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A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.

A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.
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United States

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A podcast devoted to the local music scene of Charlotte, North Carolina.

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English


Episodes

E12 - Randy Franklin, Rock Musician/Songwriter

9/1/2018
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This month celebrates the one year anniversary of the Queen City Music Podcast! Matthew sits down with local music legend Randy Franklin to discuss his musical history in Charlotte, the album Bloodlines, songwriting and his upcoming album.

Duration:00:41:33

E11 - Shannon Lee, Singer/Song Writer and Open Mic Host

8/1/2018
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This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with Shannon Lee who may probably be best know for locally for hosting the open mic night's Shannon's Jam. The two discuss her found her way from the world of opera into rock, her album Crystal Butterfly and the evolution of her open mic night.

Duration:00:41:55

E10 - Robert Teixeira, classical guitar

7/6/2018
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This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with classical guitarist Robert Teixeira. The two discuss how Robert got involved with the classical guitar, the guitar programs at Queens University and CPCC, performing with the Bechtler Ensemble and composing. The music heard in this episode is from the cd Shade Grown by Robert and his wife Tanja. This episode to the memory of Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:40:34

E9 - The Charlotte Blues Society

6/12/2018
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This month Matthew sits down with The Charlotte Blues Society president Mary Szpara to talk about the society's history, outreach program and all things blues. Look for CBS on Facebook. QCMP intro voice-over work provided by Nathan Ritchie.

Duration:00:51:58

E8 - Piedmont Artist Profiles

5/8/2018
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This month Matthew interviews James "Mick" McMahen from Piedmont Artist Profiles. The two talk about a the local music scene, the in's and out's of podcasting and where PAP is headed. Check PAP out on YouTube and Facebook. QCMP voice-over intro provided by Nathan Ritchie.

Duration:00:40:14

E7 - Jazz Musician Bill Hanna

4/5/2018
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This month Matthew speaks with Charlotte's elder statesman of Jazz Bill Hanna - a staple of the local music scene. Bill discusses how he fell in love with jazz, his journey as a music educator for Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, the jazz program at CPCC and the places in town he spreads his music. QCMP voice over intro provided by Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:40:22

E6 - Tour Merchandising - Jennings Compton

3/2/2018
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In this episode Matthew interviews Jennings Compton regarding tour merchandising, management and the crazy things that have happened out on the road. QCMP intro voice-over courtesy of Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:33:43

E5 - Musician & Educator Kevin Brawley

1/31/2018
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This month Matthew speaks with local musician and music educator Kevin Brawley about his solo performances, working with his new group Twenty Three Over Four , his recordings and what he likes about teaching.

Duration:00:58:14

E4 - Audio Engineering at CPCC

12/27/2017
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This month host Matthew Ablan speaks with Central Piedmont Community College's audio engineering instructor Dan Guerrie. The two discuss the CPCC's continuing education program for audio engineering, the career track and how the music industry has evolved as it pertains to recording. QCMP voice over intro by Nathan Richie.

Duration:01:07:20

E3 - 202 North Main Wine Shop and Music Room

11/29/2017
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This month host Matthew Ablan heads to 202 North Main Wine Shop and Music Room to speak with owner Michael Parker. The wine room is a unique spot with an acoustically designed room for music. Also, the QCMP is now affiliated with Nu Sound Charlotte - check out their website for info on the Charlotte music scene. Queen City Music Podcast intro by Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:28:08

E2 - Midwood Guitar Studio

10/18/2017
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This month Matthew returns to Midwood Guitar Studio and speaks with owner Douglas Armstrong about opening the shop, boutique guitars and what lies ahead for MGS. QCMP intro voice-over work by Nathan Richie.

Duration:01:04:44

E1 - Midwood Luthiere

9/5/2017
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In this episode Matthew speaks with one of Charlotte's premiere luthier's Craig Landau of Midwood Luthiere - who talks about the craft, famous players who have stopped by and the strange things one will find in vintage guitars. QCMP intro voice-over work by Nathan Richie.

Duration:00:21:54

E0 - Intro to the podcast

9/5/2017
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The Queen City Music Podcast is devoted to the local music scene in Charlotte, NC. In this introductory episode of the QCMP the host briefly introduces himself and what the format of the podcast will be. QCMP intro voice-over by Nathan Ritchie.

Duration:00:03:31