The Nikhil Hogan Show
By Nikhil Hogan
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The #1 Music Interview Show! Great conversations with GRAMMY artists, Emmy Artists, Tony Award winners, Country Music Association artists, Pulitzer Prize recipients, Fulbright Scholars and many more!
||CleanPeter Erskine | 2-Time GRAMMY-winning Drummer on over 700 recordings||On today’s show, we talk to 2-time GRAMMY Award winner, Drummer, Bandleader, Producer and Educator, Peter Erskine! He has appeared on 700 albums and film scores, and has won two Grammy Awards, plus an Honorary Doctorate from the Berklee College of...||4 10 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLarry Hochman | Tony Award-winning Orchestrator and 5x Emmy winning Composer||On today’s show, I’m excited to talk to Tony Award-winning orchestrator and 5-time EMMY award winning-composer, Larry Hochman! As co-orchestrator with Stephen Oremus on the Book of Mormon, Hochman has won the 2011 Tony Award for Best...||21 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRonnie King | Legendary Hip Hop and Punk Producer||On today’s show, I’m excited to talk to legendary hip hop and punk producer, composer, arranger and keyboardist, Ronnie King! Ronnie King became known for his analog Moog keyboard and Hammond organ: A sound that has been sampled and copied...||12 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark O'Connor | The O'Connor Method - Changing the way the violin is taught||Our guest today is 3-time GRAMMY winner, 6-time Country Music Association Musician of the Year, violinist, composer and educator Mark O’Connor! As solo recording artist he has sold over 2 million CDs. In 2000, O’Connor won the GRAMMY for “Best...||4 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Starobin | Talking orchestration and musical theatre with a legendary Tony Award-winning orchestrator||Our guest today is one of the top orchestrators and arrangers in Broadway and Hollywood, 2-time Tony Award-winner, Michael Starobin! On the Stage he’s been involved in some of the most acclaimed productions of all time including Sunday in the Park...||1 9 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoward McCrary | The GRAMMY-nominated producer and singer who is SO GOOD||GRAMMY-nominated singer, songwriter, producer, Howard McCrary, joins the show for the first time! In 1985, He co-produced the album “So Good” and was nominated for a Grammy for “Best Gospel Performance, Male”. In 1987, he was given ASCAP’s...||19 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHoward Rees | Spreading the teachings of jazz legend Barry Harris||Our guest today is internationally acclaimed pianist, educator and entrepreneur, Howard Rees! He is the producer of the acclaimed “Barry Harris Workshop Video” series volumes 1-3 and is also the Founder of Howard Rees’ Jazz Workshops, Canada’s..||12 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTim Davies | From Frozen to Last of Us, top Hollywood conductor and orchestor||2-time GRAMMY-nominated Composer, Arranger, Orchestrator, Conductor and Drummer Tim Davies, joins the show for the first time! He is one of the busiest conductors and orchestrators in Hollywood. His film and TV credits include La La Land, Trolls,...||4 8 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDafnis Prieto | MacArthur Genius and Latin Jazz sensation||2-time GRAMMY-nominated Drummer, Composer, Bandleader, Educator and MacArthur “Genius” Fellow, Dafnis Prieto joins the show for the first time! Since his arrival to New York in 1999 from Cuba, Prieto has worked in bands led by Henry Threadgill,...||29 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Jennifer Higdon | From Late Bloomer to Pulitzer Prize Winning Composer||Pulitzer Prize Winner and 2-time GRAMMY winner Dr. Jennifer Higdon joins the show for the first time! Dr. Higdon received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music from Bowling Green State University, an Artist Diploma from The Curtis Institute of Music, and an...||21 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanErnie Watts | The incredibly prolific and versatile jazz saxophone master||2-time GRAMMY Award winner and 4-time GRAMMY Nominee, saxophonist and composer Ernie Watts joins the show for the first time! He has been playing the saxophone for more than fifty years and from age 16 on he has been playing professionally, initially...||14 7 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. John Mortensen | Rediscovering the lost art of classical improvisation||We are delighted to have the renowned master of classical improvisation, pianist Dr. John Mortensen, join the show for the first time! Dr. John Mortensen is a leader in the international revival of classical improvisation. Appearing frequently as...||26 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Daversa | Composing, arranging and playing modern jazz for big band & small groups||3-time Grammy Nominee John Daversa, a renowned Jazz trumpeter, composer, arranger, producer and bandleader joins the show for the first time! He is a winner of the Herb Alpert Award, David Joel Miller Award, the National Trumpet Competition, the ITG...||17 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel Spreadbury | Dorico Pro and Dorico Elements, MAJOR new releases from Dorico!||Dorico Product Marketing Manager Daniel Spreadbury returns to the show for his 2nd appearance to talk about the recent major release of Dorico Pro and Dorico Elements. Great new features such as added Video, Time Signatures, System Track, Automation,...||9 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTed Nash | From son of legendary studio musician to Grammy Award-winning Artist||2-time Grammy winning saxophonist, arranger, conductor, educator and composer Ted Nash joins the show for the first time! Born in Los Angeles into a musical family (his father, trombonist Dick Nash, and uncle, the late saxophonist Ted Nash, were both...||5 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJohn Beasley | Grammy Nominated Big Band Director, Music Director for American Idol, Jazz Pianist, Film Composer||5-time Grammy-nominated pianist, composer, arranger, and Emmy-nominated music director and producer, John Beasley makes his first appearance on the show! He has performed/recorded with illustrious artists, including Miles Davis, Freddie Hubbard,...||2 6 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlan Broadbent | From Gustav Mahler to Bud Powell, The master arranger/composer/pianist||2-time Grammy Award-winning arranger, jazz pianist and composer Alan Broadbent joins the show for the first time! Alan Broadbent was born in Auckland, New Zealand and in 1966, at the age of 19, received a Downbeat Magazine scholarship to attend...||30 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristian Howes | Coming from a classical background to becoming a top jazz violinist||My guest today is world class performing violinist, educator and composer, Christian Howes! From 2001 to 2009, Howes was an in-demand violinist on the New York scene, collaborating with a bevy of top shelf jazz artists, including Randy Brecker, Jack...||26 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBenny Green | The Lion of Jazz Piano||Born in New York, Benny Green grew up in Berkeley, California, and began classical piano studies at the age of seven. Influenced by his father, a tenor saxophonist, his attention soon turned to Jazz. Supported by mentors such as Walter Bishop, Jr. and..||21 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Brian de Lima | Jazz informed by a sense of tradition while looking forward||Born in Nairobi, Kenya to Goan parents (Goa is a state on India's west coast that was colonized by Portugal), Dr. Brian de Lima relocated with his family to Toronto while still an infant. From his earliest days, he enjoyed a steady diet of jazz - his...||18 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAustin McMahon | Top jazz drummer shares his knowledge on drumming||Drummer Austin McMahon performs regularly with Jerry Bergonzi’s Quartet and has recently performed and/or recorded with Sean Jones, George Garzone, Joe Lovano, Lionel Loueke, Ben Monder, Lage Lund, Kate McGarry, Noah Preminger, The Fringe, Jason...||13 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeremy Monteiro| Singapore's King of Swing||Singapore's King of Swing, Jeremy Monteiro, is a famed jazz pianist, composer, producer, vocalist & educator. Jeremy has been a professional musician since 1976 with more than 40 solo albums to his name. An accomplished jingle writer, he has...||8 5 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Charles McPherson | Legendary Bebop Jazz Master Saxophonist & Composer||Dr. Charles McPherson is a legendary bebop jazz saxophonist and composer. Born in Joplin Missouri, Dr. McPherson moved to Detroit at age 9 and started playing the saxophone, developing in the rich Detroit music scene alongside such great...||30 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra | Bach and the Art of Improvisation||Dr. Pamela Ruiter-Feenstra is an accomplished and acclaimed Organist & Historic Keyboardist, Liturgical Musician, Composer, Pedagogue, Improviser, Conductor. She holds degrees in organ performance and pedagogy, choral music education, and emphases...||26 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Johnandrew Slominski | Virtuoso Classical Pianist, Improviser, Pedagogue||Dr. Johnandrew Slominski is a distinguished performer, theorist, author, speaker, and pedagogue. By 21, Dr. Slominski earned three degrees from the Eastman School of Music including a Master of Music in Performance and Literature, a Master of Arts in...||23 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanD. D. Jackson | Emmy Award-winning Composer and Juno Award-winning Jazz pianist||D. D. Jackson is an Emmy award winning composer, Juno award winning Jazz Pianist, he is an accomplished arranger/composer/producer for Television/Film and many other forms of media. He received his Bachelors in Music in Classical piano from Indiana...||18 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Joseph Curiale | Legendary Emmy award-nominated Hollywood composer, arranger & producer||Legendary Emmy award-nominated Hollywood arranger, composer and producer Dr. Joseph Curiale is on the show today! As a composer, arranger, and producer of music for film, TV, audio recordings, and live performances, with nearly thirty years experience..||15 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMikel Andonegi | Free Jazz Improvisation, Modern Jazz Piano, soloing over Giant Steps||Mikel Andonegi is a Spanish Pianist, Songwriter and Singer. He has performed with some great musicians such as Horacio Hernández, Richard Bona. He has performed in New York City, Singapore, Spain, Hong Kong and the UK. He has released 4 albums as a...||11 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPam Oei | Dim Sum Dollies, Her Rock/Funk Band "Ugly in the Morning" & their new album||Pam Oei is an accomplished and award winning actor/singer/host/producer and director. She is well known as one of the “Dim Sum Dollies”, a critically acclaimed and popular musical production in Singapore. We talk about how she got her start in...||8 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMatt Savage | Jazz piano prodigy & genius talks about his music and style||Matt Savage is an exciting young jazz piano phenomenon that is exciting the jazz world with his brilliant piano playing and compositions. We discuss his early albums, how he learned to improvise, his favorites recordings and influences, his approach...||4 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWayne Pearcy | Pt 2: Jazz & Classical Trumpet playing, Improvisation, Perfect Pitch||Trumpeter Wayne Pearcy is an accomplished Jazz and Classical musician, and graduate of Berklee College of Music. In Pt 2 of our interview, we discuss music in-depth, from perfect pitch, learning how to improvise, Wayne’s take on the great trumpet...||1 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWayne Pearcy | Pt 1: Music assistive technology for visually impaired students||Trumpeter Wayne Pearcy is an accomplished Jazz and Classical musician, and graduate of Berklee College of Music. In Pt 1 of our interview, we discuss Wayne’s advocacy work for assistive technology for visually impaired students. Stay tuned for Pt 2,..||1 4 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDaniel Spreadbury | Dorico, the revolutionary new music software for scoring||Daniel Spreadbury is the product marketing manager for Dorico, the revolutionary new music software that changes the game when it comes to digital music notation. No stranger to industry, Daniel has worked in the music notation software field for...||25 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSteve Langone | Advanced rhythmic concepts for the modern musician||Steve Langone is an esteemed drummer and educator, known for his highly acclaimed books on advanced drumming methods and concepts. We go deep into some very complicated topics such as polyrhythms, metric modulation, and much, much more! Also guest...||18 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAaron Gratzmiller | All things saxophone||Saxophonist and Pianist Aaron Gratzmiller joins the show to talk all things saxophone. We get into the great players of jazz, saxophone pedagogy, improvisation, harmony, his new debut album "Over The Edge" and so much great stuff!||12 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIan Charlie | Writing music for films||Ian Charlie the lead guitarist and producer for the band WALLA. He is a graduate of Berklee College of Music, majoring in Contemporary Writing and Production. He also holds a film scoring certificate from UCLA. Ian chats with Nikhil about Film...||11 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Vuk | Early childhood music education||Christopher Vuk is a violinist, and successful business owner who runs the widely popular Rock and Roll Day Care in Cambridge Massachussetts, a daycare that emphasizes music and the arts in early childhood education. We talk about effective models of...||8 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRit Xu | The art of the flute||We're delighted to welcome Rit Xu, a stellar flute virtuoso who's career has taken him around the world, winning Jazz competitions and fronting Orchestras. A honors graduate of Yong Siew Toh Conservatory in NUS (Singapore), Rit is also an accomplished..||7 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlemay Fernandez | Fantastic singing advice from a natural born singer||Alemay Fernandez is an acclaimed jazz vocalist who has performed with the likes of The Count Basie Orchestra, The Duke Ellington Orchestra, David Foster, Gregory Porter, Ernie Watts, Mitch Frohman, Incognito, The Platters' Bobby Soul, William Close...||6 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJared Tasho | How to develop your skill as a studio guitarist||Prolific session guitarist Jared Tasho joins the show to talk about what it takes to be a professional musician in the demanding world of Television Jingle production. A graduate of London Centre of Contemporary Music, Jared Tasho has appeared on over..||5 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt Fazil | The craft of songwriting||Art Fazil is an internationally renowned performer and award-winning singer/songwriter. A former songwriter with Warner Music Publishing, Art talks about the craft of songwriting and what it takes to write an effective song. In 2013, Art wrote and...||4 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristopher Dzengelewski | Talking about the great drummers||Drummer Christopher Dzengelewski is an alumni of Berklee College of Music hailing from Maine, USA. An internationally touring performer and former percussionist with the United States Army, Christopher brings a wealth of experience regarding the drums..||3 3 2018||Free||View in iTunes|
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A candid and insightful take on the world of music. A great listen for musicians and non-musicians alike!
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I love hearing refreshing insights from REAL, working musicians. Very cool to peek inside their heads and understand music better.
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