Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch

Steve Wariner

March 18, 2021 Greg Koch / Steve Wariner Season 2 Episode 9
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Steve Wariner
Chapters
2:12
When Steve and Greg first met at a Fender event, and wondering if country music and B-Bender guitars held any relevance at a Fender event
3:42
Steve’s early years as a guitar and bass player, and growing up in Indiana surrounding by musicians in the family
7:44
The beauty of Chet Atkins style guitar in its style and nuance - from style, articulation, and genre-blending motifs to the complexity of repertoire
13:25
The James Burton Guitar Festival, that time Steve Wariner almost lit the place on fire with his incendiary playing, and the importance of practice
18:10
Guitar collections - is it something Steve cares much about, or does he just enjoy picking and plucking?
26:00
The Stratocaster and its 5-way toggle switch - does Steve swap it out for a 3-way, or keep it au naturel?
32:43
Steve’s involvement with The New Nashville Cats
38:01
Jack Pearson, and Steve’s experience with the Grammy awards
57:50
When and why Steve took up singing
1:08:16
A few of Steve’s guilty musical pleasures
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Steve Wariner
Mar 18, 2021 Season 2 Episode 9
Greg Koch / Steve Wariner

One of the 5 Chet Atkins' "Certified Guitar Players (CGP)", Steve is a country-music legend both for his amazing picking and his songwriting - he has 4 Grammy awards, over 50 charted billboard singles, 14 number 1 songs, he is a Grand Ole Opry member, and he's in the Musician's Hall of Fame just to name a few of his accolades. Greg and Steve talk about Chet, The New Nashville Cats, and Strats, along with all sorts of other glorious guitar gristle in this episode.

2:12 - When Steve and Greg first met at a Fender event, and wondering if country music and B-Bender guitars held any relevance at a Fender event
3:42 - Steve’s early years as a guitar and bass player, and growing up in Indiana surrounding by musicians in the family
7:44 - The beauty of Chet Atkins style guitar in its style and nuance - from style, articulation, and genre-blending motifs to the complexity of repertoire
13:25 - The James Burton Guitar Festival, that time Steve Wariner almost lit the place on fire with his incendiary playing, and the importance of practice
18:10 - Guitar collections - is it something Steve cares much about, or does he just enjoy picking and plucking?
26:00 - The Stratocaster and its 5-way toggle switch - does Steve swap it out for a 3-way, or keep it au naturel?
32:43 - Steve’s involvement with The New Nashville Cats
38:01 - Jack Pearson, and Steve’s experience with the Grammy awards
57:50 - When and why Steve took up singing
68:16 - A few of Steve’s guilty musical pleasures

Total Length: 73:05


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Show Notes Chapter Markers

One of the 5 Chet Atkins' "Certified Guitar Players (CGP)", Steve is a country-music legend both for his amazing picking and his songwriting - he has 4 Grammy awards, over 50 charted billboard singles, 14 number 1 songs, he is a Grand Ole Opry member, and he's in the Musician's Hall of Fame just to name a few of his accolades. Greg and Steve talk about Chet, The New Nashville Cats, and Strats, along with all sorts of other glorious guitar gristle in this episode.

2:12 - When Steve and Greg first met at a Fender event, and wondering if country music and B-Bender guitars held any relevance at a Fender event
3:42 - Steve’s early years as a guitar and bass player, and growing up in Indiana surrounding by musicians in the family
7:44 - The beauty of Chet Atkins style guitar in its style and nuance - from style, articulation, and genre-blending motifs to the complexity of repertoire
13:25 - The James Burton Guitar Festival, that time Steve Wariner almost lit the place on fire with his incendiary playing, and the importance of practice
18:10 - Guitar collections - is it something Steve cares much about, or does he just enjoy picking and plucking?
26:00 - The Stratocaster and its 5-way toggle switch - does Steve swap it out for a 3-way, or keep it au naturel?
32:43 - Steve’s involvement with The New Nashville Cats
38:01 - Jack Pearson, and Steve’s experience with the Grammy awards
57:50 - When and why Steve took up singing
68:16 - A few of Steve’s guilty musical pleasures

Total Length: 73:05


Fishman
Dedicated to helping musicians achieve the truest sound possible whenever they plug-in.

Wildwood Guitars
One of the world’s premier retailers of exceptional electric and acoustic guitars.

When Steve and Greg first met at a Fender event, and wondering if country music and B-Bender guitars held any relevance at a Fender event
Steve’s early years as a guitar and bass player, and growing up in Indiana surrounding by musicians in the family
The beauty of Chet Atkins style guitar in its style and nuance - from style, articulation, and genre-blending motifs to the complexity of repertoire
The James Burton Guitar Festival, that time Steve Wariner almost lit the place on fire with his incendiary playing, and the importance of practice
Guitar collections - is it something Steve cares much about, or does he just enjoy picking and plucking?
The Stratocaster and its 5-way toggle switch - does Steve swap it out for a 3-way, or keep it au naturel?
Steve’s involvement with The New Nashville Cats
Jack Pearson, and Steve’s experience with the Grammy awards
When and why Steve took up singing
A few of Steve’s guilty musical pleasures