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Musicians in their own words. Exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. Hosted by Trevor Exter

Musicians in their own words. Exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. Hosted by Trevor Exter
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United States

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Musicians in their own words. Exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. Hosted by Trevor Exter

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English

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917-887-1579


Episodes

012 Trevor P. Allen

6/12/2018
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“I say bass players never really chose the bass. The bass has been around for thousands of years. The bass chose us.” - Trevor P. Allen My friends, today we hear from a true keeper of the flame, Mr. Trevor P. Allen. From the trenches of the New York club scene to bandstands all over the world, this guy delivers on the bass. But Trevor's more than a bass player. He's also a band leader in his own right. He runs the show every single Tuesday at Cafe Wha?, and he tours with people like Roy...

Duration:00:23:28

011 Jim Caruso

5/22/2018
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"I was a freak. Kids like us are freaks." Photo by Bill Westmoreland Transcript: Emcee: Good evening. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Birdland and Jim Caruso's Cast Party. Please welcome on piano, Billy Stritch. [band plays...] Trevor Exter: Here we are, another fine edition of Play It Like It's Music – musicians in their own words. All right. There's a guy who's been running an open mic at Birdland in midtown New York City for an insanely long time. And he looks like he's 15 years...

Duration:00:29:59

010 Pablo Mahave-Veglia

4/23/2018
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“When I was young there were a lot of sixteen-year-old cellists. There are not that many 48 year old cellists.” Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: Pablo Mahave-Veglia: In my upbringing it was something that was expected from everybody: we were expected to read books, we were expected to have opinions about politics, and we were expected to pick up an instrument. Then I realized it was... you grow up and meet...

Duration:00:33:35

009 Tony Hume

4/9/2018
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“I wanted to learn how to play that song because that song brought me so much joy. If I could play it, maybe I could replicate the joy.” Photo by Laurel Edwards Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: Tony Hume: And then he does these crazy stage antics where he kind of looks like he's bowing on stage, and dropping to his feet... except he dropped and collapsed on top of a monitor and died on stage. [intro] Trevor...

Duration:00:18:23

008 James McBride

3/26/2018
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"Joy is kind of self illumination that allows people to see the world in better ways." Flickr Photo/American Library Association (CC-BY-NC-ND) Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: James McBride: First of all it's all storytelling. It’s just a different form. Music tells stories, and so do books. A professional can do a job, any job at any time in any circumstance. Cold, hot, no pay, a lot to play, the...

Duration:00:32:39

007 Todd Reynolds

3/12/2018
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"We serve the public by digging down into something that's beyond words." Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: Trevor Exter: What do you got? [music] Trevor Exter: Great, you got the gig! Love it. Todd Reynolds: Well, that's fun. This is not gear I work with man, this is really funny. It's just really nice.... [intro] Trevor Exter: Welcome to play it like its music, shop talk with working players....

Duration:00:31:00

006 Hallie Bulleit

2/27/2018
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"What I lack in skill I make up for in discipline" Photo by Jen Cray [Intro Music] Hallie Bulleit: Yeah. Like, New Wave changed my life when I was a teenager. You know, my identity was what I wanted to just go home and listen to The Cure, and The Smiths, and Depeche Mode for hours and hours. I mean, those were like my formative years as a human being. [Music] Hallie Bulleit: And my first show with that girl band was a sold out show at Brownies. Which you may remember, on Avenue A. A...

Duration:00:34:34