Interviews

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The Grateful Web Interview with Nashville Rockers, Bonaventure

Submitted by Angela Gattuso on Thu, 05/31/2012 - 3:41 pm

Grateful Web’s Angela Gattuso recently had an opportunity to speak to Dan Smyers, from the Nashville-based rock duo, Bonaventure.  They spoke about the band’s influences, their debut album, Come Hell or High Water, and what would Dave Grohl do.GW: In the short film made to introduce Bonaventure you both talk about having similar ideas of where you wanted to go and what you wanted to as the b

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The Grateful Web Interview with Jazz Guitarist, Wayne Krantz

Submitted by Trevor Stewart… on Tue, 05/29/2012 - 4:39 pm

The Grateful Web recently got the chance to sit down with jazz guitar player Wayne Krantz. We talked about his upcoming summer tour, the sound of his new album, Howie 61, and the relationship between composition and improvisation.

GW: So I know you're getting ready for a summer tour in Europe. What are you and your band doing to prepare?

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Grateful Web Interview w/ Joe Lessard, from Head for the Hills

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Mon, 05/21/2012 - 9:54 am

The Grateful Web just had an opportunity to speak with Joe Lessard, fiddle-player for Fort Collins based 'newgrass' act, Head for the HillsJoe talked with us about Head for the Hills' early beginnings at Colorado State University, why Colorado is a mecca for bluegrass and acoustic music, playing with bluegrass legends, and why now is the time for the

The Way It Was Meant to Be: Interview with Napoleon Murphy Brock

Submitted by Dave Papuga on Thu, 04/26/2012 - 6:09 am

Former Frank Zappa front-man Napoleon Murphy Brock discusses his beginnings with The Mothers, the musical and vocal dynamics within the group, a legacy kept alive, and real by The GrandMothers of Invention, currently on tour in the United States.

Grateful Web Interview with Jorma Kaukonen

Submitted by Dave Papuga on Fri, 04/06/2012 - 7:49 am

It was sometime in the early 90s when I first heard Hot Tuna. One of the older hippie kids in my neighborhood who used to flow me Dead tapes (and weed) said "hey man, you dig Hot Tuna?" I was the furthest thing from hip to what he was saying, and probably replied with something along the lines of "I don't know them." He said something like "shit, you don't know Tuna.

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Grateful Web Interview w/ Gathering of the Vibes Founder, Ken Hays

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Fri, 03/30/2012 - 12:12 pm

Grateful Web's Dylan Muhlberg had an opportunity to talk to Ken Hays, founder of Gathering of the Vibes festival.  Ken discussed the impetus for creating Vibes back in 1996, the current status of the jamband scene, why Vibes is such a family friendly fest. and Ken gives a hint on who we can expect from this year's Vibes...

Grateful Web Interview w/ Katya Chorover

Submitted by Ben Welp on Sun, 03/25/2012 - 6:15 pm

This past Friday, as another unseasonably warm sun sunk behind the Rocky Mountains, Katya Chorover settled into Denver’s Gypsy House Café to celebrate the release of her new album “Big Big Love”.  Chorover’s first album in ten years is filled with sweet and sour beginnings and endings.  Vocally, Chorover’s a powerhouse, reminiscent of soulful country legends Lucinda Williams and Iri