Fingerstyle Guitar, Online Success Part 2 of 2 (with Adam Rafferty) Ep055

Adam Rafferty is a jazz guitarist-turned fingerstyle guitarist who has found huge success through YouTube, as an online guitar-coach, and as a touring performer. Check out his awesome fingerstyle arrangements of tunes by Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, as well as jazz standards. Joe McMurray and Aaron Sefchick have the opportunity to talk with Adam about […]

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Seattle, Lead Guitar, Writing/Recording an Album Part 2/2 (w/ Brent Lyons of Solving Sounds) Ep043

In Part 2 of 2, Joe McMurray and Aaron Sefchick continue their conversation with Brent Lyons of the “Solving Sounds” podcast. They talk about the process of writing and recording an album, the popular music scene, and the way that society consumes music. Brent tells us about his approach to writing and recording an album […]

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Seattle, Lead Guitar, Writing/Recording an Album Part 1/2 (w/ Brent Lyons of Solving Sounds) Ep042

In Part 1 of 2, Joe McMurray and Aaron Sefchick are joined by Brent Lyons of the “Solving Sounds” podcast to discuss his podcast, the Seattle music scene, approaches to lead guitar and music theory, and guitar effects. Brent tells the guys about the different sub-scenes in Seattle, from indie rock to heavy sludge rock […]

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Jazz and Higher Education w/ Dr. Shawn Purcell Ep039

Dr. Shawn Purcell, who teaches jazz guitar and jazz arranging at George Mason University and performs for the U.S. Navy Commodores, provides us with many insights into his story, learning and teaching music at a collegiate¬†level, touring with the Ringling Brothers Circus, and his career as a military musician. Shawn, Joe, and Aaron discuss methodical […]

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Gigging, Military Bands Part 2 of 2 (with Guest Host, Jason Cale) Ep036

[Music] Hello, and welcome back to another episode of Fret Buzz The Podcast. I am Aaron Sefchick your host along with Joe McMurray. Each week we try to expand our knowledge and the language that we use amongst us musicians. Today we have part two with Jason Cale. In today’s episode we’re gonna get into […]

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Gigging, Military Bands (with Guest Host, Jason Cale) Ep035

Welcome to Fret Buzz The Podcast. My name is Joe McMurray and I’m Aaron Sefchick. And today we have one of the maybe the best guitarists I have seen in the whole Hampton Roads region. Easily the best guitarist I’ve seen the Hampton Roads region Mr. Jason Cale is a guitarist, producer, songwriter, vocalist, I’ve […]

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Concerts and Music Festivals Ep032

Good morning and welcome to another episode of Fret Buzz The Podcast. My name is Aaron Sefchick, and I’m Joe McMurray. Awesome, today we’re gonna talk about live concerts and the importance behind going out and seeing live material and how that plays a role into you as a musician. What it’s all about. Yeah, […]

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