The Career Musician Podcast

The Career Musician is a socially connected culture of musicians supporting each other by sharing knowledge and personal experiences in the entertainment field. Empowering professional and aspiring pro musicians with insightful strategies for a sustainable career via The Career Musician Podcast hosted by NOMAD. Created by Musicians for Musicians.


Music Interviews
Music
Performing Arts
1
Turnin' The Tables | DJ K Yung EP. 44
The first DJ on The Career Musician, DJ K Yung tells Nomad and special guest host Lovely Lola about how she relates to the turn tables just as a musician does to their instrument.
90 min
2
Who's Got The Time | Florian Simmendinger EP. 43
NAMM 2020 brought Florian and Nomad together for this episode explaining the concept of Soundbrenner time keeping pieces.
14 min
3
The Hollywood Score | Tim Davies EP. 42
From the Scoring Stages of Burbank and LA, to the National Symphony Orchestra, Tim Davies knows how to arrange, conduct, and orchestrate the show!
78 min
4
Trailer | Why The Career Musician
Nomad explains WHY he created The Career Musician Podcast and divulges some of Season 3's esteemed guests!
8 min
5
The Low Down | Derek Frank EP. 41
Derek Frank tells us just how he holds down the bottom end for Gwen Stefani and Shania Twain.
60 min
6
Aquí Me Tienes | Manuel Romero EP. 40
Representing a fresh hybrid of authentic Mexican music with a modern twist, Manuel Romero is a talented Latino crooner.
48 min
7
Trailer | Who Is Nomad pt. 2
Nomad continues telling his story as a Career Musician from the stage to the studio and everything in between!
14 min
8
Trailer | Who Is Nomad pt. 1
Creator & Host of The Career Musician Podcast, Nomad delivers a brief bio blurb about his career and chosen alias.
4 min
9
Drummers Unite | Richie Pena, James Agnew, Rash...
Drummer round table at a gig in Chicago whilst on the road!
30 min
10
Gospel Guitar Guru | Rick Watford EP. 38
Rick Watford is a staple in the Gospel and RnB hit record making industry. Humility meets wondrous talent is where Rick's fingers join his soul!
37 min
11
A New Face For RnB | DW3 EP.37
"Down With Three" explain what it's really like to be in a long term band relationship as they move up the charts and tour the globe!
19 min
12
Miracle Guitar Man | LA Williams EP.36
LA Williams talks with us about his personal triumph with kidney disease and how he has kept pressing on as a Career Musician in the face of adversity.
46 min
13
Philthy Phunk | Philip Lassiter EP. 35
Philip 'Philthy' Lassiter, horn section leader for the late great Prince, talks about his Phunky Music Life!
57 min
14
The Script of the Grammys | Rodney Alejandro EP...
From the Grammy board to the World stage Rodney Alejandro talks about the Script of his musical journey.
72 min
15
Yes Cliff Will | Clifton Williams EP. 33
As an emerging piano / keys powerhouse, Clifton Williams asks all the right questions for his quest as a mega-successful Career Musician.
26 min
16
Here To Stay | Darryl Williams EP. 32
Darryl Williams tells all about the transition from sideman to frontman with his bass front and center, Darryl is "Here To Stay!"
24 min
17
Diversify With Ziggy Beats | Ziggy Diaz EP. 31
Ziggy truly understands the key of sustaining the life of a Career Musician via diversification in more ways than one.
38 min
18
Who's On Third? | Frank "Third" Richardson EP. 30
Third is the consummate Career Musician drummer that now is a member of a hot new band to be on the lookout for!
39 min
19
The LA-List Premier Musical Director | Rickey M...
As the 2019 Emmy's are upon us, this was the perfect time to showcase Rickey Minor's insight of what it takes to be the most in demand Music Director for all things TV and otherwise!
23 min
20
A-List Perspective | Nathan East & Tom Keane EP...
Nathan East - bassist (Eric Clapton, Daft Punk, Phil Collins), talks with Tom Keane - producer (Josh Groban, Chicago, Julio Iglesias) at their LA studio about the shifting landscape of the music biz!
30 min
21
A Song Without Words | Wayne Linsey EP. 27
You've seen and heard Wayne on TV either on American Idol or The Tonight Show and much more!
66 min
22
Planetwood Studios | Catharine Wood EP. 26
Engineer, producer, composer Catharine Wood discusses what it's like to be a sole proprietor in the modern day LA music scene.
25 min
23
Bass Player To Hit Record Maker | Derek DOA All...
DOA tells us his initial signing with Michael Jacksons publishing company, selling tracks to Bobby Brown, and touring the globe with Janet Jackson for Rhythm Nation!
46 min
24
I’m Not Only A Drummer, I Play One On TV | Nate...
The Voice also has a drummer. His name is Nate Morton and he's the career musician that gets to play on TV every week!
46 min
25
From Jailhouse to Production House | Michael Ra...
Rock star and production music composer expert Michael Raphael explains his career trajectory from rocking stages all over the world to rocking in his posh home studio in LA!
58 min
26
Rise Up and Compose | Elvin Ross EP. 22
Elvin Ross is a staple of the TV/Film/Play composition world as Tyler Perry's literal right-hand-man, Elvin has composed and produced much of the programming you've watched!
53 min
27
Possible Chops | Dave Hooper EP. 21 pt.2
LA session/touring drummer Dave Hooper talks about his new website which makes even the most mind boggling "drumming chops" possible!
55 min
28
Possible Chops | Dave Hooper EP. 21 pt.1
LA session/touring drummer Dave Hooper talks about his new website which makes even the most mind boggling "drumming chops" possible!
62 min
29
United We Stand AFM | John Acosta EP. 20
President of the Musician's Union, John Acosta tells us the benefits of being a member and dispels some of the myths of the AFM.
51 min
30
Going Viral | Marty Schwartz EP. 19
As one of the premier YouTube guitar instructors, Marty talks to Nomad about the process of building his virtual empire.
71 min
31
The Human Beatbox | Doug E. Fresh EP. 18
Nomad caught up backstage with Doug E. Fresh on the co-bill for a Babyface concert in Jax, FL.
10 min
32
Adam Blackstone Covers the BASS-ics | EP. 17
BASSic Black Entertainment CEO, Adam Blackstone shares insight of being a high profile Music Director.
18 min
33
The Main Dot Connector | Josh Pegram EP. 16
Episode 16 “The Main Dot Connector” Josh Pegram | Marketing/Branding Expert and Manager for Tommy Sims Nomad was called in to Sunset Studios - Hollywood for a recording session for Kyla Jade a finalist on the TV competition show The Voice (2018) "Last Te...
35 min
34
The Ultimate Guitar Ninja | Jason Land EP. 15
Jason Land Guitar Ninja founder and developer of one of the most stream-lined methods of guitar teaching I've witnessed sat down with me for almost an hour long conversation that covers his tried and true principles & methods, daily practices, philosophi...
50 min
35
The Bottom Line | Michael Manson EP. 14
Michael Manson, Bass player extraordinaire will always give you THE BOTTOM LINE with his bass playing skills and overall musical prowess!    TALKING POINTS:  George Duke - Keys Kirk Whalum - The Gospel According To Jazz  Chapter 1 JD Blair - Drums Paul J...
24 min
36
Know Where You're Going | Cecil Guyton EP. 13
Cecil Guyton is one of Chi-towns finest in the entertainment biz...from the "Chitlin' Circuit" to the "Big Stage" with everyone from Cannonball Aderely to Lionel Richie and byeond, this verteran production savant knows exactly where he came from and exac...
18 min
37
The Black Operator | Mark Phillips EP. 12
DISCUSSION POINTS: FISHBONE 1987 TOURING FOR $500 COLLEGE BUDDIES AHEAD BLACK OPERATOR RECORD PERFORMED LIVE   DAVID BOWIE TRIBUTE CONCERT: MIKE GARSON - KEYS IAN ASBURY - THE CULT STING   CONFIDENCE IN JOB NOT OPEN FOR DEBATE BE DELIBERATE UCLA EXTEN...
49 min
38
Behind The Scenes | Babyface Cast & Crew EP. 11
MESSAGE:  In the face of adversity within the Music Industry we must persevere and remain consistent on a daily basis in order to breakthrough the threshold of our Careers!    TALKING POINTS:    Supply and Demand Outbidding Integrity - there's enough to ...
14 min
39
Super Sonic Noise Maker | Jason Moss EP. 10
MESSAGE: Diversify, Self-Educate, and employ Balance - Marathon not a Sprint   DISCUSSION POINTS & TERMINOLOGY: NJ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bergen_County,_New_Jersey NY state Caracas Venezuela https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caracas Tempe / Phoenix AZ...
70 min
40
The Gospel According to Jazz | Kirk Whalum EP. 9
Message: Quelle (Que) - A hypothetical written collection of primarily Jesus' sayings (logia). Q is part of the common material found in the Gospels of Matthew and Luke but not in the Gospel of Mark.   Topics: Last name mispronunciation Living in France ...
46 min
41
Flying High | Dale & Mark Ranz EP. 8
THE CAREER MUSICIAN PODCAST by: NOMAD Episode 8: Dale & Mark Ranz (“PJ” Pilots) Flying High in the Music Biz “Like a G6, I mean G5, but who’s counting anyway?!?!” Topic Agenda - What is a PJ? 1. Often referred to as a “PJ”, the new standard of ultima...
19 min
42
Changing The World | Tommy Sims EP. 7
Talking points: ProductionSongwritingArrangingMusical influencesGospelFunkRnBSoulSecular & Christian music Analog vs. Digital technology Programming with MIDIMarketing / Social Media Promotional IdeasFacebook Instagram as marketing toolsSh...
51 min
43
Award Winning Pianist/Composer | Ruslan Sirota ...
Talking Points:    Soviet Union - Ukraine (Owning a keyboard was illegal) Cassette overdubs Music improvisation  Writing songs Music anarchists  Classical training Practicing Israel Yamaha School of Music Jazz studies Harmonic freedom and density Scholar...
37 min
44
Virtuoso Film Composer | John Powell EP. 5
THE CAREER MUSICIAN PODCAST BY NOMAD   JOHN POWELL EPISODE - MAKING OF “FERDINAND”  GUITAR OVERDUB SESSION     GOLDEN GLOBE NOM ORCHESTRAL TRACKING SESSION ARTICLE JOHN POWELL IMDB FERDINAND SCORE ON YOUTUBE   GUITAR TRIO FOR SESSION: ADAM DEL MONTE   RA...
26 min
45
Legendary Tour Manager | Bernie Boyle EP. 4
What do The Beatles, Michael Jackson, and Paul McCartney have in common? They all called upon legendary tour manager Bernie Boyle to get their tours on the road! Check out the Career Musician Podcast featuring Bernie and his illustriously entertaining an...
24 min
46
Drummer to the Stars | Joel Stevenett EP. 3
With credits that read like a short novel, Joel is not only a drummer to the stars, but the consumate professional that truly embodies the very meaning of the term - CAREER MUSICIAN!  Discussion points include:  Playing in unison with other band members ...
42 min
47
Healthy Road Life | Tyrone Mattner & Gareth Kat...
While on tour with Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds in South Africa, NOMAD spoke with event security and close protection bodyguards Tyrone Mattner and Gareth Katzew about how to maintain a healthy lifestyle on the go. They're collective insight...
32 min
48
Rules of the Road | Kenny Babyface Edmonds Band...
In this debut episode of the NOMADSPLACE Podcast series, NOMAD talks with members of the Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds (KBE) band and crew about the various unspoken "rules of the road" in addition to the many obstacles one might have to endure while touring....
29 min