In this episode, I interview Million Dollar Quartet’s director, Scott Weinstein. We chat about his background and how he got started in theater. We also discuss how he became a director and how he came to work on Million Dollar Quartet. Scott talks about how he approaches a show and also, what’s up next for him.
In this episode, Moot interviews the one and only Chuck Mead. They discuss Moot’s stateroom accommodations on the cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway, Chuck’s early years and musical influences, performing with his family band, moving to Nashville, the formation of legendary BR549, getting signed to a major record label deal and hitting the road with everyone from George Jones to Bob Dylan & The Black Crowes, Chuck talks about getting involved with the Million Dollar Quartet musical and becoming the show’s musical director for the past 10 years and finally they talk about the current state of the music industry. For more info on Chuck, check out:
In part two of Moot’s interview with Bill Corvino, they discuss playing guitar clean and sober, Bill’s take on meeting Moot for the first time, Bill giving Moot an F in the “Basic Guitar” course Bill was teaching, Pete Anderson’s influence on Bill, Moot and Bill forming a band together, working up original songs, initial touring and family life.
In Episode 7, Moot interviews his longtime guitarist and friend, Bill Corvino. They talk about Bill’s early years, his introduction to music, graduating valedictorian, overcoming fears of performing and working with guitar hero, Kenny Vaughan during the recording of the “Goin’In Hot” album.
In Episode 6, I take a car ride to Brooklyn to see a man about a Gretsch White Falcon. Along the way I talk about where I’m from, my family, my checkered past with cars, and a bizarre incident in east Texas. Finally I read some show dates. If you want to reach me, send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
In episode 5, I make a long distance call to close a friend, talented drummer Blake Oswald. We talk about how we met, Blake’s early musical stylings, Blake interning for Little Dog Records, time spent together on and off the road, drinking at the Los Angeles Athletic Club, I discuss living at the Cecil hotel and how I became so freaked out by conspiracy theories in 2007 that I left the country for New Zealand. Finally we discusses the upcoming album that we’ve been making for the past two years. I reads show dates and give contact info: email@example.com.
In episode 3, “Blood Brothers” I interview my younger brother and previous tour manager Mike Estepp. We discuss life on the road, living together in Los Angeles, surviving Little Dog Records’ owner Pete Anderson, attempting arson in Canada, paying people off with tour petty cash, adolescent memories, an ill-fated trip to a Big Bear cabin, Mike’s early life and artistic endeavors, a infamous roll of drink tickets and finally I read upcoming show dates and give contact info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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In episode 2, “Mean Ol’ Road”, I interviews long-time friend, bandmate and co-conspirator Mike Mean. We talk about our awkward first meeting, tales from the road and the pitfalls of consuming too much gin in Chicago. Finally, I give some upcoming show dates and contact info: email@example.com. If you dig it, subscribe and rate! Thanks and be cool, Moot Davis