About This Show
Live2cre8 is An exploration, deconstruction and celebration of the creative process by industry leaders, pioneers and innovators in the creative arts with your host, Shane Almgren.
Some of the most creative minds on the planet - artists, musicians, inventors, painters, sculptors, artisans, magicians, choreographers, fashion designers, comedians, directors, producers and entertainers - discuss the process of creativity, and what inspires, motivates and drives them to creative excellence.
Hear their firsthand stories behind some of the most iconic artistry in our culture. Find out what lessons they've learned along the way, and what advice they have to share with others looking to follow in their footsteps. Discover the daily habits of those who've taken their creative passions to a professional level, and follow along as we discuss and dissect the right brain/left brain relationship.
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#024 Fred Satterfied: Grammy Winning Drummer of the Oak Ridge Boys
Fred Satterfield is a Grammy & Dove Award-winning drummer, and graphic Illustrator. Fred was the Oak Ridge Boys' drummer for 20 years, winning 2 Grammy's, 2 Music City News Awards for Band of the Year, 1 CMA Award (along with 7 other nominations), and contributing to 35 Top 40 Hits including 25 #1's. He's made 4 appearances at the White House for 3 sitting Presidents, and 25 appearances on the Tonight Show. In additional to his musical acumen, Fred is also an accomplished illustrator, having produced more than 4 dozen coloring books for Dalmation Press, and numerous album covers for Benson Publishing. He is currently illustrating the graphic novel versions of C.G. Cooper's popular Corps Justice Series. We cover a ton of fascinating topics in this episode including: • Starting as a professional touring drummer at the age of 15 • Causing a Secret Service incident at the White House while testing out the bass drum • Entertaining Ringo Starr on the Tonight Show • Having Jay Leno open for the Oak Ridge boys while he was an up-and-coming comic • How the Oak Ridge Boys helped pioneer HBO's concert series • Getting sponsored by Pearl Drums after having his own drums stolen • Playing jingles in New York City for a series of commercials with Larry Bird • Recording the theme songs for the '84 Olympics • The mechanics, logistics, and creative requirements of playing on a studio recording sessions • The pros and cons of using click tracks in the studio • How being in the right place at the right time led to a career transition as an illustrator • Breaking into the graphic design business by designing Jimmy Buffett's first tour t-shirt • Learning the proper mindset to be a successful creative professional by studying Kenpo Karate with Elvis Presley's head of security • And so much more!