- Being a regular collaborator and touring musician with Norah Jones… and how the first song with lyrics he ever wrote was on her multi-million selling album.
- How his very first studio session was spent working with Tracy Chapman, where he recorded Give Me One Reason to Stay, which one multiple Grammys.
- His shift from a jazz focus to a song writing focus.
- How his experience in New York shaped him into a different type of musician.
- His path of accidental opportunities.
- Working in very diverse musical situation with people like Amos Lee, Dan Hicks & the Acoustic Warriors, Vulfpeck, Alan Tousaint, Todd Sickafoose, Anais Mitchell, Joe Henry, Larry Goldings, Kenny Wolleson, etc.
- How he wound up writing for almost every guitar publication in the world including Guitar Player, Acoustic Guitar, Fretboard Journal, Premier Guitar, Guitar World.
- Why he started his free educational Youtube Channel named Guitar Tips and the types of lessons that his followers are learning.
- Guitar Tips Pro, his platform to help players that want to take the next step.
- The similarities between learning about religion and music.
- His musical education and studying with sage teachers like Jimmy Wyble and Ted Greene.
- How he determines the value of his time.
- His Aunt Susan’s advice about who to sleep with.
- His thoughts on creative risk.
- The value of apprenticing
- Life transitions.
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If you’re ready to take the next step, Adam’s Guitar Tips Pro is probably one of the best values in music education out there. Seriously, masterclass level information for $5 a month… from one of the best teachers in the game… with real life playing experience that few people can rival… Yep! Worth it!
Music to Check Out
With Adam’s permission, this episode features the following tunes:
- This is Our House off his album Blueberry Blonde with Jay Bellerose.
- Something to Drink About off his album Other Desert Cities.
- Washing Day off his album Washing Day.
You can purchase these tunes and many many more here on Adam’s Bandcamp Page.
Some MAKE MOVES Links…
MM S2 Ep.10 on iTunes: https://apple.co/2CMGovE
MM S2 Ep.10 Download: http://bit.ly/2qx4G78
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MAKE MOVES website: www.makemoveswithjohn.com
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