loader from loading.io

Ep#1 - Adam Wolpert, The Great Oaks 

Full Expression

Release Date: 05/17/2021

Ep#7 - Shea Breaux Wells - Vocal Mastery show art Ep#7 - Shea Breaux Wells - Vocal Mastery

Full Expression

Shea Breaux Wells is a vocal artist, performer and songwriter. She was raised in Texas in an artistic household and later found her way to Los Angeles where she explored numerous musical styles, from art rock to jazz and electronic music. Shea is also a world class vocal instructor who teaches people to sing with intention and technique.

info_outline
Ep#6 -  Ames Morrison - The Magical Elixir show art Ep#6 - Ames Morrison - The Magical Elixir

Full Expression

Ames Morrison is a , wine maker and partner at Medlock Ames Winery in Sonoma County California. He studied ancient history at Tulane University before serving in the Peace Corps in Guatemala and teaching public high school in New York City. Raised on a farm in Virginia, Ames decided to pursue his love of agriculture. I spoke with Ames about his conservation-based approach to agriculture, the extraordinary challenges of climate change, and the many skills required to make humanity’s most magical elixir.

info_outline
Ep#5 - PC Muñoz - No Boundaries      show art Ep#5 - PC Muñoz - No Boundaries

Full Expression

PC Muñoz is a Northern California poet, percussionist, producer, performer and recording artist. For the past 30 years he has worked in a wide range of musical styles from hip hop and jazz to pop, classical and spoken word. PC has recorded with rock legend Jackson Browne, Berkeley Symphony violinist Matthew Szemela and synthesizer wizard Dr. Fink. His genre bending collaborations with former Knonos Quartet cellist Joan Jeanreneaud earned a Grammy nomination.

info_outline
Ep#4 - Ronnie Vannucci Jr - The Art of Listening show art Ep#4 - Ronnie Vannucci Jr - The Art of Listening

Full Expression

Ronnie Vannucci, Jr. is a classically trained percussionist and drummer for The Killers. While pursuing a music degree at the University of Las Vegas Nevada in 2002, he joined bandmates Brandon Flowers, Dave Keuning and Mark Stoermer. The Killers have recorded six best-selling albums and performed in 50 countries. I spoke with Ronnie about his experience as a wedding photographer, the importance of mastering the art of listening, and the making of the band’s upcoming album, “Pressure Machine.”

info_outline
Ep#3 - Abra Berens - Function Over Form show art Ep#3 - Abra Berens - Function Over Form

Full Expression

Abra Berens is a farm-to-table chef and author of the 2019 cookbook, Ruffage: A Practical Guide to Vegetables. She is a chef at Granor Farm in Three Oaks, Michigan and the co-founder of Bare Knuckle farm in Northpoint, Michigan. I spoke with Abra about her writing process, her experience at the Ballymaloe Cooking School in southeast Ireland, the hard work it takes to grow vegetables, the importance of reducing food waste, and why being a professional cook sometimes means being an entertainer.

info_outline
Ep#2 - Tim Weed - Surrender to the Muse. show art Ep#2 - Tim Weed - Surrender to the Muse.

Full Expression

Tim Weed is an exceptional musician who has mastered numerous stringed instruments — from guitar to 5-string banjo and mandolin. For the past four decades he has been a touring and recording artist.

info_outline
Ep#1 - Adam Wolpert, The Great Oaks  show art Ep#1 - Adam Wolpert, The Great Oaks 

Full Expression

I spoke with Adam about his focus on why he values his creative practice more than finished products, the discipline and patience that the craft of painting requires, how drawing and painting can positively affect your mindset and memory, and the importance of doing what you love, showing up every day, and having faith. 

info_outline
 
More Episodes
Adam Wolpert is a painter of the naturalist landscape tradition. He is also a co-founder of the Occidental Arts and Ecology Center in Sonoma County, California, an intentional community and thought leading nonprofit education center. A lifelong visual artist, for the past three years Adam has been engaged in a project of painting large intimate portraits of trees he calls, The Great Oaks.
 
I spoke with Adam about his focus on why he values his creative practice more than finished products, the discipline and patience that the craft of painting requires, how drawing and painting can positively affect your mindset and memory, and the importance of doing what you love, showing up every day, and having faith.