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56 minutes | 3 months ago
Episode 30: Sell It To Me
How does a modern maker make money? What's the options for selling and how does one make it work? Chris Jacoby shares his years of experience making and selling, what has worked and what hasn't. We share lines we've used to make sales, and continue our segment: Two Truths and A Lie.
63 minutes | 4 months ago
Episode 28: Hot! Bow! Action!
When was the hot hot evolution of the bow? Rozie and Jerry bequeath the history of bowmaking in France, plus bow maker Matt Wehling delights us with his awewsomeness and schools us on works toward preservation of endangered bow materials. Stay tuned as Chris, Jerry, and Rozie play two truths and a lie.
51 minutes | 5 months ago
Episode 27: Made in the Americas, part 2
But how did violin making come to Mexico and South America? When European instrument making met indigenous American hands, what sprang from this? Join Rozie & Jerry for an interview with Jaime Gabriel, Mexican luthier and recent transplant to the states. Special Guest: Jaime Gabriel.
54 minutes | 6 months ago
Episode 26: Made in the Americas
Join us, Omosapiens, as we explore violin making in the greater continent, not just the states. Ben Hebbert chats with Rozie about some earliest known American Makers, and later luthier Damien Stoppani pauses his travels to tell us about Lutheria Sobre Ruedas - Luthiery On Wheels, and his travels along the continent in his bus. Special Guest: Damien Stoppani.
46 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 25: That Baroque Life
Join Chris, Jerry, and Rozie as they explore baroque style from both a luthiers perspective as well as a player's perspective. Special guests Sarah Peck walks us through her relationships with clients seeking to play in the baroque style, followed by an interview with Juliana Soltis, touring professional baroque cellist, exploring the different colors of sound created in this unique time period. Special Guests: Juliana Soltis and Sarah Peck.
42 minutes | 7 months ago
Episode 24: How Are You Coping
Across the globe, shops are closed, and work for musicians is difficult to find. Listeners contribute: how are we coping? Hosts Rozie, Chris, and Jerry update us.
33 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 23: Well This is No Joke
Chris and Rozie chat with Ben Hebbert about the state of our industry, facing Covid-19 pressures. Special Guest: Benjamin Hebbert.
49 minutes | 8 months ago
Episode 22: The Chemicals, Part 2 + Corona update
Continuing our talk on chemical safety! Also we have a talk with Charissa Lynn (BSN, RN, flight nurse) for a discussion on shop & workplace safety in light of the Covid-19 outbreak. Stay safe out there!
64 minutes | 9 months ago
Episode 21: The Chemicals, Part 1
What kinds of chemicals are we exposed to in this industry, and how can we better protect ourselves? Join us for part 1 where we interview a young cancer survivor.
44 minutes | 10 months ago
Episode 20: Pablo's Adventure a.k.a. Never trust Steve Sincere
In the summer of 2015 a violin theft ring was operating in in the south eastern United States. Hear the story of how the arrest unfolded in Pablo Alfaro's shop.Special Guest: Pablo Alfaro.
63 minutes | a year ago
Episode 19: Body Ruin
What happens when the work you love endeavors to cripple you? How do luthiers maintain when the work they love is excruciatingly painful? Ryan Davidson and the legendary David Wiebe weigh in.
43 minutes | a year ago
Episode 18: St. Omobono Confessionals at the VSA
Chris, Jerry, and Rozie report on the Violin Society of American Convention in Dallas, luthiers confess to St. Omobono
31 minutes | a year ago
Episode 17: Is The Violin Evil?
The violin has a dark side, so much so that there are legends it was a creation of the devil. Chris and Rozie explore the Romani tale of the creation of the violin. Ben Hebbert shares dark stories in violinmaking history. Special thanks to Glen Gaudin for calling in with his haunted violin story! In the coda, Chris, Jerry, and Rozie tell the weirdest fiddle head they've ever encountered. Special Guest: Benjamin Hebbert.
66 minutes | a year ago
Episode 16: Rise of the Machines with Greg Sapp
How much advanced technology is acceptable in instrument making & repair? Greg Sapp and Jerry Lynn disclose some of the machinery they work with and get jiggy. In our listener feedback segment, Chris, Jerry, and Rozie do a mental health checkup, followed by some incredibly appropriate Luthier Cat Calls.Special Guest: Greg Sapp.
58 minutes | a year ago
Episode 15: VSA Past Present & Future with Marilyn Wallin
Marilyn Wallin joins us for a guided tour of the Violin Society of America - sharing her early years submitting some of her very first instruments for judging, to later becoming the president. Also - what makes a healthy master/apprentice relationship? Chris, Jerry, & Rozie share some thoughts and look forward to hearing from you. Come see us at the VSA Conference, November 8 & 9, in Dallas TX.Special Guest: Marilyn Wallin.
55 minutes | a year ago
Episode 14: Next Generation part two: Mohr and Mohr and Mohr
How do we pass on our training to the next generation, today? Join us for a chat with Ben Hebbert, and following an interview with Rodney Mohr and his daughter, Kate Mohr. In our listener feedback segment, we cover: what are the top 5 books for a beginner luthier to own?Special Guest: Benjamin Hebbert.
41 minutes | a year ago
Episode 13: Next Generation with Sofia Vettori
Italian luthier Sofia Vettori joins Jerry & Rozie to talk about making and coming from a family of makers. Her grandfather's shop barely survived the war and the family has been building on his efforts to this day. Chris and Rozie take a listener question: what were some of your personal fears about becoming financially stable & successful, starting out in this field? Thanks for contributing, Wyatt!
49 minutes | a year ago
Episode 12: Love, Oberlin
Rozie reports live from the Oberlin Ohio restoration workshop, chatting with luthiers from various parts of the world.
35 minutes | a year ago
Episode 11: Luthier Vs. Luthier - The Quiz Show!
We take Luthier vs. Luthier one step further - in Guadagnini Trivia. Guests Chris Ulbricht and Jeff Thorell battle for dominance. Who will tell us the five cities Guadagnini lived in? Who knows how many strings a viola d'amore has? Who will win the genuine St. Omobono thimble from Cremona?
99 minutes | a year ago
Episode 10: Luthier Vs. Luthier
Chris and Rozie interview major contributors to this field: guitar luthiers. We celebrate our similarities as wew welcome Beau Hannam, custom guitar and Uke maker as well as Matt Eich of Mule Resophonic Guitars.Special Guests: Beau Hannam and Matt Eich.
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