Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch

Duke Levine

July 01, 2021 Greg Koch / Duke Levine Season 2 Episode 22
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Duke Levine
Chapters
2:13
Jeff Beck, Les Paul, a memorable performance, and Duke’s take on one of Greg’s favorite tunes “Love & Peace”
7:44
Duke’s early inspirations, influences, and familial connection to music
13:00
Duke’s Patreon account, thoughts on social media as a professional musician, and live-streaming
22:01
The Koch Amp, and some good ol’ pedal talk
29:21
How Duke’s splitting his time between his band vs performing with other artists, and what lured him ultimately to the Telecaster
45:35
String gauge, Jimi Hendrix, and Snickers
50:50
Practice vs play
1:03:34
Repertoire talk - what you know and when you whip it out
1:08:52
Duke’s decision to live and remain in Boston throughout his career
Chewing the Gristle with Greg Koch
Duke Levine
Jul 01, 2021 Season 2 Episode 22
Greg Koch / Duke Levine

Duke is a guitarist's guitarist, known for his melodic virtuosity and classic tone. He draws six-string enthusiasts from far and wide to his frequent shows in  Boston when he isn't on the road or in the studio with artists such as Peter Wolf, Shawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dennis Brennan, Slaid Cleaves, and The J Geils Band to name a few. Greg and Duke talk about his upbringing, Patreon and Social Media, Amps, Telecasters, Practicing, Hendrix's Snickers Bars, and Boston.

2:13 - Jeff Beck, Les Paul, a memorable performance, and Duke’s take on one of Greg’s favorite tunes “Love & Peace”
7:44 - Duke’s early inspirations, influences, and familial connection to music
13:00 - Duke’s Patreon account, thoughts on social media as a professional musician, and live-streaming
22:01 - The Koch Amp, and some good ol’ pedal talk
29:21 - How Duke’s splitting his time between his band vs performing with other artists, and what lured him ultimately to the Telecaster
45:35 - String gauge, Jimi Hendrix, and Snickers
50:50 - Practice vs play
63:34 - Repertoire talk - what you know and when you whip it out
68:52 - Duke’s decision to live and remain in Boston throughout his career

Total Length: 76:03


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Show Notes Chapter Markers

Duke is a guitarist's guitarist, known for his melodic virtuosity and classic tone. He draws six-string enthusiasts from far and wide to his frequent shows in  Boston when he isn't on the road or in the studio with artists such as Peter Wolf, Shawn Colvin, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Dennis Brennan, Slaid Cleaves, and The J Geils Band to name a few. Greg and Duke talk about his upbringing, Patreon and Social Media, Amps, Telecasters, Practicing, Hendrix's Snickers Bars, and Boston.

2:13 - Jeff Beck, Les Paul, a memorable performance, and Duke’s take on one of Greg’s favorite tunes “Love & Peace”
7:44 - Duke’s early inspirations, influences, and familial connection to music
13:00 - Duke’s Patreon account, thoughts on social media as a professional musician, and live-streaming
22:01 - The Koch Amp, and some good ol’ pedal talk
29:21 - How Duke’s splitting his time between his band vs performing with other artists, and what lured him ultimately to the Telecaster
45:35 - String gauge, Jimi Hendrix, and Snickers
50:50 - Practice vs play
63:34 - Repertoire talk - what you know and when you whip it out
68:52 - Duke’s decision to live and remain in Boston throughout his career

Total Length: 76:03


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.

Jeff Beck, Les Paul, a memorable performance, and Duke’s take on one of Greg’s favorite tunes “Love & Peace”
Duke’s early inspirations, influences, and familial connection to music
Duke’s Patreon account, thoughts on social media as a professional musician, and live-streaming
The Koch Amp, and some good ol’ pedal talk
How Duke’s splitting his time between his band vs performing with other artists, and what lured him ultimately to the Telecaster
String gauge, Jimi Hendrix, and Snickers
Practice vs play
Repertoire talk - what you know and when you whip it out
Duke’s decision to live and remain in Boston throughout his career