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On this episode of Plus One, Kraz talks with fellow musical collaborator and longtime friend, Danny Mayer, who is best known as the guitarist for Star Kitchen, On the Spot Trio, and Kraz’s own Eric Krasno Band. In this conversation you’ll hear Danny and Kraz talk about Danny’s upcoming debut solo record, his musical background and the genesis of On the Spot trio, how learning to use Ableton inspired Danny to create his own music, and much more. You’ll also hear them talk about balancing their touring and family lives, how learning classical guitar changed Danny’s approach to the instrument, and Danny tells Kraz about his top 5 most influential guitar players, as they discuss Jimi Hendrix’s interpretation of the blues and a talkbox solo from Kraz on “Jesus Children” that spoke to Danny.
Danny Mayer is the guitarist for On The Spot Trio, Star Kitchen, and a number of other bands including Eric Krasno Band. He has toured nationally for the past 15 years and his unparalleled, expressive style of playing has landed him on stage with some of the most legendary musicians of this era including members of the Grateful Dead, The New Mastersounds, Trey Anastasio Band, Snarky Puppy and more. Through extensive touring and releasing numerous critically-acclaimed albums with the various groups that he’s a part of, Mayer has become an incredibly experienced musician with a wealth of knowledge to share with listeners. You can listen to his two new singles, “Basic Goodness,” and “Upsetter” here.
Eric Krasno Plus One is presented by Osiris Media. All original music by Eric Krasno. Executive Producers are RJ Bee and Christina Collins. Audio Production by Matt Dwyer. Produced by Ben Baruch of 11E1even Group.
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