Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch

Prashant Aswani

June 17, 2021 Greg Koch / Prashant Aswani Season 2 Episode 20
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Prashant Aswani
Chapters
1:52
Prashant’s year in 2020 - moving from LA to Northern California, celebrating the birth of his third child, and treasuring time with family
5:19
Coming out to your parents that you want to be a professional musician, and Prashant’s experience telling his parents as a first generation American
7:37
Prashant’s experience attending Berklee College of Music, and translating classical Indian instrumentation and musicality to guitar-music, improvisation, jazz, and rock
19:24
Taking lessons from guitarist Greg Howe, and the recording of Prashant’s first album
24:14
The story behind Prashant’s self-distributed album, a one-way ticket to Milan, and his move to LA to work in Pop music
35:07
The transition to recording and producing professionally, and the importance of staying creative and understanding that word-of-mouth is the best gig-finder a musician can utilize
40:38
How have things changed over time in the music scene of Los Angeles, and how social media plays a role
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Prashant Aswani
Jun 17, 2021 Season 2 Episode 20
Greg Koch / Prashant Aswani

A potentate of the instrumental guitar relm, Prashant is an incredible player, engineer and producer. Greg digs into Prashant's musical journey through the Berklee College of Music, Greg Howe, and then onto the LA music scene.

1:52 - Prashant’s year in 2020 - moving from LA to Northern California, celebrating the birth of his third child, and treasuring time with family
5:19 - Coming out to your parents that you want to be a professional musician, and Prashant’s experience telling his parents as a first-generation American
7:37 - Prashant’s experience attending Berklee College of Music, and translating classical Indian instrumentation and musicality to guitar-music, improvisation, jazz, and rock
19:24 - Taking lessons from guitarist Greg Howe, and the recording of Prashant’s first album
24:14 - The story behind Prashant’s self-distributed album, a one-way ticket to Milan, and his move to LA to work in Pop music
35:07 - The transition to recording and producing professionally, and the importance of staying creative and understanding that word-of-mouth is the best gig-finder a musician can utilize
40:38 - How have things changed over time in the music scene of Los Angeles, and how social media plays a role

Total Length: 71:45


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Show Notes Chapter Markers

A potentate of the instrumental guitar relm, Prashant is an incredible player, engineer and producer. Greg digs into Prashant's musical journey through the Berklee College of Music, Greg Howe, and then onto the LA music scene.

1:52 - Prashant’s year in 2020 - moving from LA to Northern California, celebrating the birth of his third child, and treasuring time with family
5:19 - Coming out to your parents that you want to be a professional musician, and Prashant’s experience telling his parents as a first-generation American
7:37 - Prashant’s experience attending Berklee College of Music, and translating classical Indian instrumentation and musicality to guitar-music, improvisation, jazz, and rock
19:24 - Taking lessons from guitarist Greg Howe, and the recording of Prashant’s first album
24:14 - The story behind Prashant’s self-distributed album, a one-way ticket to Milan, and his move to LA to work in Pop music
35:07 - The transition to recording and producing professionally, and the importance of staying creative and understanding that word-of-mouth is the best gig-finder a musician can utilize
40:38 - How have things changed over time in the music scene of Los Angeles, and how social media plays a role

Total Length: 71:45


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.

Prashant’s year in 2020 - moving from LA to Northern California, celebrating the birth of his third child, and treasuring time with family
Coming out to your parents that you want to be a professional musician, and Prashant’s experience telling his parents as a first generation American
Prashant’s experience attending Berklee College of Music, and translating classical Indian instrumentation and musicality to guitar-music, improvisation, jazz, and rock
Taking lessons from guitarist Greg Howe, and the recording of Prashant’s first album
The story behind Prashant’s self-distributed album, a one-way ticket to Milan, and his move to LA to work in Pop music
The transition to recording and producing professionally, and the importance of staying creative and understanding that word-of-mouth is the best gig-finder a musician can utilize
How have things changed over time in the music scene of Los Angeles, and how social media plays a role