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

Have you ever wished you could perform and work with some of the stellar lights in the music industry? Well, listen to this podcast as this guy has. From working on some of the biggest TV shows in American to playing with Michael McDonald, Stevie Wonder and a host of other big names. Terry Wollman spills the beans on working as a musician in LA, warts and all.


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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

Terry Wollman with Tom-Jones
Terry Wollman with Tom-Jones

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 Eartha Kitt and that’s just a small selection by the way! The answer is not many, but Terry Wallman has and in this podcast interview with GMI – Guitar & Music Institute founder Ged Brockie, Terry talks about his musical career, work and his latest musical release.

Podcast Ep 27 – Table Of Contents

2.06 Beginnings.
5.46 Breaking into the LA music scene.
8.41 Parking cars.
10.40 Auditioning for Billy Preston.
16.02 The harsh reality of the music business!
21.00 Heading out as a solo artist.
25.22 Working as a music director, player in American TV.
26.04 The Production process.
34.37 Recording with Michael McDonald.
39.32 Musical labels such as “smooth guitar”.
40.19 The new release “No Problem”.
41.50 Advice for musicians trying to break into the business.

Video Of Terry Wollman

Watch and listen to Terry in action from a small selection of his many Youtube videos.

Terry working with Michael McDonald

Live performance by Terry of Norwegian Wood

Links To Terry Wollman Online Content

If you’d like to know more about Terry’s latest release, or perhaps just find out more about his music and work then here are the links you’ll need.

The Terry Wollman Radio show Making It With Terry Wollman

Terry’s own website at Terry Wollman.

Terry is of course on Wikipedia if you want a quick potted history of his work and life.

Terry’s new single No Problem is available of iTunes, it’s the #1 most added on Billboard!


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