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In Part 2 of our interview with Bobby Cressey, we talk about his jazz and ska projects, composing, tips for younger players and a whole lot more. Part 1 can be found here.
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
Bobby’s album: Cali Native
The Mighty Untouchables Top 40 Cover Band
Toto as musical inspiration
Western Standard Time Ska Orchestra (Bandcamp — YouTube)
Lessons learned as a player
Keeping it exciting when playing lots of the same gigs
How Bobby learned his career may not be in classical music
Tag a keyboard player: Jim Alfredson, Ric’key Pageot
Desert Island Discs: Miles Smiles – Miles Davis, Shine soundtrack – David Hirschfelder / Various Artists, Head Hunters – Herbie Hancock, Toto IV – Toto, If That’s What It Takes – Michael McDonald.
Pimp your band T-Shirt – Shaguar (Canada)
Buy a keyboard related shower curtain (or something else!)
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[…] Bobby Cressey is a jazz musician, composer and organist with the San Diego Padres baseball team and San Diego Gulls ice hockey team, amongst other gigs. In part 1 of this interview we dig deep into the baseball side of things, as well as covering Bobby’s formative years. Part 2 of the interview can be found here. […]