Dave Cohen, Nashville Session Keyboardist and Producer

Dave Cohen Nashville keyboard player

Dave Cohen is a Nashville-based keyboard playing powerhouse. Playing on more than 60 #1 charting hits and producing a bunch of others, Dave is an in-demand keyboard player. As you’ll hear, Dave has some brilliant insights and advice for keyboard players, and he also happens to have a great sense of humour as well!

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Discussion topics covered during the show (links will open in new tab):

Early keyboard influences

Humber College, Toronto

First big break with Johnny Reid

Working with Joe Nichols

What Dave learned from extensive touring / when you get to the stage you’re unhappy playing Letterman

Working with Brett James and Kip Moore

Lessons learned as a keyboard player 

Dave’s train wreck story

The infamous fake banjo video: link

Tag a keyboard player: Alex Wright, Rami Jaffee

Desert Island Discs: Live at the Vanguard – Bill Evans Trio, Waltz for Debby  – Bill Evans Trio, Bringing Down the Horse – The Wallflowers, Tragic Kingdom – No Doubt, Machine Head – Deep Purple

Thanks to our supporters for this episode: Brother Paul Brown , Musicplayer.com forums, Tammy Katchur’s Musical Stew and Radio Grande

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