the great UnSung
By Alison Pipitone
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Alison Pipitone interviews working musicians about their art and what motivates them to continue on this difficult but incredibly rewarding path. Each episode features a working artist and a discussion about some of the pioneers in the industry who continue to inspire us.
||CleanBackwards, Upside Down, and Inside Out||Alison changes things up this week with award-winning singer-songwriter and fellow adjunct professor Maria Sebastian. The two musician/educators discuss Maria’s diverse music career and her poetry, then deep-dive into how contract and adjunct work h..||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSister Act||Alison interviews her sisters Gabrielle Pipitone Hangen and Natalie Pipitone Howes about the effect music had on their tumultuous childhood. They discuss the rock and roll gene and why several Pipitone siblings were (and continue to be) inspir...||10/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: State of Grace||In this episode, Alison interviews Grace Stumberg, a talented singer-songwriter who is also a backup singer on tour with Joan Baez. Alison and Grace discuss self-care on the road as a working musician, how some songs are written, and the life and ca...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: the Discipline, the Work, the Joy||Alison chats with award-winning jazz pianist Walter Kemp III about his career and his roots in gospel and classical music. Walter's father inspired him to follow a musical path. Alison and Walt discuss famed "master and guru of the Hammond B-3 organ" D.||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: Wetiko||Alison sits with multiple-instrument-master and entertainer Susan Rozler to discuss her forty-year career as a working musician and the balance between art and money in the performance industry. The featured artist is Grammy winner and folk singer/song.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: Maiden Voyage!||Why did we decide to do this podcast? Find out here - and send us your comments and suggestions: email@example.com||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: The Starbucking of America||Alison chats with Kathryn Koch about her eclectic career as part of groups Redheaded Stepchild and Black Rock Zydeco. Koch’s bands forged their own way without the assistance of record labels—an incredible feat in the age before YouTube and social m||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: Cease and Desist||Alison sits down with Theresa Quinn, an accomplished piano player, bandleader, musical director, and attorney. Also a part of the group Girls Gone Mild, Theresa has been a working musician in many forms for more than 25 years. The women then discuss Am.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: Palin Drone||Alison Pipitone and singer/violist Mary Ramsey discuss Mary’s career with 10,000 Maniacs, John & Mary, and Girls Gone Mild. The featured musician is Kim Kashkashian, accomplished and award-winning violist.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Amateur Moves||Alison talks with Tom Naples, noted folk singer and researcher. Tom explains the influence of historical time periods on folk music and song lyrics, as well as how this music reflects the resilience of everyday Americans. The featured musician is Ameri.||8/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|