The Jake Feinberg Show

Jake Feinberg


On The Jake Feinberg Show (radio) and in Facebook Lives, Jake Feinberg has now conducted over 2,000 interviews with “The Cats”—popular musicians across the spectrum from rock to jazz, R&B to folk, pop to country, bluegrass to fusion. Jake’s unique interviewing style puts musicians at their ease and inspires them to reflect candidly on topics familiar or unexpected.

The Cats tell little stories, muse about life, uncover aspects of the music business, dig deep into overcoming adversity, revel in camaraderie, and open their souls. You will never see musicians in the same light again....

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1951 episodes

The Jesse Colin Young Interview

Emotive singer and cofounder of The Youngbloods talks about his musical and personal connection to Lightnin' Hopkins and producer Bobby Scott.

1h 14m
Sep 22
The Dallas Hodge Interview

Detroit based guitarist from a musical family, talks about his Grandma killing snakes in Kentucky and surrounding himself with guys he can make spiritual music with and have fun.

1h 1m
Sep 22
The Roy Firestone Interview Set II

Legendary broadcaster talks about the unpredictable and brilliant Rick Barry.

Sep 19
Billy Cobham on Stan Getz

Drummer talks about playing with the saxophonist at the Montreux Summit in 1976.

Sep 19
The David "Dawi" Williams Interview

In demand bassist from Chicago talks about carving out a path as a professional musician.

Sep 16
The Lukie D Interview

Jamaican dancehall singer and DJ talks about assimilating to America and having something declarative to say about the human race.

Sep 15
The Howie Silverman Interview

Drummer and teacher talks about learning to swing north of the border and playing with Dizzy Gillespie.

1h 6m
Sep 12
The Carmen Castaldi Interview

Melodic and tasteful drummer talks about his rock inclinations in music before meeting Joe Lovano and his father in Cleveland. A dance with life itself.

1h 2m
Sep 11
The Joe Fields Interview

Producer and A&R man at Muse and HighNote Records talks about how he cultivated the label through artist selection and individual sound.

Sep 10
Todd Barkan on Stan Getz

Legendary promoter of classic jazz and the current curator at Baltimore's Keystone Korner talks about the genius and unpredictability of Stan Getz

Sep 09
The Tracen Bradshaw Interview

Gifted multi-instrumentalist talks about his intuitive approach to playing the bass with Guava Tree and other musical outfits in Logan, UT

Sep 08
The Mario Cipollina Interview Set V

Transcendent bassist talks about the highs and lows of being in a famous band.

Sep 05
Dave Liebman on Stan Getz

One master saxophonist talks about another in reverential terms.

Sep 04
The David Rokeach Interview

Inspiring drummer who was part of the Mime Troupe talks about the music he plays and how he fits into the conversation.

Sep 04
The David Batiste Interview Set II

Legendary entertainer and bandleader talks about how he and his brothers climbed the ladder in the highly competitive musical community of New Orleans.

Aug 31
The Sam Halterman Interview

Gifted drummer talks about creating a good feeling groove in his different musical projects.

Aug 29
The Walt Dixon Interview

Mill Valley musician talks about playing with Harold Jones and Bill Vitt.

1h 15m
Aug 29
The Alex Pertout Interview

Heavy world percussionist and educator talks about learning different rhythms and incorporating them into studio and live musical settings.

Aug 29
The Big Chief Monk Boudreaux Interview

Leader of the Golden Eagles, a Mardi Gras Indian tribe of New Orleans, Louisiana talks about the indigenous regional rhythms of his community.

Aug 29
The Tommy Thomsen Interview

Multi-instrumentalist with a bent towards western swing talks about building a career as a musician.

Aug 25
The David Batiste Interview

Legendary band leader from a legendary New Orleans musical family talks about creating "funk/rock" with his brothers and playing football against King Floyd.

1h 14m
Aug 22
The Richard T. Bear Interview

Bandleader and pianist talks about growing up next door to Milt Jackson in Yonkers and his early trips into Manny's Music in New York City.

1h 0m
Aug 20
The Jeff "Skunk" Baxter Interview

Profound musical artist talks about honoring this country as a defense contractor and "freedom fighter" with Ultimate Spinach, Tim Buckley and Steely Dan. Rikki Don't Lose That Number...

Aug 18
The Dave Schools Interview Set III

Renown bassist and producer talks about stepping into the void for Government Mule after the passing of Allen Woody and the infinite wisdom he learned from Colonel Bruce Hampton.

1h 2m
Aug 17
The Norbert Putnam Interview Set II

Profound southern musician producer and arranger talks about working with Ray Charles, Elvis Presley and all the great studio cats in Nashville and beyond.

1h 33m
Aug 17
The Rob Matson Interview

Decorated engineer and musician talks about the early recording scene in Boise and how he met Pinto Bennett and Muzzy Braun.

Aug 16
The Russell Batiste Interview

Musical drummer and composer talks about never playing the same song the same way once and being on the bandstand at nine years old with his father David Batiste & The Gladiators.

Aug 15
The Fuzzytown aka Zachariah Ohora Interview Set II

Children's author and illustrator talks about what it means to be human, his relentless touring schedule and why Paul Horn is considered, by some, to be the grandfather of new age music. Whale Song.....

1h 6m
Aug 15
The Megan Martinez Interview

Charismatic healer talks about being a playful leader within the band construct.

Aug 14
The Stu Goldberg Interview

Keyboardist and melodic inventor talk's about his evolution as a player and person.

1h 6m
Aug 11