The Beat of My Drum

The Beat of My Drum

Get inside the mind of Jonathan Mendez. Jonathan covers a wide range of topics that include music, sports, travel and the everyday adventures of a millennial.


The Life and Times of Kobe Bryant
Feb 14 • 41 min
The Life and Times of Kobe Bryant. I talk about the basketball legend; the family man; and the global icon.
Nashville Star with Gabe Garcia
Jan 21 • 99 min
An interview with country artist Gabe Garcia.
Luna Nueva Choreography
Jan 6 • 42 min
I sit down and chat with professional choreographer, Lorena Luna out of San Antonio, Texas.
Ringside Greg
Dec 2, 2019 • 25 min
I speak to the program manager for combative sports in Texas, Greg Alvarez.
Move, Fit, Live Your Dream with Nathan Gamez
Nov 13, 2019 • 49 min
Nathan Gamez, owner of Move Fit Live gym, talks about his journey to become a successful businessman before the age of 30.
Stories By The Fire
Oct 30, 2019 • 33 min
A collection of scary stories from our friends as we sit around a fire.
Curious Twins
Oct 11, 2019 • 54 min
The Curious Twins talk about the haunted history of San Antonio.
Witchy Woman
Oct 1, 2019 • 18 min
The Mexican tale of La Lechuza, the witch bird.
New Artist: Nate De Leon
Sep 17, 2019 • 42 min
I sit and talk with up and coming Texas Country artist, Nate De Leon.
The Wedding Planner
Sep 11, 2019 • 27 min
Wedding planner, Whitney Howell, talks about the steps that you need to take when trying to plan “the perfect wedding.”
Power Play w/ Adam from ATX
Aug 30, 2019 • 41 min
Millennial Adam, talks about smart sports betting, Las Vegas, and his recent improbable win of 1 million dollars.
Tejano Forever w/ David Lee Garza
Aug 19, 2019 • 69 min
I travel to Poteet Texas to interview the Godfather of Tejano Music, David Lee Garza. We discuss the influences of Los Musicales, legendary singers, and he plays a song for his fans.
Remember Jessica w/ Blasa
Aug 12, 2019 • 62 min
I sit down with Blasa to talk about the life of her sister, the late Jessica Sanchez.
More than Music w/ Luke Balencia
Aug 2, 2019 • 40 min
Singer/songerwriter Luke Balencia talks about his hiatus from music; the inspiration behind “The Way We Leave It”; and plays a new song for his fans.
Pianoman Sanchez
Jul 24, 2019 • 24 min
Keyboard player Luis Sanchez stops by to talk about his career with Bidi Bidi Banda, life on the road, and his pre-show rituals.
The Running Guide w/ Keith Gartrell
Jul 17, 2019 • 22 min
Long distance runner Keith Gartrell talks about his journey from his time in the military, civilian life, and the strong bond he has built with his wife while on the trails. He also provide tips for beginners on how to start your running journey today.
When In Mexico (30th Birthday)
Jun 28, 2019 • 28 min
My 30th birthday trip with friends and family to Guadalajara, Mexico.
Summer Side Hustles
Jun 12, 2019 • 15 min
Learn what is takes to start a side hustle this summer.
Summer Vacay On A Budget
May 31, 2019 • 16 min
An affordable vacation on the beautiful Florida coast.