Piano Barbarians
Paul Seiz, Steve Savage, and Jarret Izzo host this podcast about roaming the earth as professional piano players and the various wildlife they encounter. Each of these barbarians perform regularly at dueling piano clubs around the the US and overseas. It's at these clubs that they meet some of the most exotic entertainers the world has to offer.

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E10 - Travis Von Cartier

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a bad-ass session musician in LA? You have? Well, affix your earholes to this podcast, as Travis Von Cartier holds court on life as an LA musician, and the differences between NoCal audiences and SoCal audiences. Follow Travis on twitter: @tvoncartier...Also, Paul makes a blatant at controversy. Did he succeed? Were you “WHA?” or “meh..”

Direct download: Travis20Von20Cartier.mp3
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What’s the impetus to start dressing up like Elton John? Are iPads just fancy frisbees? Can you tell how much fun the audience is having by the sweat on the walls? These and other questions are explored by Steve Savage and Bill Connors, a dueling piano player and EJ impersonator.
www.eltonimpersonator.com

Direct download: PB_BConnors_Episode_Mix_1.mp3
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E8 - Steph & Ashley

Steph & Ashley are partners in owning and running That Bar Danville, a piano-club in Danville, CA. When not mesmerized by their beauty and charms, Paul was able to ask them semi-intelligent questions about running a piano-bar business.
www.thatbardanville.com

Direct download: Steph-2.mp3
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E7 - Jacob Wolfson

Steve and Jacob sat down in New Haven to discuss the proper way to harass somebody in a wheelchair. Also, have you ever been accused of looking like Condoleeza Rice? Listen up. Plus, the merits of actually playing a banjo during Dueling Banjos.

Direct download: Jacob20Wolfson-1.mp3
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Steve and Jarret caught up in Boston to talk about the east coast dueling piano scene and performance philosophies. What’s more important: feel or accuracy? Timing or energy? A keytar or a pile of fertilizer?

Direct download: Jarrett20Izzo.mp3
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E5 - Eric Blumenfeld

Eric is among the most talented young men in Denver. He sings well, he plays well, and he is so totally cool about it...about, you know, being so good at everything.

Direct download: Eric20Blumenfeld.mp3
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