Neil Grover 

September 28, 2017 The words from my next guest are both articulate and brimming with the shimmering nuances, much like his trademark tambourines and triangles; a living legend in the percussion community, Neil Grover.  Neil shares memories of some his…

Andrew Torre 

June 13, 2017 My next guest and I have known each other since 1996! Right after graduating from music school in addition to performing, I began teaching drums and percussion in suburban Philadelphia.  One of my very first private drum…

Nitzan Haroz 

March 27, 2017 In December of 2016 while at a rehearsal with The Philadelphia Boys Choir and Chorale for their holiday concert series, from my seat at the drumset, I was blown away by the beautiful trombone sound coming from…

Mark Amentt 

January 14, 2017 Happy New Year!  The first episode of Backstage at The Enharmonic for 2017 features bass player and Director of Sales for Casio America: Mark Amentt.  

Mark gives a lot of valuable advice to young folks that…

Steve Glanzmann 

October 31, 2016 In this episode I speak to a gentleman with a highly specialized job, librarian for The Philadelphia Orchestra, Steve Glanzmann.   Roughly only 350 folks in the entire world hold a similar job, our discussion sheds light on…

Rachel Zatcoff 

October 24, 2016: Hot off Broadway's Phantom of The Opera playing the part of 'Christine Daaé', my next guest Rachel Zatcoff chats with me about her early influences, a failed attempt at trying out for The Al Abert's Showcase television…

Rich Daniels 

October 17, 2016 Live from the Chicagoland area I had a chance to chat with Rich Daniels, saxophonist, conductor and composer.  Rich is the founder and leader of The City Lights Orchestra, and is the conductor for the Jerry Garcia

Seth Hanes 

October 10, 2016: This is a MUST "listen to" for folks trying to break into the freelance scene!  Digital marketing consultant and musician Seth Hanes shares stories and advice on building your brand, to get more gigs.  He talks about…

Gordon Goodwin 

September 6, 2016: If you've ever played in a middle school or high school jazz band or have seen the movies The Majestic, National Treasure, Remember the Titans, Armageddon, Star Trek: Nemesis, The Incredibles, Snakes on a Plane, Race to

Jeff Sipe 

August 28, 2016: In this episode I get to talk with one of my all-time favorite drummers, Jeff Sipe.  I've been a fan of Jeff's since 1994, when I first heard him with Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue…

Capathia Jenkins 

August 22, 2016:  I was very lucky to find a few minutes to speak with Capathia Jenkins this week.  When not performing on TV and Broadway, she is busy crisscrossing the globe performing on the world’s biggest stages with the…