10 episodes

Vicksburg, Mississippi - the River City - plays an important role in the history of American music. This podcast features interviews with and performances by musicians living and working in the River City.

Music of the River City Chris Goodin

    • Music Interviews
    • 5.0, 4 Ratings

Vicksburg, Mississippi - the River City - plays an important role in the history of American music. This podcast features interviews with and performances by musicians living and working in the River City.

    Jacob Runnels and Stax vs Motown

    Jacob Runnels and Stax vs Motown

    Pianist, composer, and high-school senior Jacob Runnels is featured in our "Student Segment". A new segment, "Overrated, Underrated", is introduced, featuring an in depth comparison between Stax and Motown.

    • 26 min
    Mark Doyle and Bud Carson

    Mark Doyle and Bud Carson

    Guitarist Mark Doyle and harmonica player Bud Carson have played blues together for over 4 decades, developing a rollicking style that's all their own. Along the way, they've played with legends like Little Richard and Willie Dixon, seen the decline and resurgence of traditional blues, and never lost their enthusiasm for playing music. You'll enjoy this interview as Mark recounts going on the road with Little Richard and Bud relates the time he jammed with Willie Dixon outside Michel's record shop.

    • 48 min
    Adam Arredondo

    Adam Arredondo

    New Orleans jazz trumpeter and Vicksburg native Adam Arredondo talks about learning the trumpet, working as a jazz musician in New Orleans, and the evolving relationship between dance and jazz.

    Stick around to the very end to hear Adam's original composition, "Lazy Days".

    • 38 min
    Glenda Arredondo

    Glenda Arredondo

    Glenda Arredondo has been a singer and actress performing in Vicksburg for over 20 years. She's had some interesting and hilarious experiences along the way, reprising her role as Mamie in "Gold in the Hills" hundreds of times and channeling Patsy Cline for the musical "Always... Patsy Cline."

    In this episode, I talk with Glenda about how she got into theater and singing, her approach to playing Patsy and Mamie, and the music that's influenced her vocal style. 

    • 45 min
    Holly Brand

    Holly Brand

    This episode features an interview with Miss Golden Triangle Holly Brand. Many listeners will remember Holly from her time as Miss Vicksburg's Outstanding Teen and Miss Mississippi's Outstanding Teen in 2017, as well as her more recent appearances in the Miss Mississippi Pageant. Holly and I discuss her approach to preparing music for pageant competition, learning five instruments, and learning to yodel. We also get to hear one of Holly's original songs.

    • 37 min
    Greg Green

    Greg Green

    Greg Green is a singer, guitarist, and banjoist who has been playing in and around Vicksburg for over 20 years.

    In this episode we talk about Greg's inspiration for learning the banjo, TV repair shops, songwriting, and all points in between.

    Greg plays us a snippet of an unfinished song, Mississippi Flood, and treats us to a little banjo pickin.

    • 29 min

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Music of the River City

A very cool podcast. Perfect for Audiophiles

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