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Listen in on Greg Koch's conversations with his guitar-hero friends! Every episode Greg unleashes his fiendish humor and unique perspective as "one of the most famous unknown guitar players in the world", asking his often-famous musical friends the questions that we all want to know the answers to! Each episode is brought to you by Fishman and Wildwood Guitars
 
The informative podcast for musicians on amplifiers, guitars and everything between. Your host Jeff Bober is considered by his peers as the "Godfather of low wattage amps" and is the owner of East Amplification. Along with Mick Marcellino who covers all of the guitar needs this show will not only be informative but a fun listen.
 
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Playing 7-string guitars long before it was cool, Charlie Hunter is well known as a singular, powerful voice on the guitar. Hybrid guitars are his thing - he's known for improvising flawless bass and guitar lines simultaneously, all in the name of creating great music. Greg and Charlie talk about his early days, lessons with Joe Satriani, time with…
 
One of the best blues guitarists on the planet, Kirk Fletcher is a bright light in the current international blues scene. He built his reputation a member of the Fabulous Thunderbirds and the Mannish Boys, and he has frequently appeared on stages with Joe Bonamassa, Eros Ramazzotti, Josh Smith, and other heavyweights. Greg and Kirk talk about Kirk'…
 
Roscoe Beck is a legendary bassist, known for his work with Eric Johnson, Robben Ford, Leonard Cohen, The Dixie Chicks, his time with the band Passenger, and also his relationship with Stevie Ray Vaughn and Jimmie Vaughn. Greg and Roscoe talk about Jaco Pastorius, playing bass, and building relationships! 1:52 - Roscoe’s current gig with Eric Johns…
 
Johnny A is a guitar hero of the highest order, whose long career as a fontman-instrumentalist has won him die-hard fans the world over. He's also well known for his work supporting other luminaries such as Peter Wolf, The Yardbirds, Delanie & Bonnie, and Bobbie Whitlock, just to name a few. Greg and Johnny talk about all of that today, and also gu…
 
Instagram guitar phenom Mateus Asato joins Greg to talk about guitar on Social Media, John Mayer, Tori Kelly, and Mateus' own musical journey from Brazil to LA. 8:17 - Having a music career that allows you to remain busy and inspired to share content online and through social media 10:35 - Mateus’ consideration of a solo record, and the interesting…
 
Deke Dickerson is a rockabilly monster! He doesn't just play those amazingly cool Mosrite-style Hallmark Guitars, he assaults them with the full force of rock'n'roll! Deke catches up with Greg about flaming Fender Twin Reverbs, Merle Travis, Scotty Moore, Roy Buchanan, Gino King, Echosonics, and all things Ecco-Fonic. 2:25 - Growing up in Missouri,…
 
Josh Smith is one of the most respected guitar players on the planet, receiving awards and accolades from venerable sources too numerous to list! Greg and Josh discuss Gear (what else!), the new landscape for live musicians, Derek Trucks, and Josh's long career path from child prodigy to a bonafide guitar hero. 4:47 - The uncharted territory of liv…
 
Mark Lettieri is a renowned guitarist and member of Grammy Award-winning band Snarky Puppy. Greg and Mark cover a lot of ground in this episode, covering everything from Mark's early days to the role of musicians in our new, virtual world. For more information, visit marklettieri.com. 1:46 - What Mark has been up to recently - writing music, record…
 
David Grissom is a road warrior and an ace studio guitarist, who has worked with Buddy Guy, John Mellencamp, Joe Ely, Storyville, The Allman Brothers Band, and The Dixie Chicks (just to name a few). Greg and David sit down to talk about life, live music, learning, and staying excited by keeping their guitars close at hand. 2:21 - Life during lockdo…
 
Andy Timmons is a guitar player of no small merit. Having played with Danger Danger, Simon Phillips of the band Toto, Olivia Newton-John, and many more, Andy has also led a very successful solo career. 2:37 - Who doesn’t love breakfast cereal? 8:15 - Andy’s journey as a young guitar player, his teachers, his early style, influences, playing with Da…
 
Joe Satriani is a shred guitar legend among legends. As a guitarist and teacher, Joe has influenced the likes of Steve Vai, Kirk Hammet, Andy Timmons, etc. As a guitarist, musician, and composer, Joe has been nominated for 15 Grammy awards. Joe has played with the likes of Deep Purple, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen, and many others. 6:13 - Utilizi…
 
Brian Fallon is the New Jersey born-and-bred singer/songwriter/American punk rocker extraordinaire, and lead vocalist/rhythm guitarist of the band The Gaslight Anthem. Brian has contributed to other projects such as The Horrible Crowes and Molly and the Zombies, as well as releasing material as a solo artist. 1:08 - Being from New Jersey, and honor…
 
Steve Lukather is a guitarist, songwriter, singer, and producer. He's a renowned session guitarist, founding member of the band Toto, solo artist, and author. Steve has released 15 albums with Toto, 8 records as a solo artist, received 5 Grammy wins and published an autobiography. Need we say more? 2:26 - Steve’s new L-4. 5:20 - Life during lockdow…
 
Enjoy some Best OF while we are retooling the show... Hello AaA Fans and Happy 2017. Welcome to yet another installment in the adventure we call Amps and Axes. In this episode, the guys begin by touching base on the New Year's Eve debacle by some singer named Mariah Carey. They would not normally bring up such a blunder unless a musician was involv…
 
Welcome fans of the 'Cast to what will be the last installment of the weekly Podcast called Amps and Axes. In this episode the guys bring you a player whose first CD release was recorded "Live" when he was the ripe old age of eleven! Shortly after, he was discovered by a blues legend and, well, it was onward and upward from there. Please put yourse…
 
Good day 'CastFans and welcome to another day in the world of the Amps and Axes Podcast. In this installment, the guys are gonna' take you to school. Well, not literally, but they're going to bring you a guest who had been involved with many of the big record companies, when the music biz was flourishing, contracts were being signed and yes, physic…
 
Hello there 'Cast Fans and thank you for checking out yet another offering from the one and only Amps and Axes Podcast. In this installment, the guys bring you the last, but certainly not the least, member of the band Wayland. Hailing from his home town of Wayland, Michigan, he is the 6 string driving force behind the band, so pour a beverage, inse…
 
Greetings people of the 'Cast World and welcome to yet another story-filled edition of your Amps and Axes Podcast. In this episode, the guys bring you not a player or manufacturer or tech, etc..., they bring you the relative of one. She is the daughter of a fantastic player whose playing style was truly one of a kind and someone who unfortunately l…
 
Greetings to you, Podcast Public and welcome to yet another offering from the guys behind one of the best "cast's on the web, Amps and Axes. In this installment, the guys bring you a little pizzazz. No, they don't get all flashy and stuff, they bring you the funny and all around nice guy bass player from the band Wayland, Mr Dean Pizzazz. Enjoy!…
 
Greetings fans of the 'Cast and welcome to yet another installment of your favorite Amps and Axes Podcast. In this episode, the guys bring you neither an amp maker nor an axe wielder, but someone who plays an instrument called the Drums! Hailing from Georgia, you'll find he has a pretty well known father and previously had his own namesake band, bu…
 
Welcome back our friends to the show that... begins and ends once a week. That's right, it's your Amps and Axes Podcast. This week the guys bring you a guitarist, singer, songwriter who works a good deal in the soundtrack industry as well as recording solo releases and being a member of the band Batfarm. She is also involved in the charity organiza…
 
Greetings Podcast Aficionados and welcome to your most favorite 'cast, Amps and Axes. This week the guys bring you guitarist and front man for a band that is full of that old school Rock-N-Roll. Their new release "Rinse and Repeat" is available now, so get ready to hear from the energetic front man of the band Wayland, Mr Mitch Arnold. Enjoy!…
 
Greetings 'Cast Fans and welcome back to the most fun and informative source of musical infotainment in 'CastLand, your Amps and Axes Podcast. In this installment, the guys bring you a guitarist who you will probably not see on many stages, but you've heard more times than you know. He has his own studio in the LA area where he is surrounded by a p…
 
Greetings Fans-O-The-'Cast and welcome to yet another weekly pleasure that is your Amps and Axes Podcast. In this installment, the guys speak with another member of a band whose guitarist was on this very show a couple weeks ago. This week's guest spent some time on the road with the one and only Seal and now is the primary singer/songwriter for hi…
 
Welcome CastFans to another episode in the ongoing musical journey that is your Amps and Axes Podcast. In this offering, the guys bring you a guitarist who started his musical endeavors at a very early age. Currently a Nashville resident by way of his LA education, his playing forte' falls under the very large Jazz umbrella. He is about to release …
 
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