Brass Balls Podcast
Andrew Greene and Eric Biondo crack a beer and talk it out. Hilarity ensues. Trumpet players from The Budos Band interview other brass players, fellow musicians, and interesting humans.
info_outline 010: Mute Masks 07/13/2020
010: Mute Masks This Season 1 finale is also our first episode taped during the Sars Cov 2 pandemic lockdown, wherein we dial up from our respective homes, unable to see one another. Andrew and Eric play catch up and receive a special call from an old friend. Please rate, review, recommend, and follow us on instagram @brassballspodcast if you would like to hear a season 2.
info_outline 006: Johnny Ding Dong 06/15/2020
006: Johnny Ding Dong A long-form interview with William Schalda Jr., who played in more than one precursor to The Budos Band, and who has since also played with Charles Bradley, with NY garage rock legends The Realistics, with his family band The Sha La Das, and while wearing many hats for his solo project Billy Swivs. Will tells us funny stories from growing up in Staten Island, during which time he suffered tuba in the high school marching band.
info_outline 005: Cannabis Concierge 06/08/2020
005: Cannabis Concierge Andy and Eric get high… courtesy of Oregon’s Cannabis Concierge, Mr. Joshua J. Taylor, who is the most knowledgable person you’ll ever meet when it comes to marijuana. Josh lays out the facts, drawing from his vast experience as a medical cannabis caregiver, columnist, event producer, and CEO. Our hosts – hanging onto their seats – add a musician’s perspective and together we learn how all this knowledge is rooted in American history and how it can be applied today.
info_outline 003: The Clappateers 05/25/2020
003: The Clappateers The producers bring out Rich Terrana and Preet Patel from revered NY reggae band, The Frightnrs, a group which lacks brass altogether. Our hosts react by challenging their guests to a competition. (Rich and Preet are Daptone Records label mates who have both subbed in Budos Band on occasion.)