The Music Mind

The Music Mind Podcast

Podcast: The Music Mind Podcast
Host: Brian Hayes
Category: Music
Sub-Category: Music Interviews
First Episode: 2021

The Music Mind Podcast explores the creative minds of people who have made their living by exploring the power of their passion and living their dreams by putting that passion into every day practice.The Podcast features conversations with some of the world’s greatest musicians, many of whom will be unknown to the general population. Episode One is a three part conversation with a 50 year professional career veteran of the Australian Music Industry. We chat with Mike Hayes about his earliest memories of becoming interested in music, and the guitar which has been the focus of his life for half a century. Having run a successful performing, recording, composing, arranging, teaching and international publishing business Mike continues to live in the small regional city of his birth in Queensland Australia, while taking his music talents to the world.In Episode 2 we chat with Jim Manley, a truly world class contemporary trumpet player, recording artist and music educator based in St Louis USA. Jim is widely respected in the brass playing community for his effortless playing and his ability to teach efficiency for the trumpet and has recently released his 20th album.Episode 3 features top Sydney Australia based saxophone, flute and EWI session musician and educator, Andrew Oh. Andrew has performed internationally with some of the biggest names in the music business and has released a number of world-class recordings.Episode 4 features one of Australia’s premier electric bass guitarists, Roger McLachlan. Roger was the original bass player with the super group The Little River Band, played jazz fusion with Pyramid and was the fretless bass player on John Farnham’s You’re The Voice which remains the highest selling record ever by an Australian artist.

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