The Brass Junkies Podcast - Pedal Note Media
The Brass Junkies Podcast - Pedal Note Media
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.
TBJ150: Jens Lindemann
Jens Lindemann on honesty, teaching at UCLA, and how to deal with nerves. You can find show notes, links and this episode’s Easter eggs on the Pedal Note Media website: http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/tbj/blog/tbj150 For instant access to the complete back catalog of exclusive bonus content including extra interviews with guests, additional content from Lance and Andrew like the Music Practice Coach Show and the Jacobs Quotes Podcast, become a Patreon patron of the show today: https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies.
Nov 10
1 hr 13 min
TBJ149: Demondrae Thurman from the Euphonium Workshop
TBJ149: Demondrae Thurman from the Euphonium Workshop Experience Demondrae's clinic from the Pedal Note Media Euphonium Workshop. We wanted to share with you one of the clinics given by the world class artists.  You can still sign up to experience the entire Euphonium Workshop! The videos are live until January 1st.    Sign up here:  https://pedalnotemedia.thinkific.com/courses/euphonium-workshop You can find show notes, links and this episode’s Easter eggs on the Pedal Note Media website: http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/tbj/blog/tbj147 For instant access to the complete back catalog of exclusive bonus content including extra interviews with guests, additional content from Lance and Andrew like the Music Practice Coach Show and the Jacobs Quotes Podcast, become a Patreon patron of the show today: https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies
Oct 27
1 hr 11 min
TBJ148: Abby Lannan & Scott Sutherland
TBJ148: Andrew and Lance speak to Abby and Scott about the Media Makers Workshop as well as their own social media ventures. You can find show notes, links and this episode’s Easter eggs on the Pedal Note Media website: http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/tbj/blog/tbj148-mmw For instant access to the complete back catalog of exclusive bonus content including extra interviews with guests, additional content from Lance and Andrew like the Music Practice Coach Show and the Jacobs Quotes Podcast, become a Patreon patron of the show today: https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies
Oct 13
1 hr
TBJ147: Revisiting Sam Pilafian's TBJ100 Bonus Episode
TBJ147: Andrew and Lance revisit the bonus interview, with Sam Pilfian from December of 2018. Originally only available to Patreon patrons, we wanted to share the amazing interview with Sam to a wider audience. Enjoy! You can find show notes, links and this episode’s Easter eggs on the Pedal Note Media website: http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/tbj/blog/tbj147 For instant access to the complete back catalog of exclusive bonus content including extra interviews with guests, additional content from Lance and Andrew like the Music Practice Coach Show and the Jacobs Quotes Podcast, become a Patreon patron of the show today: https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies
Sep 29
36 min
TBJ146: Mike Roylance
Mike Roylance, Principal Tuba of the Boston Symphony Orchestra on gigs during Covid-19, playing for Disney, and life as an orchestral tubist in a major symphony orchestra. You can find show notes, links and this episode’s Easter eggs on the Pedal Note Media website: http://www.pedalnotemedia.com/tbj/blog/tbj146 Check out the offerings from Hitz Academy and see if it is right for you!: www.hitzacademy.com For instant access to the complete back catalog of exclusive bonus content including extra interviews with guests, additional content from Lance and Andrew like the Music Practice Coach Show and the Jacobs Quotes Podcast, become a Patreon patron of the show today: https://www.patreon.com/thebrassjunkies.
Sep 15
1 hr 12 min
TBJ145: Tom Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic on transparency, air direction and coyotes.
TBJ145: Tom Hooten, principal trumpet of the Los Angeles Philharmonic on transparency, air direction and coyotes. Trumpet master Tom Hooten joined Andrew & Lance to discuss how he has taken advantage of his time during quarantine to become an even better player, teacher and musician. Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Unlock bonus episodes galore by becoming a Patreon patron. Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Buy Pray for Jens and The Brass Junkies merch at The Brass Junkies online store! Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.  
Sep 1
1 hr 9 min
TBJ144: Marty Hackleman, legendary horn player and teacher, on All Star Brass, poetry and fire tornadoes.
TBJ144: Legendary horn player and teacher Marty Hackleman on All Star Brass, poetry and fire tornadoes. Marty joins The Brass Junkies for a second time to share some amazing stories, including a very honest explanation of how he decided to end his playing career. LINKS https://info.umkc.edu/cmad-roohorns/martin-hackleman/ http://www.bravinntech.com/trumpetjenswebsite/all-star-brass.html Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Unlock bonus episodes galore by becoming a Patreon patron. Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Buy Pray for Jens and The Brass Junkies merch at The Brass Junkies online store! Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.
Aug 18
1 hr 8 min
TBJ143: Brittany Lasch, Trombone Professor at Bowling Green State University on Covid recovery, Star Wars and Goal Setting
TBJ143: Brittany Lasch, Trombone Professor at Bowling Green State University on Covid recovery, Star Wars and Goal Setting. Brittany Lasch shared her incredible story about losing an Easter gig and getting Covid, a bad tradeoff. LINKS https://www.brittanylasch.com/ https://www.bgsu.edu/musical-arts/faculty-and-staff/brittany-lasch.html https://www.astralartists.org/artist/brittany-lasch/ https://michiganopera.org/ Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Unlock bonus episodes galore by becoming a Patreon patron. Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Buy Pray for Jens and The Brass Junkies merch at The Brass Junkies online store! Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.
Aug 4
1 hr 7 min
TBJ142: Chris Martin, Principal Trumpet with the New York Philharmonic on auditions, fundamentals and 340 mouthpieces. Really.
TBJ142: Chris Martin, Principal Trumpet with the New York Philharmonic on auditions, fundamentals, and 340 mouthpieces. Really. Master trumpeter Chris Martin joins Andrew & Lance to explain how he landed two of the best gigs in the world. LINKS Chris' page NY Phil bio page Juilliard page Yamaha Artist page TBJ63 with Mike Martin Full show notes at pedalnotemedia.com (including Lance's show notes/Easter eggs). Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Unlock bonus episodes galore by becoming a Patreon patron. Subscribe to our brand new YouTube channel! Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Buy Pray for Jens and The Brass Junkies merch at The Brass Junkies online store! Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.
Jul 21
1 hr 9 min
TBJ141: Quotes from the 2020 TBJ Academy Summer Workshop
TBJ141: Quotes from the 2020 TBJ Academy Summer Workshop. Andrew & Lance highlight some of their favorite quotes from Donna Parkes, JD Shaw, Mary Bowden, Tage Larsen, Jen Montone Demondrae Thurman, and Richard White. We had an amazing week at The Brass Junkies Academy Summer Workshop! 20 amazing hours with the best of the best in an extremely informative and powerful five-day run.  BUT WAIT, THERE'S MORE!!! We've decided to add an additional TBJASW BONUS DAY on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, featuring trumpet soloist Rex Richardson, Chris Castellanos, french horn with Boston Brass, and an additional hang with a special surprise guest! If you have already signed up for the course, this day is TOTALLY FREE for you! If not, head to brassjunkies.academy and sign up today, using the offer code summerbonus to get the live bonus day AND access to recordings of the previous 20 hours of content for $59 through September 1. In case you forgot, here were the artists for the original workshop: Trumpet Tage Larsen Mary Bowden Jose Sibaja Horn Jen Montone Jeff Scott JD Shaw Trombone Joe Alessi John Lofton Donna Parkes Euphonium Demondrae Thurman Gail Robertson Hiram Diaz Tuba Carol Jantsch Patrick Sheridan Richard White Hangs (too many folks to list them all, here's three) Jim Nova Michael Parker Composer Pete Meechan Now onto this episode.  We had a hard time picking from among a gazillion awesome quotes but found some we thought you'd enjoy. Here's the rundown: Donna Parkes on: Getting honest about why we do what we do This current time is a chance for us to get back to that "why" JD Shaw on: Warming up not just because we are supposed to Tailoring it to what we have to play Mary Bowden on: Now’s the time to get organized about your practicing Making a list of the things you’re great at (and the things you’re not so great at) Tage Larsen on: Not waiting to get lucky when taking auditions Learning that they are a process Jen Montone on: Consistency in auditions Control over your mind - so that you have control over your body - so you can do the closest you can to your best Demondrae Thurman on: Nerves Trusting your preparation Richard A. White on: Learning to pick yourself up Learning to trust yourself Want to help the show? Here are some ways: Unlock bonus episodes galore by becoming a Patreon patron. Help others find the show by leaving a rating and review on iTunes or Apple Podcasts. Show us some love on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. Show some love to our sponsors: The brass program at The Mary Pappert School of Music at Duquesne University and Parker Mouthpieces (including the Andrew Hitz and Lance LaDuke models.) Buy Pray for Jens and The Brass Junkies merch at The Brass Junkies online store! Tell your friends! Expertly produced by Will Houchin with love, care, and enthusiasm.  
Jul 7
49 min
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