In this second of two parts (see Part 1 here), David Rosenthal continues the discussion on the fascinating journey that’s been his musical career.
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
Auditioning for the first big gig with Rainbow
Preparation and over-preparation
David’s amazing on-stage train wreck story
Artists who have been big influences: Yes (Close to the Edge) / Emerson, Lake and Palmer / Rush (Moving Pictures) / Tomita / Uriah Heep
Who inspired David to buy his first synth
Playing with Happy the Man
Suggestions / tips for players wanting to make a career in the industry
Quick Fire 10 questions with a Billy Joel bent.
The blessing and curse of perfect pitch
(Some of) David’s favourite Billy Joel songs
Another great train-wreck story, this time in Rome Italy.
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