Artwork for podcast Wong Notes
Robben Ford: “The Guitar is a Rhythm Instrument”
Episode 613th October 2021 • Wong Notes • Premier Guitar
00:00:00 00:49:14

Share Episode

Shownotes

The blues-jazz giant talks solo building, his frustrations with drummers, playing with Miles, how to accompany other artists, what it takes to lead a trio, and his beloved Dumble.

Get 30% off your first year of DistroKid by going here: http://distrokid.com/vip/corywong

Visit Robben Ford: http://robbenford.com

Hit us up: wongnotes@premierguitar.com

Visit Cory: https://www.corywongmusic.com

Visit Premier Guitar: http://premierguitar.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/wongnotespod

IG: https://www.instagram.com/wongnotespod

Produced by Jason Shadrick and Cory Wong

Additional Editing by Shawn Persinger

Presented by DistroKid

More Episodes
Season 4
6. Robben Ford: “The Guitar is a Rhythm Instrument”
00:49:14
5. Michael League: The Walter White of Jazz-Funk
01:12:47
4. Sierra Hull Decodes the Business and “the Chop”
01:34:10
3. Jimmie Vaughan
00:57:22
2. Henrik Linder (Dirty Loops) On The Power of Stupid Luck
01:00:33
1. The Tao of Pat Metheny
01:32:58
Season 3
12. Joe Walsh Can Tell You What Not to Do
00:53:46
11. Nathan East on Filling Every Note with Love
01:09:48
10. Mark Lettieri Likes Solos You Can Dance To
01:01:48
9. Larry Carlton’s Favorite Guitar Solos From Bebop to “Sleepwalk”
00:49:41
8. Why You Should Prep (& Maintain) Like an Athlete
01:11:04
7. Lindsay Ell: “A Guitar Solo Should be the Extra Lyrics of a Song.”
01:14:04
6. Christian McBride: Legends, Labels, and the Guts of Genius
00:54:40
5. Heart’s Nancy Wilson: “I Think Artistic Integrity Is Fleeting at Best.”
00:52:21
4. Danny Elfman Goes Psycho!
01:20:18
3. Peter Frampton: "Management's Greed Was My Downfall"
00:48:40
2. Ani Di Franco on the “Larger Purpose of Artistry”
00:52:28
1. Joe Bonamassa: “People Don’t Think I’m Self-Aware”
01:12:01
Season 2
12. Steve Lukather's Studio Stories
00:48:35
11. Tosin Abasi Has Yngwie Amp Envy
00:53:18
10. Jacob Collier: "I’ve Got Too Much Creative Potential to be Reasonable.”
01:20:20
9. Gavin Rossdale Nearly Died on MTV
00:47:12
8. Vince Gill: “Authenticity Is Really Important to Me”
00:49:23
7. Steve Jordan’s Ground Rules for Greatness
00:56:04
6. Ron Carter Needs You to Focus
00:34:15
5. Madison Cunningham: “Incredible Playing Does Not Compensate For Bad Tone.”
00:52:21
4. Meet Tom Misch, the Acid-Jazz Virtuoso Hailed by Clapton & Mayer
00:43:40
3. Susan Tedeschi on Why Last-Minute Jams Are the Best
01:03:05
2. How (& Why) Jake Shimabukuro Considers Us All Part of His “Band”
00:59:54
1. John Petrucci On Fighting Ego & Reuniting with Mike Portnoy
00:47:57
Season 1
12. Ask Cory!
00:33:28
11. James Valentine
01:13:30
10. George Benson
00:37:13
9. Béla Fleck
01:01:16
8. The Bacon Brothers
00:44:48
7. Sean Hurley
00:48:21
6. Yvette Young of Covet
00:57:54
5. Rob Harris of Jamiroquai
01:04:58
4. Eric Johnson
00:49:21
3. Molly Tuttle
00:49:40
2. John Scofield
01:10:17
1. Joe Satriani
01:05:41
trailer Welcome to Wong Notes
00:03:20