Podcasts

The GMI – Guitar & Music Institute podcasts brings interviews from some of the best guitar professionals in the world. We also create podcast guitar lessons and music lessons as well as gear reviews & more.

Learn and find out more from the best in the industry with host Ged Brockie, the creator of GMI – Guitar & Music Institute.

Episode 54 – Federico Bruera

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Federico Bruera is not a household name in Latin guitar...yet, but you never know! In this latest podcast, Ged Brockie speaks to the guitar player who has travelled half way across the world and is now settled in a small town in the east of Scotland. "Fede", as he is called by friends and family alike, shares his journey not...

Episode 36 – Jazz Guitarist Tom Lippincott

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Tom Lippincott is a highly respected professional guitarist based in Florida, USA. This interview was meant to be broad ranging, however, Tom's eight string guitar (yes you read that correctly) took up almost the entire show! One thing that non-musicians should understand is that the world is full of great musicians, however, very few can actually claim to make...

Episode 51 – Trevor Gordon Hall’s Latest Album Release

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Prolific guitarist and composer Trevor Gordon Hall has just released his latest album "This Beautiful Chaos". Ged Brockie from GMI discusses this and many other things including meditation with one of American's rising acoustic stars If you've never heard of Trevor Gordon Hall then you are in for a treat. A wonderfully evocative writer and performer, Trevor discusses his art,...

Episode 55 – Gavin Jack on Slide Guitar

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Gavin Jack is one of GMI's online tutors and is much in demand as both a player and teacher of guitar. One playing style that always has a line of interested players lining up is slide guitar. In this podcast, Gavin talks about his early interest in the subject of slide and how he has developed it into the performance...

Episode 27 – Terry Wollman – Guitarist, Composer, Musical Director

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Terry Wollman Has Worked With Some Of The Biggest Names In The Music Industry - Here He Talks Music, Career, And His Latest Release How many people get the opportunity to work with musicians of the stature of Stevie Wonder, Michael McDonald, Billy Preston, The 5th Dimension, Wilson Phillips, Al Jarreau, Joan Baez, Joe Walsh, Keb’ Mo’, Gerald Albright and...

Episode 23 – Interview With Sam Tharp Of Fretish

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Looking To Make Some Money From Your Instrument? Fretish May Be The Answer! That's right guys, if you have a bunch of gear or perhaps a guitar or two that is not doing anything, then this is the podcast for you. We will be talking to Sam Tharp who runs a bustling new business out of Boston, USA titled Fretish....

Episode 18 – Inventor Sheldon Lavineway & Mitch Helten of Breeze

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The Next Big Kickstarter Guitar Project - Breeze Tri-Stand For Guitar Many people have the idea of inventors as almost mad scientists stuck in the basement working away on some crazy new invention that has no worldly use. Nothing could be further from the truth when GMI interviewed Sheldon Lavineway and his business partner Mitch Helten. Their company "Breeze" has...

Episode 48 – Help Musicians: A Pandemic Lifeline!

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It Is Not An Overstatement To Say That The Charity "Help Musicians" Have Made The Difference Between Many Musicians Surviving Or Going Under Across The UK. The pandemic has hit so many people in all walks of live very hard. For many in the arts, the actual foundations that underpin their lives has been taken away; the opportunity to perform...

Episode 2 – So You Want To Be A Professional Guitarist

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How Does Someone Become A Professional Guitarist? So if you are starting out, or perhaps you've been playing for some time and you want to make the jump to full time becoming a professional guitarist full time, how do you go about this? What does it entail? More importantly, what is the probable reality compared to the dreams that you...

Episode 24 – Interview With Gianluca La Boria of GLB Sound

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GLB Sound - Creators Of Jazz Guitar Amplification If you are interested in guitar amplifiers or amplification in general then you are in for a treat! Italian guitar amp builder Gianluca La Boria gives an in depth interview about his company, the amplifiers he builds and exactly how he goes about creating his sumptuous amplifiers. Are you tired of just getting...