Gear Lesson Livestream Video Podcast 

Richie Castellano – Band Geek 138 – Angus Clark

Killer rock guitarist Angus Clark (Trans Siberian Orchestra, Kitaro, Joe Lynn Turner, Daredevil Squadron) joins the Band Geeks in the studio to discuss music, stage footwear, and his nerdy little secret. Angus also leads the band on some more Rainbow and breaks the record for most current song on Band Geek with a Demi Lovato cover! Video Version: Audio Version: http://hwcdn.libsyn.com/p/d/1/3/d131da36d08b65f9/138_-_Angus_Clark.mp3

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Audio Podcast Interview Lesson 

Working Drummer Podcast – 167 – Dafnis Prieto: Rhythmic Synchronicity, Musical Vocabulary, Composing and Recording a Big Band Album,

From Santa Clara, Cuba, Dafnis Prieto’s revolutionary drumming techniques and compositions have had a powerful impact on the Latin and Jazz music scene, nationally and internationally. He is the leader of several groups including the Dafnis Prieto Sextet, The Proverb Trio, Si O Si Quartet, and the Dafnis Prieto Big Band, which just released an album of Prieto’s compositions entitled Back to the Sunset. He is also the author of the book A World of Rhythmic Possibilities. http://media.blubrry.com/mjackson/p/workingdrummer.net/wd_podcasts/WorkingDrummer_267_Dafnis_Prieto.m4a

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Business Interview Lesson Video Podcast 

Michael Brandvold Marketing – Ep. 323 Music Licensing, Placements and Samples with Deborah Mannis-Gardner

Deborah Mannis-Gardner is the go-to expert for global music rights clearances, whether for samples for recordings; song usage in movies, television, and video games; or innovative applications such as the history of hip-hop Google Doodle. DMG Clearances, Inc., is known for clearing difficult copyrights from artists such as Led Zeppelin, Beatles, Prince, and AC/DC, as well as intricate multi-song mash-ups.

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Lesson Video Podcast 

Scott’s Bass Lessons – New Gadget That Tunes Your Bass (Automatically!)

A few days ago a box arrived in the post… And inside was one of the weirdest little gadgets I’ve ever seen. A handheld tuner… that, wait for it… Tunes your bass – automatically! As in, you don’t have to move any of the tuning pegs yourself. It does it for you. Yep. I know. Weird, lol! I thought it’d be fun to film a quick video for you so you can see it in action… (and make sure to answer my question in the video as I’m going to…

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Lesson Video Podcast 

David Wallimann – How To Mix Chords And Scales

In this video we are going to discuss how to blend chord shapes with scales. Harmonizing a scale consists of taking a scale and applying a formula (a grouping of notes) over every note in the scale. The most traditional formula (the triad) uses the first, third and fifth notes. In this case, our formula is going to be: first, sixth and three an octave higher. When we apply this formula on every degree of the major scale we discover that there are only three shapes. Once we have our…

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