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Join host NOMAD as he interviews other industry professionals, providing insight and practical wisdom for the next generation of aspiring career musicians.

Join host NOMAD as he interviews other industry professionals, providing insight and practical wisdom for the next generation of aspiring career musicians.
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United States

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Join host NOMAD as he interviews other industry professionals, providing insight and practical wisdom for the next generation of aspiring career musicians.

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English

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8184708827


Episodes

Going Viral | Marty Schwartz EP. 19

6/11/2019
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Marty Schwartz can be defined as an all around nice guy with a totally chill personality. But his passion for teaching and playing guitar far exceeds the relaxed temperance he exudes. With 1.4 million Youtube subscribers, 302k Facebook followers, 144k Instagram followers and 29k Twitter followers, his cyber circle is almost unparalleled in the market of guitar instruction. Find out what it took Marty to build this mega-force of virtual supporters and how his initial plan to curtail business...

Duration:01:13:17

The Human Beatbox | Doug E. Fresh EP. 18

5/27/2019
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Nomad caught up backstage with Doug E. Fresh on the co-bill for a Babyface concert in Jax, FL. Fresh is the consummate professional and all around great guy. Inspired by his Instagram feed, Nomad asks Doug about the positive energy that he so often promotes and how does he go about pulling himself out of the emotional valleys that so many of us experience. Without skipping a beat "the human beatbox" tells Nomad about his tried and true methods which are listed below, while also expounding on...

Duration:00:11:30

Adam Blackstone Covers the BASS-ics | EP. 17

5/13/2019
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Adam Blackstone can be heard on TV, radio or at a live concert at your favorite stadium, as the BBE (BASSic Black Entertainment) sound has certainly permeated your eardrums. Blackstone is not only a multi-faceted bass player, musician, Emmy nominated Music Director and Grammy award winning writer, he is the musical mastermind behind the live shows of many of today’s biggest artists. He has served as the Musical Director for acts such as Rihanna, Janet Jackson, Alicia Keys, Maroon 5, Eminem...

Duration:00:18:25

The Main Dot Connector | Josh Pegram EP. 16

7/20/2018
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Episode 16 “The Main Dot Connector” Josh Pegram | Marketing/Branding Expert and Manager for Tommy Sims Nomad was called in to Sunset Studios - Hollywood for a recording session for Kyla Jade a finalist on the TV competition show The Voice (2018) "Last Tear”. Session Musicians: Tommy Sims (bass/producer), James Waddell (engineer), Aaron Lindsey (keys), Kevin Randolph (keys), Victor Indrizzio (drums), Nomad (gtr) TOPICS Discussed In person human experience vs. sending session files Technology...

Duration:00:35:19

The Ultimate Guitar Ninja | Jason Land EP. 15

6/11/2018
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Jason Land Guitar Ninja founder and developer of one of the most stream-lined methods of guitar teaching I've witnessed sat down with me for almost an hour long conversation that covers his tried and true principles & methods, daily practices, philosophies of life in general and much more! Talking points: Constructing a good team Surviving the panic test Being a CEO Getting Started Practicing Focus Becoming your own artist Music Biz falsehoods and unfair game Stepping away from it all...

Duration:00:50:28

The Bottom Line | Michael Manson EP. 14

5/21/2018
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Michael Manson, Bass player extraordinaire will always give you THE BOTTOM LINE with his bass playing skills and overall musical prowess! TALKING POINTS: George Duke - Keys Kirk Whalum - The Gospel According To Jazz Chapter 1 JD Blair - Drums Paul Jackson Jr. - Gutiar Jerry Peters - Organ Jeff Lorber - Keys Contemporary Jazz Jam Band Fusion Snakry Puppy Robert Glasper Radio campaigns Social Media campaigns Sattelite Radio - Sirius XM Water Colors Radio Program Directors Booking Agents...

Duration:00:24:50

Know Where You're Going | Cecil Guyton EP. 13

5/15/2018
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Cecil Guyton is one of Chi-towns finest in the entertainment biz...from the "Chitlin' Circuit" to the "Big Stage" with everyone from Cannonball Aderely to Lionel Richie and byeond, this verteran production savant knows exactly where he came from and exactly where he's going! Talking Points: Music keeps us young Tour Managing Adability Open minded Technology Stage Managing Uber Studio techniques Vocal stacking Old School Artists Discussed: El Debarge Lionel Richie The Commodores Eddie...

Duration:00:18:13

The Black Operator | Mark Phillips EP. 12

5/7/2018
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DISCUSSION POINTS: FISHBONE 1987 TOURING FOR $500 COLLEGE BUDDIES AHEAD BLACK OPERATOR RECORD PERFORMED LIVE DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE CONCERT: MIKE GARSON - KEYS IAN ASBURY - THE CULT STING CONFIDENCE IN JOB NOT OPEN FOR DEBATE BE DELIBERATE UCLA EXTENSION PROGRAM TAP INTO NEW SKILL SETS ASPIRE TO OTHER COLLEGE GRADUATE BUDDIES EXECUTIVE VP AT LIONS GATE - RUSSELL ZEEKER (HEADLESS BODY IN A TOPLESS BAR) LICENSE A SONG FOR THE FILM WARPED TOUR SOCIAL DISTORTION NO DOUBT BLINK 182 AMERICAS MOST...

Duration:00:49:51

Behind The Scenes | Babyface Cast & Crew EP. 11

4/30/2018
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MESSAGE: In the face of adversity within the Music Industry we must persevere and remain consistent on a daily basis in order to breakthrough the threshold of our Careers! TALKING POINTS: Supply and Demand Outbidding Integrity - there's enough to go around Technology changes the way we consume music Live concerts Dwindling venues Bands on Tour versus YouTube and Social Media RESOURCES: http://www.spaundrums.com/ http://www.babyfacemusic.com/ https://www.grammy.com/

Duration:00:14:12

Super Sonic Noise Maker | Jason Moss EP. 10

4/23/2018
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MESSAGE: Diversify, Self-Educate, and employ Balance - Marathon not a Sprint DISCUSSION POINTS & TERMINOLOGY: NJ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergen_County,_New_Jersey NY state Caracas Venezuela https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracas Tempe / Phoenix AZ Big fish small pond Jingles Songwriter Record Deal Music artist Interning at commercial house TV commercial composer Educational Managent Group (EMG) Simon & Schuster Children's music Multi-media music Mentorship - Cliff Sarde...

Duration:01:10:14

The Gospel According to Jazz | Kirk Whalum EP. 9

4/16/2018
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Message: Quelle (Que) - A hypothetical written collection of primarily Jesus' sayings (logia). Q is part of the common material found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke but not in the Gospel of Mark. Topics: Last name mispronunciation Living in France Affinity for Language Creative freedom Realism Lead by example Direct audience access Marketing leverage Sideman to Artist Major Label to Indie Owning your masters World Music appreciation Practice regimen Programming and engineering Daily...

Duration:00:46:03

Flying High | Dale & Mark Ranz EP. 8

3/19/2018
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THE CAREER MUSICIAN PODCAST by: NOMAD Episode 8: Dale & Mark Ranz (“PJ” Pilots) Flying High in the Music Biz “Like a G6, I mean G5, but who’s counting anyway?!?!” Topic Agenda - What is a PJ? 1. Often referred to as a “PJ”, the new standard of ultimate status symbol, this mode of transportation is simply a “Private Jet”, or as civilians refer to it, “a damn airplane”! Flying in a PJ for a gig, what’s next? Well, you could say you’ve arrived but that might be an overstatement. Slow down there...

Duration:00:19:14

Changing The World | Tommy Sims EP. 7

2/21/2018
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Talking points: Production Songwriting Arranging Musical influences Gospel Funk RnB Soul Secular & Christian music Analog vs. Digital technology Programming with MIDI Marketing / Social Media Promotional Ideas Facebook Instagram as marketing tools Shifting Musical lanes Booking Gigs 7 City Fan Cultivation Live band tracking Recording techniques Studios Musical icons Eric Clapton Michael McDonald Tommy Emmanuel Groove / Pocket Analog punch points Analog Tape Grammys Sports 10,000 Hour Self...

Duration:00:51:10

Award Winning Pianist/Composer | Ruslan Sirota EP. 6

2/6/2018
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Talking Points: Soviet Union - Ukraine (Owning a keyboard was illegal) Cassette overdubs Music improvisation Writing songs Music anarchists Classical training Practicing Israel Yamaha School of Music Jazz studies Harmonic freedom and density Scholarship to Berklee Gary Burton helped subsidize college Versatile career Move to LA 2005 Brian McKnight Josh Groban Seal Eric Benet Chick Corea Stanley Clarke Neyo Marcus Miller Diane Warren George Duke X-Factor Preparation meets opprtuniy Gospel...

Duration:00:37:40

Virtuoso Film Composer | John Powell EP. 5

1/8/2018
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THE CAREER MUSICIAN PODCAST BY NOMAD JOHN POWELL EPISODE - MAKING OF “FERDINAND” GUITAR OVERDUB SESSION GOLDEN GLOBE NOM ORCHESTRAL TRACKING SESSION ARTICLE JOHN POWELL IMDB FERDINAND SCORE ON YOUTUBE GUITAR TRIO FOR SESSION: ADAM DEL MONTE RAMON STAGNARO MICHAEL NOMAD RIPOLL TALKING POINTS: PROCESS IN THE IDIOM WITH AUTHENTICITY GUITAR TRIO SOFTWARE AS A WRITING TOOL EXPERIMENTATION GEORGE DOERING - #1 LA SESSION GUITAR ACE CASTING UNIQUE VOICE AND STYLE OF PLAYING TOO PURE IS NOT GOOD...

Duration:00:26:39

Legendary Tour Manager | Bernie Boyle EP. 4

9/7/2017
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What do The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and Paul McCartney have in common? They all called upon legendary tour manager Bernie Boyle to get their tours on the road! Check out the Career Musician Podcast featuring Bernie and his illustriously entertaining anecdotes! Discussion points include: The very beginning Hearing The Beatles for the first time and working as their “gopher" Lifting organs for John Mayall and The Bluesbreakers to becoming a tour manager How the '60s and '70s compare to today...

Duration:00:24:47

Drummer to the Stars | Joel Stevenett EP. 3

2/24/2017
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With credits that read like a short novel, Joel is not only a drummer to the stars, but the consumate professional that truly embodies the very meaning of the term - CAREER MUSICIAN! Discussion points include: Playing in unison with other band members Locking drums and bass Backing up the artist your playing for Not over emphasizing chops when inappropriate Multitasking as it relates to session drumming Programming drum beats The Nashville music scene: Chris Blizzard, Butch Dillon, Karlton...

Duration:00:41:58

Healthy Road Life | Tyrone Mattner & Gareth Katzew EP. 2

1/8/2016
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While on tour with Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds in South Africa, NOMAD spoke with event security and close protection bodyguards Tyrone Mattner and Gareth Katzew about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the go. They're collective insight reveals that although one might face many obstacles on the road it is important to maintain constancy in diet, training and sleep. With a clientele list ranging from U2, Chris Brown, Linkin Park and just about every other major music act...

Duration:00:32:40

Rules of the Road | Kenny Babyface Edmonds Band EP. 1

6/4/2015
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In this debut episode of the NOMADSPLACE Podcast series, NOMAD talks with members of the Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds (KBE) band and crew about the various unspoken "rules of the road" in addition to the many obstacles one might have to endure while touring. Overall, the common reoccurring theme hovers around finding ways to be respectful of everyones boundaries and personal space while setting your own in the most diplomatic and natural way. Topics/Terms covered: - Lobby Call - Oil Spotted -...

Duration:00:29:02