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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


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016 Damon DueWhite

12/5/2018
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“I got on the 8:00 bus to come to New York, but the drum machine was on the 7:30” Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast

Duration:00:21:11

015 Gregg August

10/23/2018
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"Never Stop Experimenting" Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast

Duration:00:32:42

014 Kiku Collins

9/25/2018
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Kiku Collins has established herself at the heights of pop, jazz and R&B. She has performed with everybody: Beyonce, Michael Bolton, Jill Scott, Train, Gloria Gaynor, Carole King, Sza, Sam Moore, Esperanza Spalding, Queen Latifah, Trombone Shorty, Smokey Robinson, Keb Mo, Lea Delaria, Paul Shaffer, The Manhattan Transfer, Buddy Guy, Faith Evans, Ciara, Ben E. King, Janelle Monae, Patti LaBelle, Sheila E., Lalah Hathaway... even Joe Piscopo! You might have seen her on the Today Show, Oprah...

Duration:00:32:20

013 Daniel Sadownick

9/11/2018
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Bronx native Daniel Sadownick has toured with a large (and growing) cross-section of the greatest musicians we all love: Michael Brecker, Me'shell Ndege'Ocello, Steely Dan, Tony, Toni Tone', Maxwell, Angie Stone, Dennis Chambers, Nicholas Payton, Christian McBride, Nat Adderley, George Coleman, Dianne Reeves, the Lionel Hampton Orchestra, Carl Allen, Nnenna Freelon, Dewey Redman, Jennifer Lopez... even Billy Idol. Daniel is also a member of the New York based cult band the Screaming Headless...

Duration:00:44:42

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:00:30:00

010 Pablo Mahave-Veglia

4/24/2018
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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 the...

Duration:00:33:35

009 Tony Hume

4/10/2018
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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

3/27/2018
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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 professional...

Duration:00:32:39

007 Todd Reynolds

3/13/2018
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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 Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: [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:...

Duration:00:34:34

005 Richard Julian

2/13/2018
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"I play my show and then I'm off to two other shows. I can never get enough of feeling enveloped by improvisation." photo by Danielle Moir Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: [INTRO: at Bar Lunatico] Here we are, another fine addition of Play It Like Its Music, musicians in their own words. Today we're talking with a legit songwriting giant, Richard Julian. You might know his supergroup The Little Willies, or his...

Duration:00:33:37

004 Mazz Swift

1/30/2018
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"You have to do it, like you have to do it all the time. That's the only way your thing is gonna take off." Photo by Nisha Sondhe Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: [INTRO] You're listening to Play It Like Its Music. Exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. Today we feature Mazz Swift. She's one-of-a-kind: plays, sings writes and performs with total fire. I'm proud to call her friend. She's been a...

Duration:00:37:19

003 Tony Mason

1/16/2018
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"I don't know what I would do if I didn't play. It'd be very strange existence." Photo by Stella-K Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: [INTRO] You’re listening to Play It Like Its Music, exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. Today we're talking with one of my favorite drummers Tony Mason. Something of a local legend in the New York club scene, he's played with everybody and you can always trust him...

Duration:00:20:56

002 Luqman Brown

12/30/2017
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"I saw a church band, and then I saw Funkadelic. That was it." Photo by Gavin Spielman Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: [intro] TREVOR EXTER: Alright, let's do this. You are listening to Play It Like Its Music, exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. I'm your host Trevor Exter and we're in Harlem today with the legend Luqman Brown: singer of FunkFace, Dope Sagittarius and an accomplished...

Duration:00:36:54

001 Emily Hope Price

12/30/2017
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"If you never do it, you can never say you failed at it." Photo by Shervin Lainez Subscribe at Apple Podcasts - Stitcher - Soundcloud - Google Play - TuneIn - Overcast - Pocketcast Transcript: TREVOR EXTER: You're listening to play it like its music, exploring the lives and craft of the people who play. I'm your host Trevor Exter, and we're uptown today with Emily Hope Price, a prolific cellist and singer. She put in a lot of miles with a beloved band called Pearl And The Beard, and...

Duration:00:26:55