22 episodes

A podcast for Pittsburgh's Music and Arts Scene, Iron City Incline explores the innovators in the 412 who are blazing their own paths towards a better Pittsburgh tomorrow!

Iron City Incline Clayton Heath

    • Performing Arts
    • 5.0, 5 Ratings

A podcast for Pittsburgh's Music and Arts Scene, Iron City Incline explores the innovators in the 412 who are blazing their own paths towards a better Pittsburgh tomorrow!

    Iron City Incline - Episode 22: Lighthouse Project

    Iron City Incline - Episode 22: Lighthouse Project

    Amos Levy, aka DJ Thermos, is the Music Technology Coordinator for the YMCA Lighthouse Project, an after school program that empowers students to better their communities through media arts and leadership. Based out of the Homewood-Brushton YMCA, the Lighthouse Project serves as a training incubator for local youth exploring music, media, and artistic expression. In this episode, I sat down with Amos and one of his students to learn about the great things happening in Homewood.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Iron City Incline - Episode 21: Kevin Saftner

    Iron City Incline - Episode 21: Kevin Saftner

    Kevin Saftner is the former General Manager of James Street Gastropub in Pittsburgh, PA. He has been a part of numerous live music ventures in the Iron City, with experience in owning & operating venues and booking local artists. In this episode, we discussed the unfortunate closing of James Street Gastropub, his more recent ventures, and what it takes to build & sustain live entertainment in Pittsburgh’s music ecosystem.

    James Street Promotions
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    patreon.com/ironcityincline/

    • 38 min
    Iron City Incline - Episode 20: Joe “Bad” Badaczewski Part 2

    Iron City Incline - Episode 20: Joe “Bad” Badaczewski Part 2

    Joseph Badaczewski is a musician, composer, and arranger in Pittsburgh, PA. He has performed for millions of people across the globe, touring with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, and Beauty Slap. He teaches jazz trumpet at Duquesne University and has recorded musical spots for ESPN. In this episode, Joe talks about his amazing career, second chances, and the connection of music makers.

    Joebadmusic.com

    Duquesne

    Beauty Slap

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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Iron City Incline - Episode 19: Joe “Bad” Badaczewski

    Iron City Incline - Episode 19: Joe “Bad” Badaczewski

    Joseph Badaczewski is a musician, composer, and arranger in Pittsburgh, PA. He has performed for millions of people across the globe, touring with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, Brandon Flowers of the Killers, and Beauty Slap. He teaches jazz trumpet at Duquesne University and has recorded musical spots for ESPN. In this episode, Joe talks about his amazing career, second chances, and the power of passion for music and personal connection.

    Joebadmusic.com
    Super Bowl
    Duquesne
    Beauty Slap

    • 57 min
    Iron City Incline - Episode 18: The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study Part 3

    Iron City Incline - Episode 18: The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study Part 3

    The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study is the outcome of an intensive 10-month process, including input from more than 1,800 musicians, civic leaders and others. In this episode, we discuss audience development and conclude our coverage of the project.

    www.pghmusicproject.org
    www.patreon.com/ironcityincline
    www.ironcityincline.com

    • 24 min
    Iron City Incline - Episode 17: The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study Part 2

    Iron City Incline - Episode 17: The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study Part 2

    The Pittsburgh Music Ecosystem Study is the outcome of an intensive 10-month process, including input from more than 1,800 musicians, civic leaders and others. In this episode, we discuss suggestions 3+4 of the five, including Regulatory Reform and Industry Development.

    www.pghmusicproject.org
    www.patreon.com/ironcityincline
    www.ironcityincline.com

    • 33 min

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Fun and engaging conversations about a uniquely creative city. Clayton and his guests share their passion for Pittsburgh and art in a way that’s relatable to anyone, anywhere.

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