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MAKE MOVES

MAKE MOVES is an interview based show, hosted by John Hammond, that peeks into the minds of creative people and those who support them by thinking – and doing things – differently. Guests include musicians and music industry visionaries, architects, journalists, farmers, dancers, artists, authors, clothing designers, craftsmen, photographers, etc., etc., etc. Some guests are already famous, some are just arriving, and some will never survive, but they all have a fascinating human story to tell. Shows average 60 minutes and are in no particular order, so you can dive in wherever you want. You can get supplemental materials and interesting resources for each episode at www.makemoveswithjohn.com.
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Jan 6, 2018

S2 Ep. 10 feat. Adam Levy, guitar slinger, musical alchemist, educator and journalist.

Adam talks about:

  • Being a regular collaborator touring musician with Norah Jones... and how the first song with words 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.

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.

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