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Going Solo with Matthew Mayer

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Episode 15 – The Will Ackerman Interview
Will Ackerman, Founder of Windham Hill Records, and one of the greatest Record Producers of our times, talks with Matthew Mayer about music, life, creative approaches, mentorships and more. This intimate and real conversation highlights the Grammy Award Winner’s journey, key moments throughout his life, and how he became an instrumental figure for so many artists … Continue reading "Episode 15 – The Will Ackerman Interview"
74:58 06/23/2020
Episode 14 – Matthew Mayer Interviews George Winston – Part II: Thank You George
Matthew Mayer continues to talk with the legendary, and one of the foremost instrumental composers of our time, George Winston, in this anticipated Part 2 interview on the Going Solo Podcast titled: “Thank You George.” In this episode, Winston continues to share insights with Mayer about his approaches to creativity and life in general. From … Continue reading "Episode 14 – Matthew Mayer Interviews George Winston – Part II: Thank You George"
38:17 10/25/2019
Episode 13 – Matthew Mayer Interviews George Winston – Part 1: You Can Call Me George
Matthew Mayer interviews one of the foremost instrumental composers of our time, George Winston, in this Part 1 of 2 Going Solo Podcast Episode Series titled “You Can Call Me George.” George Winston talks to Matthew Mayer about his growing up in Eastern Montana, and important influences from James Booker to Professor Longhair. Winston also discusses … Continue reading "Episode 13 – Matthew Mayer Interviews George Winston – Part 1: You Can Call Me George"
48:30 04/27/2019
Episode 12 – With Gratitude – Interview with Award Winning Author Marala Scott
Award Winning Author, Inspirational Speaker, Ghostwriter, Poet, and Oprah Ambassador of Hope, Marala Scott, speaks with Matthew Mayer about her newest release “With Gratitude” and the importance of recognizing Gratitude in your life. Marala gives us the positive inspiration we all need in life. Oprah Winfrey honored Marala Scott as one of her five Ambassadors of … Continue reading "Episode 12 – With Gratitude – Interview with Award Winning Author Marala Scott"
25:20 04/11/2019
5 Myths of Being a Musician with a Day Job
In follow up to Matthew Mayer’s blog post on the CD Baby DIY Musician Blog website, Mayer spends this episode addressing in more detail his 5 Myths of Being a Musician with a Day Job, and also addresses feedback received from the article. If you are a “creative” with a “day job”, you will want to hear tune … Continue reading "5 Myths of Being a Musician with a Day Job"
32:45 01/27/2019
Episode 10 – You Have Permission – Going Solo with Cheryl Engelhardt
Matthew Mayer speaks with Award Winning Composer, Songwriter, and Career Coach, Cheryl Engelhardt. Cheryl talks about her journey as a musician, author, and speaker, as well as the importance of giving yourself permission to succeed. Covering topics like anxiety, balancing your life, redefining your life, the importance of calendars, and so much more! If you … Continue reading "Episode 10 – You Have Permission – Going Solo with Cheryl Engelhardt"
48:16 01/13/2019
Episode 9 – Getting Your Song Placed – Music Supervision with Doug Diamond
Matthew Mayer interviews renowned music supervisor, Doug Diamond, talking about getting your song placed, what an artist should be considering when submitting their music to get placed in a TV or commercial, and the one thing NOT to do when trying to get your song placed through a music supervisor. Engineer, Producer, Music Supervisor, Doug Diamond … Continue reading "Episode 9 – Getting Your Song Placed – Music Supervision with Doug Diamond"
43:32 12/30/2018
Episode 8 – Start With Where You Are – My Coffee with Kabir Sehgal
New York Times and Wall Street Journal Best Selling Author Kabir Sehgal has coffee with Matthew Mayer in Downtown Wall Street the morning before the 60th Annual Grammy Awards Show. Kabir shares unique insights on creative processes, connecting the dots on seemingly unrelated topics, and how this Grammy Winning Producer balances multiple projects at once. … Continue reading "Episode 8 – Start With Where You Are – My Coffee with Kabir Sehgal"
53:03 06/22/2018
Episode 7 – I Am Matej Mestrovic – The Croatia Tour Ep. 3
Matej Mestrovic is one of Croatia’s most versatile, original, and talented artists alive today. In this 3rd and final episode of my 4-City tour in Croatia, I talk to Matej on a variety of topics including social media marketing, what success means as an independent musician, and how he manages his time. I also capture … Continue reading "Episode 7 – I Am Matej Mestrovic – The Croatia Tour Ep. 3"
65:03 04/08/2018
Episode 6 – I Am Lucky – The Croatia Tour Ep. 2
In this episode of my 4-City tour in Croatia,  I sit down and have lunch with Turkey Pianist Hakan Ali Toker in the city of Rijeka (off the coast of the Adriatic Sea) and talk about the history of music and what it takes in today’s music industry to succeed. I also interview the amazing piano … Continue reading "Episode 6 – I Am Lucky – The Croatia Tour Ep. 2"
21:02 02/26/2018
Episode 5 – I Am Happy – The Croatia Tour Ep. 1
In this episode of The Going Solo Podcast, I travel half way across the world to the beautiful country of Croatia to share my experiences of being the opening act for 3 World Class Musicians.  Episode 1 captures interviews and insights from renowned musicians Matej Mestrovic and Hakan Ali Toker, while documenting my first international tour … Continue reading "Episode 5 – I Am Happy – The Croatia Tour Ep. 1"
36:57 01/15/2018
Episode 4 – Who is John Burke – Part 2 The Breakfast
In this final Part 2 of 2 episode with Grammy Nominated John Burke, I have breakfast with John and his girlfriend Sara Gossett just hours before they walk the red carpet in Los Angeles, CA for the 59th Annual Grammy Awards. Join us at the table, as John and Sara talk about their amazing journey.
32:55 05/05/2017
Episode 3 – Who is John Burke – Part 1 The GRAMMY Nomination
Grammy Nominated Artist, John Burke, talks about his experience being nominated for a Grammy Award as an independent artist, just three weeks before he walks the red carpet in Los Angeles. This is Episode 1, of a 2 Part intimate interview.
30:59 03/16/2017
Episode 2 – If Kim Can I Can
Podcast Episode 2 – If Kim Can I Can – Interview with Kim Deardorff Found in a Garbage Can in Korea in 1964, Kim combines his story of humble beginnings with his talent of piano playing, to inspire thousands of people around the world.
42:08 03/13/2016
Episode 1 – Interview with Piano Artist Robby Davis
Podcast Episode 1 – Interview with Robby Davis
30:53 12/30/2015