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Bernie Dresel- "Bernie...You've Arrived" (The Brian Setzer Orchestra, The BBB Featuring Bernie Dresel, Star Wars)

ABOUT THIS EPISODE

Bernie Dresel reflects on his diverse career as a session player and touring drummer. He tells the story of becoming the drummer for the Brian Setzer Orchestra and creating a style of drumming. He talks about his years with Gordon Goodwin’s Phat Band and besoming one of the most sought after big band drummers. He explains the unique way that his album with his own big band, “The BBB featuring Bernie Dresel”, are produced and mixed. Bernie give some insight as to what it takes to play on movies like “Star Wars” and “Planet of the Apes”.

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Episode 19 · 3 days ago

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Guitar player and vocalist, Eugene Edwards, talks about growing up in a small town and his road to Berklee College of Music. He tells the story of getting his current gig with Dwight Yoakam and his approach to the playing. He discusses his second record which he just released yet recorded years ago and he takes us through the writing of some of the songs. Eugene also talks about his time with the world famous band, Sha Na Na.

Eugene Edwards- A Week Of Sundays:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3NeFKa6okZPW3ZcvAPcem5?si=2AzMQH3SSfSoh-WioPQcGQ

Jukebox Graduate:

https://open.spotify.com/show/5NprJt62GlbP7fKXZfD2Rt?si=WJVJc67iQoaAzOQgCtRJcg

Guitar Lessons:

https://golive.ly/host/eugene-edwards

Fender Play:

https://www.fender.com/play

www.divebarrockstar.com

Episode 18 · 1 week ago

August Zadra- Try To Be More Of A Musician Than A Guitarist (Dennis DeYoung, Waiting For Monday)

Guitarist and vocalist, August Zadra, shares his story of YouTube discovery which lead to him playing guitar and singing with founding member of the band Styx, Dennis DeYoung. He explains how he got from his small town in Alaska to the big city of Los Angeles. He talks about the formation of his current project, Waiting For Monday, and how he started his weekly Facebook Live performances. August also talks about the profound influence Eddie Van Halen had on him and his playing.

Dennis DeYoung, 26 East, Vol.1:

https://open.spotify.com/album/3tu3ITF5KFk6kNSKXU7LAj?si=3QnmUOZDRsGLGcrOqjexTg

Waiting For Monday:

https://open.spotify.com/album/764loqGIi3sdSlSARDkadp?si=0ltEZyxAT9-Mb8W7ydoZ_A

www.divebarrockstar.com

Episode 17 · 2 weeks ago

Noriko Olling- Find Your Musical Soulmate (Chaka Khan, Tina Marie, Rick James)

Keyboardist, Noriko Olling, explains how she came to the U.S. from Japan and became a top call keyboard player in Los Angeles. She talks about the joys of living in a recording studio and reveals where the inspiration came from for her newest album, “My Path”. She shares some of her experiences as a woman in an industry dominated by men and what it’s been like working for legendary artists. Noriko also shares some tips on making great charts.

www.norikoolling.com

Noriko on Spotify:

https://open.spotify.com/artist/4gpiKq3p87Km2Oy5b8aVLm?si=yneQYstyQPWJWpgBaOsfUA

Noriko on YouTube:

https://www.youtube.com/user/Noriko1595

Episode 16 · 3 weeks ago

George Shelby- Never Sight Read...Ever (Phil Collins, The Voice)

George Shelby plays saxophone, clarinets, flutes, penny whistle, vocoder and many other random wind instruments. He explains that this is the plight of the modern day saxophonist. He also shares his insight into the Los Angeles session player world and talks about the modern horn section studio experience. He talks about being on the road with pop legend, Phil Collins. He reveals his secret to being a great reader and tells his story of meeting Barack and Michelle Obama.

www.georgeshelby.com

Real Men Wear Pink:

http://main.acsevents.org/goto/georgeshelby