Craig Garber is a writer & author of the best-selling book, "How To Make Maximum Money With Minimum Customers" and producer & host of Everyone Loves Guitar Podcast.
Chuck Berry told me, “Boy, you don’t rehearse rock ‘n roll!...” On this Carlos Alomar interview, meeting David Bowie, and why he left Bowie… growing up with a father who was a Pentecostal minister and the wisdom & openness Carlos gleaned from this relationship… working with Chuck Berry, Iggy Pop (and his incredible power), Mick Jagger, Gloria Gaynor and others… thing he’s proudest of, why you should never “Disturb the groove,” thinking like 3 guitar players, not one… golf, Greece, puppets, smiling, and why, “If you can’t explain it, you can’t defend it!” One of the smartest performers and most naturally happy people I’ve had the pleasure of meeting, this is a MUST listen! If you’d like to support this show: Carlos Alomar worked with David Bowie as his musical director from 1975-2003. He’s also played on 11 Bowie albums, which is more than any musician, other than pianist Mike Garson. He was also a member of the Apollo house band. As a side man, Carlos has recorded or toured with with Ben E. King, Joe Simon, Roy Ayers, The Main Ingredient (“Everybody Plays The Fool), Iggy Pop (co-writes), Cyndi Lauper, Carly Simon, Mick Jagger (co-writes), Paul McCartney, John Lennon, Simple Minds, Yoko Ono, Bruce Springsteen, Alicia Keys, Gloria Gaynor, Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars (Uptown Funk), Graham Parker, Debbie Gibson, Jellybean, Dr. Dre, Tom Jones, Prefab Sprout, The Pretenders and many others. He’s played on 32 Gold and Platinum records over the years & done soundtrack work for movies and TV, including movies like Rush, Pretty Woman, Pretty In Pink, Usual Suspects. He also appeared in a new documentary, "By whatever means necessary" which just won an NAACP outstanding directors award... Subscribe Facebook: Instagram:
Ariel talks about gigging on your own vs gigging as a band member, his favorite guitars, how he gets his consistently warm tone, taking things personally, what to do when you’re having a bad day, moving from Canada to Ireland, and more. Fun conversation:  If you’d like to support this show: Subscribe Facebook: Instagram:
Steve’s held down the lead guitar slot with Our Lady Peace since 2002, and he is also a successful Television and Movie composer and performer. Great story about how Steve got the gig with OLP, things that have kept him humble, how he manages being a celebrity and an introvert, at the same time… handling anxiety, trusting yourself, keeping an open mind to doing new activities, and more. Really warm conversation with an incredibly genuine and kind person: If you’d like to support this show: Subscribe Facebook: Instagram:
On this Tim Lefebvre interview, after graduating with degrees in Economics and Poli-Sci, Tim moved to NYC to get his music career going, and boy did he do a great job of it! Great stories about working with David Bowie, Donny McCaslin, Lani Stern, Wayne Krantz, Doyle Bramhall II, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Donald Fagan, Brain Adams, The Departed Soundtrack, Boomish, his incredibly diverse musical playing skills, smoking cigars, cycling, handling death, divorce, getting sober, the roller coaster of the music business, being kind, being more comfortable in your skin, and why Nationwide really is on your side. TONS of laughs and fun, super energetic :-) If you’d like to support this show: An A-List Session Bassist, Tim Lefebvre has played with artists like Lyle Workman, Wayne Krantz, Pete McCann, Dave Fiuczynski, Gil Parris... Bill Evans, Donny McCaslin, Doyle Bramhall II, Daniel Rosenboom, Chris Botti, Scary Pockets, Crow Nuts (with Jeff Babko) and others on over 150 LPs. He also did all the bass work on David Bowie’s Grammy last LP, Blackstar and is also a successful producer. From 2013 - 2018, Tim was the bassist of the Tedeschi Trucks Band, and he has also played on major movie soundtracks like Ocean’s 8, 12 & 13, Despicable Me 2, The Departed, The Sopranos, Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle, and others. He also subbed on the SNL band for 8 years from 2001 - 2009. Subscribe Facebook: Instagram:
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Tampa, FL, USA
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2 months, 1 week
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