An audio blog experiment.

    • 3 min
    26 - Michael Bram (The Weight Band, Jason Mraz)

    26 - Michael Bram (The Weight Band, Jason Mraz)

    For this episode I spoke with Michael Bram, drummer for The Weight Band and Jason Mraz. We discussed the different approaches he has for those two artists, what he learned from studying the work of Levon Helm, and what influenced his singing style.

    This episode is brought to you by… us. Because of the internet, every musician is now also a media company. Your media company needs a professional writer / editor / interviewer / biographer. Hire Bands To Fans to tell your story. You can find us online at https://www.bandstofans.com/

    • 37 min
    25 - Matt Starr (Mr. Big, Ace Frehley)

    25 - Matt Starr (Mr. Big, Ace Frehley)

    For this episode I spoke with Matt Starr, drummer for Mr. Big and Ace Frehley. We discussed the origin of his hard-hitting playing style, how being a drummer has influenced his work as a producer, and how with his coaching work he gets people to really dig down and reconnect with the goals that genuinely excite them.

    This episode is brought to you by… us. Because of the internet, every musician is now also a media company. Your media company needs a professional writer / editor / interviewer / biographer. Hire Bands To Fans to tell your story. You can find us online at https://www.bandstofans.com/

    • 46 min
    24 - Fur Dixon

    24 - Fur Dixon

    For this episode I spoke with Fur Dixon. Best known for being a member of the punk rock band The Cramps, we discussed her new band, Fur Dixon and WTFukushima, their new album, “Return 2 Sender,” what she learned from the time she spent busking on the streets of New York, and the comfort that comes from owning your history.

    This episode is brought to you by… us. Because of the internet, every musician is now also a media company. Your media company needs a professional writer / editor / interviewer / biographer. Hire Bands To Fans to tell your story. You can find us online at https://www.bandstofans.com/

    • 47 min
    23 - Jim Weider (The Weight Band)

    23 - Jim Weider (The Weight Band)

    For this episode I spoke with Jim Weider, guitarist and vocalist with The Weight Band. We discussed their new album, “World Gone Mad,” why the Fender Telecaster is his guitar of choice, and about his experiences playing in The Band with the late, great Levon Helm.

    This episode is brought to you by… us. Because of the internet, every musician is now also a media company. Your media company needs a professional writer / editor / interviewer / biographer. Hire Bands To Fans to tell your story. You can find us online at https://www.bandstofans.com/

    • 43 min

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