The JamBase Podcast Episode 6: Ivan Neville & Jenna Lebowitz
The sixth installment of The JamBase Podcast is available for your listening pleasure. Download or stream this episode using the podcast provider of your choice including the embedded player at the bottom of this article. Episode Six starts with “The Rundown” focusing on recent news stories, followed by “Reelin’ In The Years” featuring Ivan Neville taking us through the touring aspect of his illustrious career and “All Access” in which ALO tour manager Jenna Lebowitz talks about what her job entails and how she developed into her current position.
Hosts David Onigman and Scott Bernstein lead “The Rundown” as DaveO and ScottyB chat about a handful of news items recently announced. The duo discusses some of the tours confirmed in the past few weeks, including the return of Trampled By Turtles, the Smashing Pumpkins‘ arena tour and Radiohead‘s upcoming 16-show swing through North America. Next, the pair talks about festival lineups unveiled by organizers of Camp Greensky, Trondossa, Camp Bisco, Disc Jam and Lockn’. “The Rundown” continues with a look at Dead & Company‘s inaugural Playing In The Band destination event before DaveO & ScottyB detail their experiences catching Trey Anastasio on his recently completed solo acoustic tour.
The episode is sponsored by I’m With Her and the trio’s new album, See You Around. I’m With Her shares audio of the See You Around track “Game To Lose.”
Scotty then welcomes Ivan Neville for the second installment of “Reelin’ In The Years.” Each “Reelin’ In The Years” segment features a discussion about the various projects of one of our favorite musicians’ career and the touring process employed by each project. Ivan talks about getting his start with his father and his uncles in The Neville Brothers before touring with Bonnie Raitt, Keith Richards and the Spin Doctors. Neville concludes the chat, which took place aboard Jam Cruise 16, with a discussion of how Dumpstaphunk came together and the methods the band currently uses to accommodate touring.
Episode Six ends with an “All Access” segment in which we chat with live music industry veterans about their career and all that goes into their jobs. Andy Kahn and Scott Bernstein spoke with Jenna Lebowitz, who talks to the pair about her first job in the industry, working with John Mayer, her current position with ALO and much more.