Episode 12 – Christopher Woitach, Stringjoy

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Christopher Woitach is a jazz guitarist, steel guitarist, and composer living in Portland, Oregon. Christopher Woitach has played with many nationally and internationally known artists, including Bernadette Peters, Rich Little, Hank Roberts, Bob Mover, Tony Monaco, Mel Brown, and John Stowell. He regularly performs throughout the Pacific Northwest, and at jazz festivals in the U.S. and Canada.

“You have to find the world that suits you.” – Christopher Woitach

Topics discussed include:

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Featured track: “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” by Christopher Woitach.

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Episode 11 – Jon Graboff

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Possibly best known for his work with Ryan Adams and the Cardinals, Jon Graboff has also recorded and/or toured with the likes of: Willie Nelson, Norah Jones, David Byrne, Carrie Underwood, Noel Gallagher, Harper Simon, Phil Lesh, M. Ward, Cyndi Lauper and others.

Topics discussed include:

FEATURED SONG: Polkov, “Caterwaul” from Polkov

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Episode 8 – Mike Perlowin

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I came to the conclusion that I was put on Earth for the specific purpose of playing the pedal steel guitar. Everything I had done previously had prepared me for this.” – Mike Perlowin

This month we interview renowned pedal steel guitarist, author, and teacher Mike Perlowin. Topics discussed include Mike’s forays into classical music, reading notation, music theory, gear, recording techniques and thinking outside the box!

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Episode 7 – Jay Dee Maness

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This month we interview beloved pedal steel player Jay Dee Maness! His credits include Buck Owens, Gram Parsons, The Byrds, Vince Gill, Ray Stevens and many many more.

Check out Jay Dee’s page for appearances, his new album & more!

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Episode 6 – Larry Behm and the brotherhood of steel

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This month we interview Portland area pedal steel player and teacher Larry Behm! Topics we covered include:

  • The brotherhood of steel guitar
  • The importance of asking questions and having FUN
  • Consistency in your steel setup
  • Ergonomics & the mechanical advantage

  • Gary Carter

  • The future of steel guitar!

Check out Larry’s page for more info – Painless Steel Productions

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Episode 5 – EHX C9, Digitech Mosaic, Jon Rauhouse

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This month we review the Electro-harmonix C9 Organ Machine, with an extra bonus review of the Digitech Mosaic polyphonic 12-string pedal.

And we have a great interview with steeler & multi-instrumentalist Jon Rauhouse! Jon has played with Sleepwalker, Neko Case, Jakob Dylan, Old 97s and many many more, and has several fine solo albums. More info is available at his website, jonrauhouse.com.

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Episode 4 – NU Generation Tone Bar, Stu Schulman

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This episode features a review of the NU-Generation Tone Bar by Red Barn Music Supply, 575-621-4320.

Noted steel guitarist (and 6-string and bass guitarist) Stu Schulman joined us for a great interview and shared a lot of road stories from his years of touring and recording. We covered a lot of ground, so here are some links to things we talked about:

New Riders of the Purple Sage, Suite Steel album, Chris Middaugh and the Arm Brothers, Robbie Dupree, Wild Bill and his Buffalo Yankees, B.W. Stevenson, Marcia Ball, Blanton Steel Guitars, Willie Nelson, Jimmy Day, Austin City Limits, Red Rhodes, Delaney Bramlett, Gary Busey as Teddy Jack Eddy, Jimmy Rabbitt, Barbi Benton, Matt Hammer, Paulette CarlsonSweethearts of the Rodeo, Bill Carter, Jerry Jeff Walker, Doug Sahm, Milton CarrollDwight Yoakam, Vince Gill, Bill Keith, Tiny Olsen, Desert Rose Steel Guitars, Telonics.

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