Marine Lacoste is a keyboard player from Quebec Canada who plays with major artists Uncle Kracker and Corey Hart, as well as fronting her own band Highway Hunters. We talk on all three with Marine plus her establishment of a piano academy for rock players.
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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):
CEGEP (post secondary education option in Quebec)
Listening to Deep Purple and loving rock organ playing
Getting the gig with Uncle Kracker
Marine’s rig for Uncle Kracker
Getting the gig with Corey Hart
Marine’s rig for Corey Hart
Highway Hunters – “when Deep Purple, Keith Emerson and Halestorm have a baby”
B3 players who inspire (Lachy Doley interview link)
Highway Hunters’ ELP tribute: Knife Edge
Learning to be a front-person behind a keyboard
Marine’s train wreck moment
Marine’s suggestions for new players
Tag a keyboard player: more Ty Bailie!
Desert Island Discs: Transmission – The Tea Party, Machine Head – Deep Purple, Trouble – LaMontagne, Grace – Jeff Buckley, Great Western Valkyrie – Rival Sons.
Key links: Buy some keyboard related merchandise
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