Bill Schnee is an internationally renowned producer, engineer, and mix master. He has received over 125 gold and platinum records and more than 50 Top 20 singles that run the gamut from Barbra Streisand to The Jacksons, Rod Stewart to Steely Dan, and Whitney Houston to Dire Straits. This is my conversation with Bill about his journey and his art. Check out Bill's new book: Chairman at the Board: Recording the soundtrack of a Generation
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Episode 72 with John DeNicola
1:02:28John DeNicola is an American songwriter and producer. He is best known for co-writing the song "(I've Had) The Time of My Life", for which he won both an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award, as well as receiving a Grammy nomination, in 1988. In 1989 he was the co-winner of ASCAP Awards' "Most Performed Songs from Motion Pictures" for "Time of My Life" as well as for "Hungry Eyes", another song from the film. Listen in as John tells Joseph about his latest release and the early days of analog recording.
Episode 71 with Alan Chapell
51:23How does one become a tech privacy attorney and a musician? How do you go to Mumbai to find your way? This is the story of Alan Chapell. Growing up on the multi-ethnic streets of Stamford, Connecticut, Alan Chapell was exposed to a multitude of music – playing piano and trumpet before the age of six and at age 15 recording with the legendary producer Jimmy ienner (Dirty Dancing, KiSS, etc) Along with his musical success, Alan has carved out a niche as an attorney . . . advising tech companies on privacy issues. When the producers of HBO's Silicon Valley consider creating a character to lampoon your role in the tech space, you know you've made it.
Episode 70 with Richard Humann
1:05:36Richard Humann is a Brooklyn-based neo-conceptual artist whose work has been included in the Venice Biennale, represented the United States in the 2017 Karachi Biennale in Pakistan, and has had multiple national and international solo gallery and museum exhibitions. Richard was born and raised in the Lower Hudson Valley region of New York State. He divides his time between Brooklyn and Woodstock, NY. This podcast is not about art, it's about being an artist. Listen to Joseph and Richard talk it up.
Episode 69 with Franke Previte
1:05:39Franke Previte: Academy Award and Grammy award winning songwriter, singer, talks with Joseph about his early childhood, selling cars in his driveway to earn money and how (I've Had) The Time of My Life and Hungry Eyes were written and how they found their way in movie Dirty Dancing.
Ep 68 with Diana Lansleen
1:02:51Joseph met Diana at a SAG-AFTRA workshop and have been friends since. Diana is an actor, voice actor and producer. Known for her recurring roles on "The Young and the Restless" and "Days of Our Lives", she has also done a number of TV Commercials. She began working in Group ADR in 2010, on "Eureka", and has been heard on "Alphas", "Defiance", "Code Black", "Quantico", "Midnight Texas", "Into The Dark" and more. The daughter of an avionics mechanic from Sri Lanka and a Danish mother, Diana's unusual ethnic background has granted her a strong sense of culture. Her love of travel began at a young age and she's been to over 30 countries. www,dianalansleen.com
Episode 67 with Bill Schnee
52:35Bill Schnee is an internationally renowned producer, engineer, and mix master. He has received over 125 gold and platinum records and more than 50 Top 20 singles that run the gamut from Barbra Streisand to The Jacksons, Rod Stewart to Steely Dan, and Whitney Houston to Dire Straits. This is my conversation with Bill about his journey and his art. Check out Bill's new book: Chairman at the Board: Recording the soundtrack of a Generation
Episode 66 with music producer Aaron Ruiz
1:04:05Today's guest is Nashville music producer, singer, songwriter Aaron Ruiz. Aaron is an artist who has had hundreds of songs placed in tv shows. Joseph and Aaron talk about the work it takes to stay present, dealing with negative self talk and accepting that we are not in control of whether a song is a success or not. www.aaronandandrew.com https://soundcloud.com/skyline-brigade
Episode 65 Meridith Grundei and Joseph Bennett
1:01:15Meridith and Joseph have a podcast (Are You Waiting For Permission) dedicated to those of us who have stood on the edge, waiting for others to give us permission to pursue our dreams. Today, Joseph interviews Meridith and Joseph about their creative journeys as actors, coaches and podcasters.
Episode 64 Cathy Vu pt 3
52:08Today Cathy and Joseph wrap up their conversation. We learn of Cathy's acting opportunities; how she drove 3 hours each way for her auditions and how she views her creative process.
Episode 63 Cathy Vu Pt 2
51:09This week, Cathy and Joseph continue their conversation. We hear how Cathy moved forward with her education and started modeling. We also learn of the one woman who positively impacted her life.