The Musical Almanac is an ongoing series highlighting musical styles or genres from around the world. Today, we focus on a unique style from Ethiopia. What’s Ethiopian Jazz? Imagine the “free” sound of John Coltrane meeting the impressionistic music of Debussy. Then, imagine all of this accompanied by African and American soul polyrhythms…that’s a start, but it can also […]
Chris has the pleasure to talk with professional surfer Conner Coffin.
Chris interviews solo artist/songwriter/guitar slinger Keith Gattis.
Chris interviews Willie Nelson's Family Band resident upright bass specialist Kevin Smith.
Chris interviews Sam Jones, renowned photographer, director, and host of the interview-based television show Off Camera.
Chris talks to esteemed punk and metal guitarist Sami Yaffa, known for his work with Hanoi Rocks and more.
We took a visit to Groovemaster Recording Studios in Chicago to talk with producer Johnny K. If you’re not familiar with his name, you probably know his work producing bands like Disturbed, 3 Doors Down, Megadeth, and more. Our video interview features Johnny talking about his essential recording gear and key techniques, and favorite gear […]
Chris talks to honky-tonk picker Kenny Vaughan of Marty Stuart & The Fabulous Superlatives.
Chris sits down one of the kings of the Tele-Twang sound, Redd Volkaert.