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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 22 – (Part 2 of 2) Interview With Guitarist Graeme Duffin of Wet Wet Wet

Graeme Duffin Ashton Lane
Graeme Duffin - Keeping Songwriting In The Family With Ashton Lane   In this second part of the two part Graeme Duffin interview, Graeme discusses the challenges he faced with stuttering and how he has worked with the McGuire programme to overcome it. Also he is very proud and keen to discuss his daughter and son in law's band "Ashton Lane"....

Episode 33 – Interview With LEAP Inventor Paul Holcomb

Paul Holcomb
Paul Holcomb and his new concept for guitar pick players - LEAP the Ergonomic Guitar Pick.   When Paul Holcomb decided to revisit guitar playing he was frustrated in part by using a plectrum. With a background in design, Paul decided it was time to do something about it and the LEAP concept was born. Almost space aged in design, Paul...

Episode 9 – (Part 1 of 4) Interview With Hollywood Film Composer Hummie Mann.

Hummie Mann
Hummie Mann - Very Much Alive And Loving it! From his work with Mel Brooks, Marc Shaiman, James Newton Howard double Emmy winning composer Hummie Mann has achieved a huge amount within his musical life and career. In this serialised podcast interview, Hummie discusses everything from early beginnings through to working with some of the biggest names in American film music. Like What...

Episode 19 – Interview With Christopher Sutton – CEO of Musical-U

Musical-u.com podcast with GMI - Guitar & Music Institute
Musical U - Helping To Redress The Balance In Musical Aural Training   One of the great benefits of the Internet in these days of constricting budgets in music education establishments and poor musical provision within schools is the advent of courses online. None more so than the provision offered by online company Musical-U.com. Musical-U is an established and highly talked about...

Episode 2 – So You Want To Be A Professional Guitarist

GMI Podcast Ep 2 So you want to be a professional guitarist
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 15 – Interview With Janet Halton Of Nordoff Robbins Scotland

Music Health Healing Nordoff Robbins Scotland
Music, Health & Healing - Changing Peoples Lives Many people around the world are waking up to the fact that music is not just about enjoyment or accompanying a social/entertainment situation. Music is now used as therapy to help people of all ages who suffer from a wide range of illnesses and ailments. Ged Brockie of GMI had the pleasure of...

Episode 4 – Interview With Classical Guitar Maestro Phillip Thorne MBE.

Phillip Thorne
Phillip Thorne MBE Discusses His Life Of Guitar & Music Phillip Thorne MBE is one of Scotland's most significant guitar players of the last forty years and not just within the realm of classical guitar. His commissioning of new music for guitar and orchestra, his work within the field of performance and education have been a beacon of light for...

Episode 31 – Interview With Guitarist Ant Law

Ant Law
Ant Law is without doubt one of the most creative and expressive guitarists on the music scene today. In this interview with Ged Brockie, Ant discusses music, creativity, working in London and life as a musician.   Ant Law is one of a small band of musicians who not only play other people's music, but works hard exploring his own creativity...

Episode 23 – Interview With Sam Tharp Of Fretish

Fretish on GMI - Guitar & Music Institute
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 3 – Interview With Virtuoso Jazz Guitarist Nigel Clark

Nigel Clark Jazz Guitarist
Nigel Clark Jazz Guitarists - A Performing Musician Nigel Clark is one of Scotland's finest jazz guitarists. His incredible musicality and amazing technique have made him one of the most sought after players not only in his native Scotland, but in Europe and beyond. Find out more about his career, view on music education and how to create an individual...
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