Archive for: March, 2015

009: John “Drumbo” French (Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band)

Joe talks to John “Drumbo” French about blazing a singular path with Captain Beefheart, slipping his under tyrannical rule, arranging the seminal album, “Trout Mask Replica” and learning many years later that his work truly meant something to people all over the world.

008: Jeff “Tain” Watts (Wynton/Branford Marsalis, Alice Coltrane, Solo)

Joe talks to Jeff “Tain” Watts about growing up in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, getting suspended from school for fighting, ascending to the top of the 80s jazz world with the Marsalis brothers, and playing in a band with Gus from Breaking Bad.

007: Patty Schemel (Hole)

Joe talks to Patty Schemel about drumming for Hole, addiction, recovery, and motherhood.

006: Butch Norton (Lucinda Williams, Eels, Tracy Chapman)

Joe talks to Butch Norton about his philandering father, his positive but limited experience with Scientology, and his career as drummer for Eels, Tracy Chapman, Rufus Wainwright, and Lucinda Williams.

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