The fifth episode of The JamBase Podcast has been unveiled for your listening pleasure. Download or stream this installment using the podcast provider of your choice including the embedded player at the bottom of this article. Episode Five features hosts Andy Kahn and Scott Bernstein who return to bring listeners news, opinions and interviews with a focus on live music.
Once again, “The Rundown” opens the show as AK and ScottyB chat about a handful of noteworthy news events announced recently. The pair discusses the Frank Zappa Hologram Tour, Paul Simon’s confirming the end of his 50-year touring career, moe.’s comeback shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York and the departure of Dave Matthews Band fiddle player Boyd Tinsley as well as the first DMB show without him.
Scott Bernstein then welcomes Chris Wood for the debut of “Reelin’ In The Years.” Each “Reelin’ In The Years” segment will feature a discussion about the various projects of one of our favorite musicians’ career and the touring process used by each project. Wood talks about Medeski Martin & Wood‘s early days and break through to a major touring act and then starting all over again with The Wood Brothers.
We then take a moment to remember the late John Perry Barlow. Scotty takes a look back at the remarkable life of the Grateful Dead lyricist and internet pioneer who died this week at the age of 70.
Finally, Reid Genauer sits for “Quit My Day Job” with David Onigman and Scott Bernstein. The Strangefolk and Assembly Of Dust guitarist and vocalist chatted with DaveO and ScottyB about his formative years as a professional performer and how he currently balances working for an innovative tech company with his ongoing musical career.