SEANCAST PODCAST

SEANCAST PODCAST

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Sean yammers about politics, music, religion, philosophy, current events and anything else that piques his interest. He’s usually accompanied by interesting folks.


#56: Steve Davis
Mar 16 • 58 min
I met up with Trombonist Steve Davis for our second podcast encounter. We discussed Jackie McLean, Al Lepak, Chick Corea and Jazz Education.
#55: Jerad Lippi
Feb 15 • 112 min
I sat down with drummer Jerad Lippi and we talk about odd time signatures, sports fans, cruise ship gigs and the rent being too damn high.
#54: Robyn Adele Anderson
Jan 31 • 82 min
I sit down with singer and internet personality Robyn Adele Anderson for the first podcast in months and we talk about YouTube, Red Dead Redemption, tour buses and language.
#53: Chris Beaudry
Aug 29, 2018 • 104 min
Saxophonist, Producer, Manager and Podcaster Chris Beaudry came by the casa to discuss social media networking, movie magic, podcasting, the future of media, anime, and much much more.
#52: Peter Manheim
Aug 19, 2018 • 90 min
Drummer Peter Manheim came by the casa and we talked about media bias, climate change, reiki healing, TM, identity politics…all the fun stuff.
#51: Tony Davis
Jul 25, 2018 • 74 min
Young Tony D came by the casa to talk all things guitar and gear, sort of.
#50: Dan Pugach
Jul 6, 2018 • 60 min
Multi-talented Israeli jazz brother Dan Pugach came by the casa to discuss jazz magazines, phones of the future and dealing with mice.
#49: Glenn Zaleski
Jun 27, 2018 • 88 min
Pianist extraordinaire Glenn Zaleski joins the podcast and we discuss the Brooklyn Botanical Garden, Rick & Morty, WWI, Historic New York bars and the singularity.
#48: Tomoko Omura
Jun 14, 2018 • 79 min
Violinst and composer Tomoko Omura came through and we discussed individuality in music, Hokkaido, Tanglewood and folk gigs.
#47: Nicole Zuraitis
May 24, 2018 • 72 min
Nicole Z hung at the casa for this week’s episode and we talked transcendental meditation, Australia and ghost stories.
#46: Adi Meyerson
May 7, 2018 • 78 min
Bassist Adi Meyerson came by the casa and we talked about the recording process and her forthcoming record, “Where We Stand”. www.adimeyersonmusic.com
#45: Tyler Clibbon
Apr 24, 2018 • 114 min
Multi-instrumentalist and internet whiz kid Tyler Clibbon joined me on the podcast and we covered a lot of ground. From Sam Harris, Jordan Peterson and TJ Kirk to hard solipsism and ancestor simulations. I think we go from Wagner’s Tannhauser to the jo…
#44: Caroline Davis
Apr 13, 2018 • 71 min
Caroline came by the casa and we go in on the creative process, spiritual healing, Cecil Taylor and Stephen Hawking.
#43: Naama Gheber
Apr 6, 2018 • 103 min
Vocalist Naama Gheber came by the casa and had a wonderful discussion about the visa process, growing up in Israel, ancestry.com and bread.
#42: Erica Mancini
Mar 27, 2018 • 77 min
The wonderful Erica Mancini came by the casa to discuss flying with instruments, Italians, weird gigs and Japanese food.
#41: Rafal Sarnecki
Mar 4, 2018 • 86 min
Polish guitar brother Rafal Sarnecki sits down with me and discusses China, Poland, and everywhere in between.
#40: Zach Ma Ma
Feb 24, 2018 • 71 min
My buddy Zach dropped by the casa to talk about family, health, music and food.
#39: Alex Jay Frondelli
Feb 11, 2018 • 52 min
Young Alex Frondelli came down to the casa and talked all things axes, setups and practice rooms.
#38: Tobias Meinhart
Jan 31, 2018 • 125 min
Saxophonist and composer Tobias Meinhart came by and talked about publicists, self-imposed bubbles and the formality of jazz education.
#37: Malik McLaurine
Jan 7, 2018 • 126 min
My bass brother Malik came by the casa and we talked about smoking, potato days and everything being everything, or something like that. Dig.
#36: Ben Golder-Novick
Dec 20, 2017 • 113 min
My buddy Ben the Sax Guy stops in for a repeat hang! We touch on vegetarianism, art monetization, escapism and drugs.
#35: Itay Morchi
Nov 16, 2017 • 79 min
Drummer Itay Morchi came to the crib for a long hang and a nice discussion about touring, real estate and space ship Earth.
#34: Steve Davis
Oct 29, 2017 • 42 min
Renowned Trombonist, Composer and Educator Steve Davis talked with me this week about current and past administrations, the humanities and our place in all of this as jazz musicians.
#33: Sergej Avanesov
Oct 25, 2017 • 83 min
I sit down with Russian saxophone extraordinaire Sergej Avanesov and talk about making records, writing music and tramp stamps.
#32: Catalonia’s Illegal Referendum
Oct 6, 2017 • 66 min
I go in on Catalonia’s descent into nationalism and try to clear the air and provide some perspective from the point of view of an ugly American.
#31: Russell Kranes
Sep 26, 2017 • 101 min
Russ came by and the podcast got crazy. We start talking about our sex lives and take a hard turn into race and religion. It’s awesome.
#30: Alex Tremblay
Sep 18, 2017 • 140 min
My old pal Alex comes by to discuss the music, the society and everything in between. We stopped, ate lunch and came back and did it all again.
#29: Protests and Counter Protests
Aug 23, 2017 • 50 min
I talk alone on Charlottesville, Boston, rejecting escalation and watching the eclipse.
#28: Leah Zeger
Jul 27, 2017 • 88 min
My old friend Leah came by the casa to talk her new single, Hans Zimmer, surfing, the state of the industry and BWAAAAA.
#27: Robert Luft (Krakow Special)
Jul 4, 2017 • 52 min
Guitarist and jazz champ Robert Luft joins me in the greenroom at the Krakow Philharmonic for a very special episode of the podcast. We discuss the Smietana Jazz Guitar Competition as well as London, John Scofield, Vladimir Horowitz, Mike Stern, Peter …
#26: Poland, Alex Jones, Occam’s Razor
Jun 17, 2017 • 53 min
I fly solo today and talk about my upcoming trip to Poland, the Megyn Kelly/Alex Jones controversy and conspiracy theories in general. I throw in my two cents and invoke Occam’s Razor.
#25: Alon Benjamini
Jun 5, 2017 • 103 min
My friend, colleague and almost neighbor Alon swung on by to discuss lighthearted topics such as religion, cultural dogma and the psychological weight of social media. Also, bikes.
#24: Ben Golder-Novick
May 27, 2017 • 108 min
This week I sit down with my friend Ben to talk about life on the road, school days and Ben’s new buddy Dave.
#23: Adam Kubota
May 17, 2017 • 95 min
My old buddy Adam came by fresh off a tour. We talk about Postmodern Jukebox, Astrology, Logic and our buddy Ben.
#22: Daniel Eli Weiss
May 10, 2017 • 82 min
My buddy and fellow guitarist Dan Weiss came by to talk about Messiaen, Kunstler and Mexico.
#21: Mike Camacho
May 1, 2017 • 70 min
Macho man stopped by the casa to talk about the big bad Bronx, Criss Cross Jazz and Genghis Khan.
#20: Adam Arruda
Apr 23, 2017 • 140 min
Arruda swung by and we talk Italy, Toronto, America. I blither on with my lengthy soliloquies. Adam is patient.
#19: Mike Casey
Apr 15, 2017 • 128 min
Mike Casey made the trek down to the casa to discuss everything from jazz marketing and building an audience to float tanks and flow states.
#18: Jay Sawyer
Apr 7, 2017 • 123 min
Jay Sawyer sauntered down to the casa to discuss everything from airplane sleep systems to the kids today, Elon Musk, Boy Scouts, the free market and shame.
#17: Jesse Simpson
Mar 29, 2017 • 84 min
Jesse Simpson comes by the casa to discuss Bay Area economics, cymbal making and jazz politics.
#16: Aaron Seeber
Mar 23, 2017 • 40 min
I stop by the Seeb crib to rant about traffic, parking tickets and beating up irresponsible villagers. Aaron discusses things of greater import.
#15: Mikey Clapis
Mar 14, 2017 • 33 min
My little bro Mikey hijacks the podcast at his pad in J-pan. We discuss teaching abroad, magic dice and Kevin Spacey.
#14: Alina Engibaryan
Mar 1, 2017 • 95 min
The wonderful vocalist and composer Alina Engibaryan stopped by the casa to discuss everything from world travel to eastern medicine and Al Jarreau.
#13: Nick Di Maria
Feb 23, 2017 • 111 min
Fellow CT native Nick Di Maria swings by the casa to discuss NASA, Jazz Haven, flip phones, our favorite alternative facts and a certain Facebook user near and dear to Nick’s heart. Try not to get triggered!
#12: Julian Smith
Feb 15, 2017 • 102 min
I sat down with bassist Julian Smith to talk video games, cold countries, cesspools, Genghis Kahn and Stephen Hawking with some political identity thrown in for good measure.
#11: John Suntken
Feb 3, 2017 • 81 min
Drummer and climbing buddy John Suntken stops by the podcast to talk about Ohio love, NASCAR, Stevie Wonder, hearing what you play, gun ownership and vibing at the sessions.
#10: Colin Stranahan
Jan 26, 2017 • 68 min
I speak with haberdasher of rhythm and wearer of glasses Colin Stranahan about empathy, honesty, Netflix and life in New York.
#9: The Dangers of Ideology
Jan 21, 2017 • 42 min
I fly solo today for the swearing in of our new POTUS
#8: Kaytlin Bailey
Jan 12, 2017 • 78 min
I sit down in the music room with the very funny Kaytlin Bailey. We talk about comedy in the age of Trump, getting naked on and off camera, evolutionary psychology and Jew juice. Check out Kaytlin’s latest project “Cake Comedy Tour” here. https://www.k…
#7: Kush Abadey
Jan 6, 2017 • 69 min
I talk with drummer Kush Abadey about New Year’s resolutions, music, movies and a certain viral video.
#6: 2016
Dec 30, 2016 • 21 min
A short and sweet one. 2016 in review, sort of. I talk 2016 wrap up, celebrities buying the farm, populism, Star Wars, and time.
#5: Sebastien Ammann
Dec 22, 2016 • 123 min
I drink and talk with Swiss-born pianist Sebastien Ammann about confirmation bias, the Uber economy, attacks in Europe, religious fundamentalism, CNN and shitty news media, Ray Kurzweil and Kenny Werner. We end the show, then talk some more, then try …
#3: Lawryn Lacroix
Dec 6, 2016 • 120 min
I sit down with actor Lawryn Lacroix to talk about Jolly old England, Jolly old Texas, Trump and Danny DeVito.
#2: Thanksgiving
Nov 29, 2016 • 49 min
Digest your turkey guys. I discuss the Trump cabinet, Cuba, Syria, Fidel, Matt Damon and Star Wars
#1: The Regressive Left, The Myopic Right
Nov 22, 2016 • 30 min
My inaugural episode of the Seancast Podcast! I talk about the format, the election, offending the right and the left. I use the f word. Lots of fun.