Bill Payne, Little Feat (Part 2)

Bill Payne keyboard player Little Feat

We continue our chat with the amazing Bill Payne (Part 1 is here). We cover a lot more territory in relation to Little Feat, keyboard rigs, Bill’s other significant collaborations with other artists and a whole bunch more.

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

Keyboard contemporaries and using original versus digital keyboards

The ‘Houston Welcoming Committee’ and doubts on touring

Bill’s train wreck story on stage with James Taylor

Rundown of common causes of on-stage angst

On advocating ‘unliked’ songs when recording

Why being in a band is not for the faint of heart

Advice for aspiring players

Writing to Jeff Bezos

Tag a Keyboard Player: Glenn Gould, Little Richard, Wayne Shorter, Joe Zawinul, Mitsuko Uchida

Desert Island Discs: Rubber Soul – The Beatles, Brahms: Piano Concerto No.2; Paganini Variations – John Lill, Bringing It All Back Home – Bob Dylan, Soul Men – Sam & Dave, West Side Story – Bernstein and Sondheim.

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