The Performer's Pathway

The Performer's Pathway


Latest Episodes

A Chat With Larry Koonse
August 08, 2020

Acclaimed jazz guitarist Larry Koonse joins us in the virtual studio today. We chat about practicing, achieving perspective, career, the love of music and much more. This is an inspiring episode, check it out!

A Chat With Brian Charette
August 02, 2020

NYC organist/keyboardist/solo-artist Brian Charette joins us in the virtual studio today. We talk about musical projects, staying busy during the quarantine, career path, mental outlook, kung fu and more. Brian is a very intelligent,

Alexander Technique for Musicians
July 26, 2020

This week we are very fortunate to be joined by Mastaneh Nazarian who is a teacher of Alexander Technique, an accomplished guitarist, composer and more. Mastaneh breaks down some core principles and concepts of Alexander technique and explains how it ...

Just Say No!
July 18, 2020

When you first start pursuing music on a professional level, you will most likely be saying YES to almost every gig. That being said, as you become more seasoned and busy, this dynamic will need to change or you’ll be stuck in a rut.

A Chat With Jimmy Haslip
July 12, 2020

Legendary bassist and producer Jimmy Haslip joins us in the virtual studio this week. We talk about the music business, current projects, touring, people skills, Allan Holdsworth, Jaco Pastorius, dealing with quarantine and much more. Check it out!

A Chat With Ari Hoenig
July 04, 2020

Acclaimed drummer, composer and educator Ari Hoenig joins us in the virtual studio this week. We talk about music, career, quarantine, social media, the "future" of jazz, tomatoes and much more. Yup, tomatoes...check out this episode to learn more!

A Chat With Hans Groiner
June 28, 2020

Controversial and outspoken Austrian "jazz" pianist, Hans Groiner joins us in the virtual studio today. We talk about his music, quarantined life, future projects, social media, performance tips and more. This is a good one!

A Chat With Ruslan Sirota
June 21, 2020

Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer and producer Ruslan Sirota joins us in the virtual studio today for this fun and informative episode. Ruslan is a wonderful musician with a ton of experience and sincerity.

It’s Black and White!
June 14, 2020

Los Angeles-based composer, producer and saxophonist Randy Gist joins Jake and I in the virtual studio for this very special episode. Randy explains what it's like to be a black man in this world, the difficulties he faces,

Peak Musical Performance with Dr. Greene
May 31, 2020

Peak performance psychologist Dr. Don Greene sits down in our virtual studio to talk about musician performance tips, common pitfalls, centering energy, practicing, daily routines, goals, dealing with quarantine and more.