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The Brass Junkies Podcast - Pedal Note Media

The Brass Junkies, hosted by former Boston Brass members Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke, features interviews with the best and brightest brass players in the world. Subject matter includes everything from the serious to the ridiculous, just like the music business.
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Now displaying: December, 2015
Dec 21, 2015

John Rojak of the American Brass Quintet joins Andrew & Lance to discuss portfolio careers and chamber music. John also discusses how the American Brass Quintet finds and commissions new pieces.

 

He also talks about how he got started and why he sometimes has to explain ledger lines to composers. 

 

Website:

John Rojak

 

Links:

American Brass Quintet

Julliard

NYU

The Hartt School

 

You can help offset the costs of producing the show by making a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies. Your support is greatly appreciated!

 

Produced by Austin Boyer and Buddy Deshler of FredBrass.

 

Dec 8, 2015

Magically Fearless (Fearlessly Magical?) Jeff Nelsen joins Andrew & Lance to discuss his diverse and fascinating career. Jeff explains how he got started and progressed from orchestra playing to a stint with Canadian Brass and on to his current role teaching horn at Indiana University.

He also talks about his newest project "Fearless Performance," his TEDx talks (and hosting) and how studying magic compares to studying music. We also get to hear about his Rainbow Wand. 

 

Website:

Jeff Nelsen

 

Links:

Brendon Burchard YouTube Channel

Jeff Nelsen: Episode 5

 

Books Referenced:

The Power of Now by Eckhart Tolle

The Motivation Manifesto by Brendon Burchard

The Little Book of Talent by Daniel Coyle

The Talent Code by Daniel Coyle

 

You can help offset the costs of producing the show by making a small donation at https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies. Your support is greatly appreciated!

 

Produced by Austin Boyer and Buddy Deshler of FredBrass.

 

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